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2021 Most Popular Online Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate's Degree Schools

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Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities is one of the most popular majors in the nation, ranking 3rd of all the majors we analyze. In 2018-2019, 547,539 degrees and certificates were awarded to students with this major.

There are so many programs in today's world that it can tough to figure out which one is the right one for you. With more and more schools offering online options, you could even register for a great program on the other side of the country. On top of that, there are a considerable number of trade schools that offer fast-track entry to many fields.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Most Popular Online Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate's Degree Schools ranking. This report analyzed 646 schools in the United States to see which ones were the most popular online associate's degree programs for students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

The colleges and universities below are the most popular for liberal arts / sciences and humanities majors pursuing an online associate's degree.

#1

Valencia College

Orlando, FL

Our analysis found Valencia College to be the most popular school for liberal arts / sciences and humanities students who want to pursue an online associate’s degree in the United States. Located in the large city of Orlando, Valencia College is a public college with a fairly large student population.

Of the 7,041 students majoring in liberal arts / sciences and humanities at Valencia College, 41% are male and 59% are female.

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#2

Lone Star College System

The Woodlands, TX

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Lone Star College System. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Most Popular Online Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools list. North Harris Montgomery is a very large public school located in the city of The Woodlands.

About 63% of the students majoring in liberal arts / sciences and humanities at the school are women while 37% are male.

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The in-demand online associate’s degree programs at Houston Community College helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best liberal arts / sciences and humanities schools in the United States. Houston Community College is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Houston.

Women make up 65% of the liberal arts / sciences and humanities majors at the school.

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The in-demand online associate’s degree programs at Florida State College at Jacksonville helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best liberal arts / sciences and humanities schools in the United States. FSCJ is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Jacksonville.

Of the 2,591 students majoring in liberal arts / sciences and humanities at FSCJ, 38% are male and 62% are female.

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#5

Central Texas College

Killeen, TX

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Central Texas College. It ranked #5 on our 2021 Most Popular Online Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools list. Central Texas College is a large public school located in the medium-sized suburb of Killeen.

Of the 2,338 students majoring in liberal arts / sciences and humanities at Central Texas College, 58% are male and 42% are female.

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With a ranking of #6, Seminole State College of Florida did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for liberal arts / sciences and humanities students working on their online associate’s degree. Seminole State is a large public school located in the city of Sanford.

About 58% of the students majoring in liberal arts / sciences and humanities at the school are women while 42% are male.

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Eastern Florida State College ranked #7 on this year’s Most Popular Online Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools list. Located in the large suburb of Cocoa, EFSC is a public school with a large student population.

Of the 2,306 students majoring in liberal arts / sciences and humanities at EFSC, 39% are male and 61% are female.

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#8

Santa Fe College

Gainesville, FL

Santa Fe College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular online places for liberal arts / sciences and humanities students to get a associate’s degree. It came in at #8 on the list. Located in the midsize suburb of Gainesville, Santa Fe College is a public college with a large student population.

Of the 2,228 students majoring in liberal arts / sciences and humanities at Santa Fe College, 48% are male and 52% are female.

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#9

Tallahassee Community College

Tallahassee, FL

Tallahassee Community College landed the #9 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular online associate’s degree liberal arts / sciences and humanities programs. Located in the city of Tallahassee, Tallahassee Community College is a public college with a large student population.

About 54% of the students majoring in liberal arts / sciences and humanities at the school are women while 46% are male.

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#10

Indian River State College

Fort Pierce, FL

Indian River State College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular online places for liberal arts / sciences and humanities students to get a associate’s degree. It came in at #10 on the list. Located in the large suburb of Fort Pierce, Indian River State College is a public school with a fairly large student population.

About 66% of the students majoring in liberal arts / sciences and humanities at the school are women while 34% are male.

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Georgia State University-Perimeter College came in at #11 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools ranking. Georgia State University-Perimeter College is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Atlanta.

Women make up 67% of the liberal arts / sciences and humanities majors at the school.

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Florida SouthWestern State College came in at #12 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools ranking. Located in the suburb of Fort Myers, FSW is a public school with a fairly large student population.

About 65% of the students majoring in liberal arts / sciences and humanities at the school are women while 35% are male.

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Cuyahoga Community College District came in at #13 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools ranking. Cuyahoga Community College District is a very large public school located in the city of Cleveland.

Women make up 65% of the liberal arts / sciences and humanities majors at the school.

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#14

Bergen Community College

Paramus, NJ

With a ranking of #14, Bergen Community College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for liberal arts / sciences and humanities students working on their online associate’s degree. Bergen Community College is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of Paramus.

Women make up 54% of the liberal arts / sciences and humanities majors at the school.

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University of Maryland Global Campus came in at #15 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools ranking. Located in the large suburb of Adelphi, UMGC is a public school with a fairly large student population.

Women make up 42% of the liberal arts / sciences and humanities majors at the school.

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#16

Daytona State College

Daytona Beach, FL

Daytona State College ranked #16 on this year’s Most Popular Online Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools list. Daytona State College is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Daytona Beach.

About 64% of the students majoring in liberal arts / sciences and humanities at the school are women while 36% are male.

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Northern Virginia Community College landed the #17 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular online associate’s degree liberal arts / sciences and humanities programs. Northern Virginia Community College is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of Annandale.

Women make up 61% of the liberal arts / sciences and humanities majors at the school.

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#18

Portland Community College

Portland, OR

With a ranking of #18, Portland Community College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for liberal arts / sciences and humanities students working on their online associate’s degree. Portland Community College is a fairly large public school located in the city of Portland.

Of the 2,657 students majoring in liberal arts / sciences and humanities at Portland Community College, 40% are male and 60% are female.

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#19

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, IN

With a ranking of #19, Ivy Tech Community College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for liberal arts / sciences and humanities students working on their online associate’s degree. Ivy Tech Community College is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Indianapolis.

Women make up 65% of the liberal arts / sciences and humanities majors at the school.

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Columbus State Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular online places for liberal arts / sciences and humanities students to get a associate’s degree. It came in at #20 on the list. Located in the large city of Columbus, Columbus State is a public college with a very large student population.

Women make up 49% of the liberal arts / sciences and humanities majors at the school.

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El Paso Community College came in at #21 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools ranking. Located in the city of El Paso, El Paso Community College is a public school with a very large student population.

Of the 1,489 students majoring in liberal arts / sciences and humanities at El Paso Community College, 36% are male and 64% are female.

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Wake Technical Community College came in at #22 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools ranking. Wake Technical Community College is a very large public school located in the suburb of Raleigh.

About 55% of the students majoring in liberal arts / sciences and humanities at the school are women while 45% are male.

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#23

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, KS

Johnson County Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular online places for liberal arts / sciences and humanities students to get a associate’s degree. It came in at #23 on the list. Located in the midsize city of Overland Park, JCCC is a public college with a fairly large student population.

Women make up 59% of the liberal arts / sciences and humanities majors at the school.

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#24

Pasco-Hernando State College

New Port Richey, FL

Pasco-Hernando State College ranked #24 on this year’s Most Popular Online Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools list. Located in the large suburb of New Port Richey, PHSC is a public college with a large student population.

Women make up 63% of the liberal arts / sciences and humanities majors at the school.

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Austin Community College District did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular online places for liberal arts / sciences and humanities students to get a associate’s degree. It came in at #25 on the list. Located in the city of Austin, Austin Community College District is a public college with a fairly large student population.

Women make up 63% of the liberal arts / sciences and humanities majors at the school.

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#27

Saint Louis Community College

Saint Louis, MO
#30

Pikes Peak Community College

Colorado Springs, CO
#31

Grand Rapids Community College

Grand Rapids, MI
#34

Polk State College

Winter Haven, FL
#36

Clark College

Vancouver, WA
#38

Lane Community College

Eugene, OR
#41

Ocean County College

Toms River, NJ
#44

Montgomery College

Rockville, MD
#45

Hinds Community College

Raymond, MS
#47

College of Southern Nevada

Las Vegas, NV

Additional Award Winners

This section shows the remainder of the schools awarded a Most Popular Online Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate's Degree Schools badge. Showing in this list means the school was ranked in the top 15% of the 646 different United States liberal arts / sciences and humanities schools we analyzed.

Rank College Location
50 College of Central Florida Ocala, FL
52 Jefferson Community and Technical College Louisville, KY
53 University of North Georgia Dahlonega, GA
54 Community College of Baltimore County Baltimore, MD
55 Motlow State Community College Tullahoma, TN
56 Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom Lakewood, WA
57 Pima Community College Tucson, AZ
58 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Perkinston, MS
59 Mt. Hood Community College Gresham, OR
60 Anne Arundel Community College Arnold, MD
61 Northwest Mississippi Community College Senatobia, MS
62 Cape Fear Community College Wilmington, NC
63 Lorain County Community College Elyria, OH
64 Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids, IA
65 Tyler Junior College Tyler, TX
66 Volunteer State Community College Gallatin, TN
67 Columbia College Columbia, MO
68 City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College Chicago, IL
69 Rio Hondo College Whittier, CA
70 Chandler-Gilbert Community College Chandler, AZ
71 Anoka-Ramsey Community College Coon Rapids, MN
72 Spokane Falls Community College Spokane, WA
72 Dixie State University Saint George, UT
74 Trinity Valley Community College Athens, TX
75 Normandale Community College Bloomington, MN
76 Bluegrass Community and Technical College Lexington, KY
77 Central New Mexico Community College Albuquerque, NM
78 John C Calhoun State Community College Tanner, AL
79 San Antonio College San Antonio, TX
80 Arkansas Tech University Russellville, AR
81 Saint Johns River State College Palatka, FL
82 Georgia Highlands College Rome, GA
83 Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Salisbury, NC
83 Vincennes University Vincennes, IN
85 Illinois Central College East Peoria, IL
86 College of Southern Maryland La Plata, MD
87 North Central Texas College Gainesville, TX
88 Butler Community College El Dorado, KS
89 Georgia Military College Milledgeville, GA
90 St Clair County Community College Port Huron, MI
91 Jones County Junior College Ellisville, MS
92 Union County College Cranford, NJ
93 Oklahoma City Community College Oklahoma City, OK
94 NorthWest Arkansas Community College Bentonville, AR
95 Northeast State Community College Blountville, TN
96 St Charles Community College Cottleville, MO

Honorable Mentions

These are some additional schools worth mentioning that are also great but just didn't quite make the cut to earn our top Most Popular Online Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate's Degree Schools award.

Rank College Location
97 Guilford Technical Community College Jamestown, NC
97 Chattanooga State Community College Chattanooga, TN
99 Metropolitan Community College Omaha, NE
100 Pierce College-Puyallup Puyallup, WA
101 Waubonsee Community College Sugar Grove, IL
102 Lakeland Community College Kirtland, OH
103 Monroe Community College Rochester, NY
104 Oakton Community College Des Plaines, IL
105 Moberly Area Community College Moberly, MO
106 Saint Leo University Saint Leo, FL
107 Leeward Community College Pearl City, HI
108 Prince George’s Community College Largo, MD
109 Community College of Denver Denver, CO
109 Hutchinson Community College Hutchinson, KS
111 Heartland Community College Normal, IL
112 John Tyler Community College Chester, VA
113 Tidewater Community College Norfolk, VA
114 Gulf Coast State College Panama City, FL
115 Schoolcraft College Livonia, MI
116 Navarro College Corsicana, TX
117 Century College - White Bear Lake White Bear Lake, MN
118 Barton County Community College Great Bend, KS
118 Lord Fairfax Community College Middletown, VA
120 Kapiolani Community College Honolulu, HI
121 State Fair Community College Sedalia, MO
122 Edmonds Community College Lynnwood, WA
122 Pearl River Community College Poplarville, MS
124 Phoenix College Phoenix, AZ
125 Bristol Community College Fall River, MA
126 Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh, PA
127 Iowa Western Community College Council Bluffs, IA
128 Camden County College Blackwood, NJ
129 Eastern Iowa Community College District Davenport, IA

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Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts General Studies 547,539

Majors Similar to Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities

Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 153,295
English Language & Literature 59,299
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 34,386
Theology & Religious Vocations 32,172
Philosophy & Religious Studies 16,252

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Jacques Sablet (Switzerland, Morges, 1749-1803).

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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