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Geography & Cartography Schools in Alabama

In 2018-2019, 137 students earned their Geography degrees in AL.

A Geography & Cartography major is the 92nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Geography & Cartography Majors in Alabama

Geography majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 90
Master’s Degree 23
Post-Master’s Certificate 14
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 14
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 10

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a geography major is more popular with men than with women.

Geography & Cartography Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of geography majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Black or African American: 8.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.6%
  • White: 74.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.6%
  • Other Races: 6.6%
Geography & Cartography Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Geography & Cartography Grads in Alabama

In this state, there are 2,280 people employed in jobs related to a geography degree, compared to 479,240 nationwide.

Geography & Cartography Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for Geography & Cartography Jobs in Alabama

Geography grads earn an average of $78,650 in the state and $80,530 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Alabama that offer geography degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
7,488 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,557. 100% of the teachers are full time. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
38,390 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $22,232. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,400 a year. The 5.10% student loan default rate is lower than average.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
14,834 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 61%. The student loan default rate of 8.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
8,479 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.79 years. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,962. The 9.80% student loan default rate is lower than average.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
30,440 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 75% of students receive it. Most students complete their degree in 4.44 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

#6

Samford University

Birmingham
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
5,619 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $37,500 after graduation. The 2.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
5,211 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 5.18 years. A typical student attending AUM will pay a net price of $12,680. 96% of students get financical aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,274 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $20,000 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 41%. 96% of students get financical aid.

Geography & Cartography Careers in AL

Some of the careers geography majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Geography Professors 17% $76,640
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 17% $63,560
Managers 6% $101,560
Geographers 0% $0

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to geography.

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Political Science & Government 555
Sociology 247
International Relations & Security 131
General Social Sciences 111
Anthropology 99
Economics 90
Other Social Sciences 18
Criminology 9

View all majors related to Geography & Cartography

View Nationwide Geography & Cartography Report

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