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Geography & Cartography Schools in Florida

252 students earned Geography degrees in Florida in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Geography & Cartography is the 138th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Geography & Cartography Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 128
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 42
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 27
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 27
Master’s Degree 25
Post-Master’s Certificate 19
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 19
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 11
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 11
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 11

Gender Distribution

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

Geography & Cartography Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.2%
  • Black or African American: 5.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 20.2%
  • White: 56.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.7%
  • Other Races: 5.6%
Geography & Cartography Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Geography & Cartography Grads in Florida

In this state, there are 23,940 people employed in jobs related to a geography degree, compared to 479,240 nationwide.

Geography & Cartography Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Geography & Cartography Jobs in Florida

Geography grads earn an average of $98,420 in the state and $80,530 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in Florida that offer geography degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

University of Florida

Gainesville
72 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
52,218 Total Students

93% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.26 years to complete their degree at UF. A typical student attending UF will pay a net price of $8,057.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
29,772 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $9,768. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.20%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
41,005 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $10,744. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,500 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
43,846 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $36,800 after graduation. The 1.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,838.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
4,727 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 85% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending USF St. Petersburg will pay a net price of $11,788.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
57,942 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $38,700 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 27 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid.

#7

University of Miami

Coral Gables
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
17,331 Total Students

72% of students get financical aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.90%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 79% are considered full time.

#8

Jacksonville University

Jacksonville
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
4,213 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. The student loan default rate of 2.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. It takes the average student 4.27 years to graduate.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,585 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,390. In their early career, UF Online grads earn an average salary of $42,600. Of all the students who attend this school, 88% get financial aid.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
12,847 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,125. The student loan default rate is 6.00% which is lower than average. The average student takes 4.58 years to complete their degree at UWF.

Geography & Cartography Careers in FL

Some of the careers geography majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 31% $59,150
Geography Professors 20% $94,370
Managers 17% $90,740
Geographers 0% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Political Science & Government 2,398
Economics 1,390
Sociology 1,141
International Relations & Security 949
Criminology 816
General Social Sciences 614
Anthropology 565
Other Social Sciences 11

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