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Geography & Cartography Schools in Massachusetts

172 students earned Geography degrees in Massachusetts in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Geography & Cartography is the 132nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Geography & Cartography Majors in Massachusetts

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 91
Master’s Degree 55
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 13
Post-Master’s Certificate 8
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 8
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 5

Gender Distribution

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

Geography & Cartography Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.9%
  • Black or African American: 3.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.2%
  • White: 69.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 14.0%
  • Other Races: 4.7%
Geography & Cartography Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Geography & Cartography Grads in Massachusetts

In this state, there are 8,990 people employed in jobs related to a geography degree, compared to 479,240 nationwide.

Geography & Cartography Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Geography & Cartography Jobs in Massachusetts

Geography grads earn an average of $99,810 in the state and $80,530 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in Massachusetts that offer geography degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Clark University

Worcester
62 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
3,122 Total Students

92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. An average student at Clark will pay a net price of $28,455. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at Clark.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
8,338 Total Students

90% of students get financical aid. The 7.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
30,593 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 79%. It takes the average student 4.14 years to graduate. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $21,396.

#4

Mount Holyoke College

South Hadley
13 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
2,335 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 79% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 1.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. In their early career, Mt. Holyoke grads earn an average salary of $34,600.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
10,990 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.55 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
6,217 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.90% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 45% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $37,900 after graduation.

#7

Tufts University

Medford
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
11,586 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $31,485. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 64% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.07 years to complete their degree at Tufts.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
5,565 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 5.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. It takes the average student 4.42 years to graduate. 94% of students get financical aid.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
7,199 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $16,647. 90% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

#10

Boston University

Boston
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
34,657 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. It takes the average student 4.08 years to graduate. In their early career, Boston U grads earn an average salary of $49,200.

Geography & Cartography Careers in MA

Some of the careers geography majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Geography Professors 10% $87,530
Managers 7% $120,100

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Economics 3,662
Political Science & Government 2,011
Sociology 1,062
International Relations & Security 1,021
Anthropology 341
General Social Sciences 284
Criminology 273
Other Social Sciences 218

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