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Geography & Cartography Schools in Pennsylvania

In 2018-2019, 616 students earned their Geography degrees in PA.

A Geography & Cartography major is the 87th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Geography & Cartography Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Post-Master’s Certificate 188
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 188
Bachelor’s Degree 168
Master’s Degree 96
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 76
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 72
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 72
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 12
Associate’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

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

Geography & Cartography Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.4%
  • Black or African American: 2.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.5%
  • White: 76.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.5%
  • Other Races: 5.4%
Geography & Cartography Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Geography & Cartography Grads in Pennsylvania

In this state, there are 11,330 people employed in jobs related to a geography degree, compared to 479,240 nationwide.

Geography & Cartography Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Geography & Cartography Jobs in Pennsylvania

Geography grads earn an average of $92,050 in the state and $80,530 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 23 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer geography degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

211 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $22,892. Most students complete their degree in 4.33 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

#2

Temple University

Philadelphia
78 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
38,794 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,100 a year. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 54%.

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
91,427 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $40,100 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 82%.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
32,686 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 76%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.40%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $28,758.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
6,084 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,300 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. It takes the average student 4.31 years to graduate.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
26,675 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 74%. 58% of students get financical aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.10%.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
17,669 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.39 years to graduate. The 4.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. In their early career, WCUPA grads earn an average salary of $37,900.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
4,646 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,000 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 4.51 years to graduate. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,604.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
2,465 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.40%. Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. A typical student attending Pitt Johnstown will pay a net price of $20,210.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
7,783 Total Students

64% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Millersville grads earn an average salary of $34,400. It takes the average student 4.43 years to graduate.

Geography & Cartography Careers in PA

Some of the careers geography majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 13% $61,140
Geography Professors 6% $90,260
Managers 3% $116,820

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Economics 2,379
Political Science & Government 2,072
Sociology 952
Criminology 808
International Relations & Security 593
Anthropology 386
General Social Sciences 366
Other Social Sciences 133

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