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Geography & Cartography Schools in Utah

In 2018-2019, 201 students earned their Geography degrees in UT.

In terms of popularity, Geography & Cartography is the 74th most popular major in the state out of a total 263 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Geography & Cartography Majors in Utah

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 110
Post-Master’s Certificate 49
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 49
Master’s Degree 14
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 11
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 8
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 8
Associate’s Degree 5
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4

Gender Distribution

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

Geography & Cartography Majors in UT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.5%
  • White: 79.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.0%
  • Other Races: 10.9%
Geography & Cartography Majors in UT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Geography & Cartography Grads in Utah

In this state, there are 3,530 people employed in jobs related to a geography degree, compared to 479,240 nationwide.

Geography & Cartography Jobs Nationwide vs. UT

Wages for Geography & Cartography Jobs in Utah

A typical salary for a geography grad in the state is $73,890, compared to a typical salary of $80,530 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

#1

University of Utah

Salt Lake City
76 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
32,852 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 85% get financial aid. A typical student attending U of U will pay a net price of $14,364. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
34,318 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $41,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. The student loan default rate is 1.50% which is lower than average.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
27,810 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,150. It takes the average student 4.68 years to graduate. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.60%.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
29,644 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,832. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. The average student takes 4.83 years to complete their degree at WSU.

#5

Salt Lake Community College

Salt Lake City
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
29,517 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $30,200 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $7,561.

#6

Snow College

Ephraim
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,383 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
11,224 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,284. Graduates earn an average $30,200 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
41,728 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 75% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.90%. The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1.

Geography & Cartography Careers in UT

Some of the careers geography majors go into include:

Job Title UT Job Growth UT Median Salary
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 37% $58,000
Managers 31% $92,070

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

Major Annual Graduates in UT
Economics 868
Political Science & Government 452
Sociology 442
Anthropology 149
Urban Studies 132
General Social Sciences 89
Criminology 52
International Relations & Security 47

View all majors related to Geography & Cartography

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