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Geography & Cartography Schools in Washington

277 students earned Geography degrees in Washington in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Geography & Cartography is the 86th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Geography & Cartography Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 183
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 49
Master’s Degree 32
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 5
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 3
Associate’s Degree 3
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 3
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Geography & Cartography Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 18.8%
  • Black or African American: 1.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.6%
  • White: 58.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.4%
  • Other Races: 7.6%
Geography & Cartography Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Geography & Cartography Grads in Washington

There are 11,780 people in the state and 479,240 people in the nation working in geography jobs.

Geography & Cartography Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Geography & Cartography Jobs in Washington

In this state, geography grads earn an average of $81,620. Nationwide, they make an average of $80,530.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

140 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
47,400 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 79% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $44,900 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 61% of students receive it.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
16,121 Total Students

86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 68% are considered full time. A typical student attending WWU will pay a net price of $16,439.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
12,633 Total Students

In their early career, EWU grads earn an average salary of $34,600. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The 5.10% student loan default rate is lower than average.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
12,342 Total Students

A typical student attending CWU will pay a net price of $15,175. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 72% are considered full time. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
5,354 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 76%. The student loan default rate of 2.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,244.

#6

Skagit Valley College

Mount Vernon
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,159 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,448. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 62% of students receive it.

#7

Olympic College

Bremerton
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,620 Total Students

47% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,600 a year. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,471 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,647. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 55% are considered full time. 47% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,872 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 97% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,200 a year. This public school has an average net price of $6,678.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,957 Total Students

A typical student attending Everett Community College will pay a net price of $8,602. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Of all the students who attend this school, 49% get financial aid.

Geography & Cartography Careers in WA

Some of the careers geography majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 24% $78,740
Managers 22% $116,700
Geography Professors 11% $66,240
Geographers 0% $81,920

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Political Science & Government 940
Economics 780
Sociology 618
General Social Sciences 534
Anthropology 262
Criminology 84
Other Social Sciences 67
International Relations & Security 66

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