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Geography & Cartography Schools in Wisconsin

285 students earned Geography degrees in Wisconsin in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Geography & Cartography is the 77th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Geography & Cartography Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 176
Master’s Degree 53
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 30
Post-Master’s Certificate 14
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 14
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 12

Gender Distribution

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

Geography & Cartography Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.8%
  • Black or African American: 1.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.0%
  • White: 82.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.9%
  • Other Races: 2.8%
Geography & Cartography Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Geography & Cartography Grads in Wisconsin

There are 12,770 people in the state and 479,240 people in the nation working in geography jobs.

Geography & Cartography Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for Geography & Cartography Jobs in Wisconsin

In this state, geography grads earn an average of $75,520. Nationwide, they make an average of $80,530.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 11 colleges in Wisconsin that offer geography degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

128 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
44,257 Total Students

In their early career, UW - Madison grads earn an average salary of $45,000. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,219.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
11,255 Total Students

80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.62 years. The student loan default rate is 7.50% which is lower than average.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
12,452 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.57 years. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
8,332 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $33,600 after graduation. A typical student attending UW - Stevens Point will pay a net price of $14,192. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
10,623 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.54 years to graduate. A typical student attending UW - La Crosse will pay a net price of $14,478. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.60%.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
25,731 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.86 years. This public school has an average net price of $17,661. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time.

#7

Carthage College

Kenosha
13 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
2,742 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. In their early career, Carthage grads earn an average salary of $37,000. 53% of the teachers are full time.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
8,271 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $15,419. 84% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate is 8.70% which is lower than average.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
4,388 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,000 a year. Most students complete their degree in 4.98 years.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
15,521 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 64%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,695. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.40%.

Geography & Cartography Careers in WI

Some of the careers geography majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 15% $61,980
Managers 13% $75,630
Geographers 0% $0
Geography Professors 0% $70,140

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Economics 1,183
Political Science & Government 764
Sociology 490
Criminology 356
Anthropology 147
International Relations & Security 93
General Social Sciences 65
Other Social Sciences 46

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