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Liberal Arts General Studies Schools in California

149 Liberal Arts students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Liberal Arts General Studies major is the 112th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in California

Liberal Arts majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 117
Post-Master’s Certificate 17
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 17
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 15

Gender Distribution

In California, a liberal arts major is more popular with women than with men.

Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in CA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of liberal arts majors in California is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.0%
  • Black or African American: 5.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.1%
  • White: 48.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.7%
  • Other Races: 21.5%
Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in CA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Liberal Arts General Studies Grads in California

Liberal Arts General Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. CA

Wages for Liberal Arts General Studies Jobs in California

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 17 colleges in California that offer liberal arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
16,732 Total Students

The 5.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 40% of the teachers are full time.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded

The full-time teacher rate is 17%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.40%.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
3,881 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.21 years. The full-time teacher rate is 24%. The student loan default rate of 2.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
35,303 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.66 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 28 to 1.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
40,212 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,700 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 87% get financial aid.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
1,779 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.23 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 33% are considered full time.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
28,036 Total Students

94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $33,700 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.30%.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
31,902 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 48%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,600 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,722.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
29,778 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. A typical student attending SFSU will pay a net price of $15,033. 50% of the teachers are full time.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
2,965 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 29% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $51,900 after earning their degree at this institution. This private institution charges an average net price of $29,267.

#10

Stanford University

Stanford
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
17,381 Total Students

The average student takes 4.26 years to complete their degree at Stanford. This private school has an average net price of $12,265. The 1.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Liberal Arts General Studies Careers in CA

Some of the careers liberal arts majors go into include:

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