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370 students earned Liberal Arts degrees in New York in the 2018-2019 year.

A Liberal Arts General Studies major is the 61st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 368
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.1%
  • Black or African American: 9.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.3%
  • White: 53.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 14.1%
  • Other Races: 7.8%
Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Liberal Arts General Studies Grads in New York

There are 6,440 people in the state and 183,750 people in the nation working in liberal arts jobs.

Liberal Arts General Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Liberal Arts General Studies Jobs in New York

Liberal Arts grads earn an average of $112,000 in the state and $76,990 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 27 colleges in New York that offer liberal arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

101 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
51,847 Total Students

The 2.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. This private school has an average net price of $42,397. 9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

93 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,041 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $49,100 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1. The 4.60% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#3

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook
78 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
26,256 Total Students

The average student takes 4.33 years to complete their degree at SUNY Stony Brook. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
30,008 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $54,700 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 4.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
21,635 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 5.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 43% of the teachers are full time. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
14,787 Total Students

90% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $2,910.

#6

SUNY Empire State College

Saratoga Springs
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
17% Graduation Rate
10,424 Total Students

In their early career, SUNY Empire State College grads earn an average salary of $37,500. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. 94% of students get financical aid.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
13,247 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 35%. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. It takes the average student 4.70 years to graduate.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
8,287 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 4.90% which is lower than average. 57% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $15,837.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
19,746 Total Students

78% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate of 4.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

#8

The New School

New York
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
10,544 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. The student loan default rate is 5.30% which is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.26 years to graduate.

Liberal Arts General Studies Careers in NY

Some of the careers liberal arts majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Professors 17% $88,970

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