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Geography & Cartography at Central Washington University

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Geography & Cartography at Central Washington University

Geography & Cartography is one of the majors in the social sciences program at Central Washington University.

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, average salaries, and more. We've also included details on how CWU ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in geography.

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Geography & Cartography Degrees Available at CWU

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geography

CWU Geography Rankings

The bachelor's program at CWU was ranked #121 on College Factual's Best Schools for geography list. It is also ranked #3 in Washington.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Geography & Cartography Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 83

Popularity of Geography at CWU

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Central Washington University handed out 28 bachelor's degrees in geography and cartography. Due to this, the school was ranked #95 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 56% over the previous year when 18 degrees were handed out.

How Much Do Geography Graduates from CWU Make?

Salary of Geography Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

Geography majors who earn their bachelor's degree from CWU go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $32,900 a year. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is higher than the national average of $32,500 for all geography bachelor's degree recipients.


How Much Student Debt Do Geography Graduates from CWU Have?

Student Debt of Geography Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at CWU, geography students borrow a median amount of $19,534 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all geography bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $22,418.


The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the geography program at CWU is $203 per month.

Geography Student Diversity at CWU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the geography majors at Central Washington University.

CWU Geography & Cartography Bachelor’s Program

The geography program at CWU awarded 28 bachelor's degrees in 2017-2018. About 64% of these degrees went to men with the other 36% going to women.

CWU Gender Breakdown of Geography & Cartography Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 86% of 2018 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Central Washington University with a bachelor's in geography.

Ethnic Diversity of Geography & Cartography Majors at Central Washington University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 24
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 3

Areas of Concentration for Geography

Geography and Cartography students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Geography 15
Other Geography 9
Geographic Information Science 4

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Social Sciences 107
Anthropology 46
Sociology 46
Political Science & Government 22
Economics 14

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