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Liberal Arts General Studies at George Mason University

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Liberal Arts General Studies at George Mason University

The Liberal Arts General Studies major is part of the liberal arts / sciences & humanities program at George Mason 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. Also, learn how GMU ranks among other schools offering degrees in liberal arts.

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Liberal Arts General Studies Degrees Available at GMU

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts
  • Doctorate Degree in Liberal Arts

GMU Liberal Arts Rankings

In College Factual's most recent rankings for the best schools for liberal arts majors, GMU came in at #13. This puts it in the top 5% of the country in this field of study. It is also ranked #1 in Virginia.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Liberal Arts General Studies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 5
Best Colleges for Liberal Arts General Studies 13
Most Popular Colleges for Liberal Arts General Studies 364

Popularity of Liberal Arts at GMU

During the 2018-2019 academic year, George Mason University handed out 329 bachelor's degrees in liberal arts general studies. Due to this, the school was ranked #364 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 7% over the previous year when 307 degrees were handed out.

How Much Do Liberal Arts Graduates from GMU Make?

Salary of Liberal Arts Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

The median salary of liberal arts students who receive their bachelor's degree at GMU is $34,900. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is higher than the national average of $30,200 for all liberal arts bachelor's degree recipients.

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How Much Student Debt Do Liberal Arts Graduates from GMU Have?

Student Debt of Liberal Arts Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at GMU, liberal arts students borrow a median amount of $20,000 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all liberal arts bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $23,644.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the liberal arts program at GMU is $208 per month.

Liberal Arts Student Diversity at GMU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the liberal arts majors at George Mason University.

GMU Liberal Arts General Studies Bachelor’s Program

Of the 329 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts General Studies from GMU in 2018-2019, 25% were men and 75% were women.

GMU Gender Breakdown of Liberal Arts General Studies Bachelor's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from George Mason University with a bachelor's in liberal arts.

Ethnic Diversity of Liberal Arts General Studies Majors at George Mason University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 44
Black or African American 37
Hispanic or Latino 55
White 161
Non-Resident Aliens 10
Other Races 22

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