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2021 Best Value Colleges for Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies in Washington

3 Colleges
462 Bachelor's Degrees
$34,337 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies School for You

Best Value Colleges for Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies in WashingtonArea, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies is the #22 most popular major in Washington with 462 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that 4.3% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies in Washington ranking analyzed 3 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies. To us, 'best value' doesn't just mean the school with the lowest overall costs. For this ranking, we are identifying those area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies schools that provide their students with a hiqh quality education at a price that is lower than other colleges and universities of the same caliber.

To determine the average cost, we look at total expenses - such as tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses - and then subtract the average financial award a student receives. Knowing this amount can help you determine how much you may have to borrow in loans or take out of savings. Depending on your income and other factors, the cost for you to attend a particular school may be more or less.

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Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Value Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

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2021 Best Value Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Schools in Washington

The colleges and universities below are the best for the money for area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies majors.

Best Value Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Schools in Washington

University of Washington - Seattle Campus earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. UW Seattle is a very large public school located in the city of Seattle. UW Seattle also made our Best Colleges for Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies in Washington list, coming in at #1.

It takes the average student at UW Seattle about 4.2 years to graduate, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $36,058. This means that the average student pays around $152,886 to get a bachelor’s degree from UW Seattle. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Washington - Tacoma Campus. Located in the medium-sized city of Tacoma, University of Washington - Tacoma Campus is a public school with a moderately-sized student population. University of Washington - Tacoma Campus also made our Best Colleges for Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies in Washington list, coming in at #2.

The average student at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus graduates in less than 4.2 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $33,304. This means that the average student pays around $141,209 to get a bachelor’s degree from University of Washington - Tacoma Campus. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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University of Washington - Bothell Campus comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. University of Washington - Bothell Campus is a moderately-sized public school located in the suburb of Bothell. University of Washington - Bothell Campus also took the #3 spot in our Best Colleges for Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies in Washington rankings.

It takes the average student at University of Washington - Bothell Campus about 4.4 years to graduate, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $33,648. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from University of Washington - Bothell Campus is about $147,378. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Best Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Schools in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
California 2,657
Hawaii 118
Oregon 122
Alaska 4
Nevada 25

Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Area Studies 301
Ethnic Studies 161

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Majors Similar to Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies

Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 3,485
Psychology 2,377
Communication & Journalism 1,862
Education 1,776
History 478

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 3 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to G. Mützel.

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