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

2 Colleges
343 Bachelor's Degrees
$35,401 Avg Cost*

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

Best Value Colleges for Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies in PennsylvaniaIn 2018-2019, 343 bachelor's degrees were awarded to area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies students who went to a Pennsylvania college or university. This makes it the #28 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 3.2% of all the area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies bachelor's degrees in the country.

For this year's Best Value Colleges for Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies in Pennsylvania ranking, we looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies. When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. Instead, we are looking at those area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies schools that offer a high quality educational experience at a price lower than expected.

When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

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

The following schools top our list of the Best Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Colleges for the Money.

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

#1

Dickinson College

Carlisle, PA

Dickinson College landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies schools. Located in the small city of Carlisle, Dickinson is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. Dickinson not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies in Pennsylvania list.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Dickinson is 4.0 years, and it costs about $39,847 per year to attend the school. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Dickinson is about $160,982. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Millersville University of Pennsylvania earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Millersville is a medium-sized public school located in the large suburb of Millersville. Millersville did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies in Pennsylvania list.

At Millersville, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.4 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $30,955. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Millersville is $137,440. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Best Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
New York 1,050
New Jersey 143
Maryland 203
Delaware 29
District of Columbia 148

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

Major Annual Graduates
Area Studies 193
Ethnic Studies 150

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 7,068
Psychology 5,106
Communication & Journalism 4,603
Education 3,877
History 1,186

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 2 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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