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

2 Colleges
347 Bachelor's Degrees
$31,944 Avg Cost*

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

Best Value Colleges for Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies in ConnecticutWith 347 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies is the #19 most popular major in Connecticut. This means that of the 10,849 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 3.2% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies in Connecticut ranking analyzed 2 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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When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Value Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Schools list to help you make the college decision.

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

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 Connecticut

#1

Yale University

New Haven, CT

Yale University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the midsize city of New Haven, Yale is a private not-for-profit school with a large student population. Yale also made our Best Colleges for Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies in Connecticut list, coming in at #1.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Yale is 4.1 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $25,454. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from Yale is $104,361. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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#2

Connecticut College

New London, CT

Our rankings recognize Connecticut College as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Conn College is a small private not-for-profit school located in the small city of New London. Conn College also made our Best Colleges for Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies in Connecticut list, coming in at #2.

It takes the average student at Conn College about 4.0 years to graduate, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $38,433. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Conn College is $155,269. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Best Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Colleges in the New England Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Vermont 68
Maine 134
Rhode Island 141
Massachusetts 672
New Hampshire 86

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

Major Annual Graduates
Area Studies 244
Ethnic Studies 103

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 2,583
Psychology 1,907
Communication & Journalism 1,308
Education 562
History 457

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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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