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2021 Highest Paid Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Graduates in New York

1,050 Bachelor's Degrees
$31,914 Avg Salary
$20,276 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Graduates in New YorkWith 1,050 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies is the #24 most popular major in New York. This means that 0.0% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

This year's Highest Paid Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Graduates in New York ranking looked at 7 colleges that offer a bachelor's in area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Salaries of Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Majors After Graduation

After graduation, area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies majors from schools in New York earn an average salary of $31,914 per year. Unfortunately, that is 20% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

Looking at area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies schools across the country, we see that the nationwide average salary for graduates in this field is $29,703. This means that graduates from schools in New York make 7% more than the national average.

Average Salary for Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Graduates from Schools in New York  31,914
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63,800
Average Salary for Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Graduates from Schools Nationwide  29,703
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63,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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63,800

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2021 Highest Paid Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Grads in New York

Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies majors.

Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Graduates in New York

#1

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

Our rankings recognize Cornell University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Ithaca, Cornell is a private not-for-profit college with a very large student population.

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Columbia University in the City of New York landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies school. Columbia is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the large city of New York.

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New York University

New York, NY

New York University landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies school. Located in the large city of New York, NYU is a private not-for-profit college with a very large student population.

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Colgate University

Hamilton, NY

Colgate University comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Located in the town of Hamilton, Colgate is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Fordham University

Bronx, NY

Fordham University earned the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large city of Bronx, Fordham U is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population.

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Vassar College

Poughkeepsie, NY

Vassar College landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies school. Located in the large suburb of Poughkeepsie, Vassar is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY

Hofstra University earned the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings. Hofstra is a large private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Hempstead.

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Hobart and William Smith Colleges comes in at #8 in this year's ranking. The Colleges is a small private not-for-profit school located in the town of Geneva.

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#9

Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY

Syracuse University earned the #9 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the midsize city of Syracuse, Syracuse is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

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#10

Binghamton University

Vestal, NY

The #10 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Binghamton University. Binghamton University is a large public school located in the midsize suburb of Vestal.

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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 Colleges Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 37 343
New Jersey 33 143
Maryland 33 203
Delaware 30 29
District of Columbia 28 148

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

Major Annual Graduates
Area Studies 537
Ethnic Studies 513

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 15,332
Psychology 11,265
Communication & Journalism 7,564
Education 4,512
History 2,103

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Notes and References

  • 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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