Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies

2022 Best Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Schools in the Southwest Region

6 Colleges in the Southwest Region
660 Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Degrees Awarded
$29,463 Avg Early-Career Salary
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies degree programs are on the lower end of the spectrum in terms of popularity. In fact, the major ranks #30 out of the 38 majors we look at each year. While this may limit the number of schools that offer the degree program, there are still top-quality ones to be found.

College Factual reviewed 6 schools in the Southwest Region to determine which ones were the best for degree seekers in the field of area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 660 degrees in area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies during the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Choosing a Great Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies School

Best Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Schools in the Southwest Region The area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies program you select can have a big impact on your future. That's why we developed our collection of Best Schools for Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies rankings. In order to come up with a best overall ranking for area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies schools, we combine our degree-level rankings, weighting them by the number of degrees awarded at each level.

In order to find the schools that are the best fit for you, you may want to filter to one of the degree levels below.

Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Rankings by Degree Level

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 Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Schools in the Southwest Region list to help you make the college decision. More interested in schools in a specific area of the country? Filter this list by region or state.

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Best Schools for Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies in the Southwest Region

Although we recommend filtering by degree level first, you can view the list below to see which schools give the educational experience for the area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies degree levels they offer.

Top Southwest Region Schools in Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In TX
143 Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Degrees Awarded

Every student who is interested in area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies has to look into The University of Texas at Austin. UT Austin is a fairly large public university located in the large city of Austin. A Best Schools rank of #52 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means UT Austin is a great university overall.

There were about 143 area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies students who graduated with this degree at UT Austin in the most recent year we have data available.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In OK
$14,416 Median Student Debt

Every student pursuing a degree in area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies has to look into Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Southeastern Oklahoma State University is a medium-sized public university located in the distant town of Durant. This university ranks 16th out of 36 colleges for overall quality in the state of Oklahoma.

There were about 26 area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies students who graduated with this degree at Southeastern Oklahoma State University in the most recent data year.

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
45 Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Degrees Awarded

Arizona State University - Tempe is a wonderful decision for students interested in a degree in area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies. Located in the city of Tempe, ASU - Tempe is a public university with a very large student population. A Best Schools rank of #354 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means ASU - Tempe is a great university overall.

There were approximately 45 area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies students who graduated with this degree at ASU - Tempe in the most recent data year. Students who graduate with their degree from the area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies program report average early career wages of $27,900.

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University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
99 Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Degrees Awarded

University of Arizona is a good option for students interested in a degree in area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies. University of Arizona is a fairly large public university located in the large city of Tucson. A Best Schools rank of #487 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means University of Arizona is a great university overall.

There were approximately 99 area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies students who graduated with this degree at University of Arizona in the most recent data year. Students who graduate with their degree from the area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies program report average early career wages of $27,900.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
6th Most Popular In AZ

ASU - Skysong is a fairly large public university located in the city of Scottsdale. This university ranks 9th out of 30 colleges for overall quality in the state of Arizona.

There were roughly 12 area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies students who graduated with this degree at ASU - Skysong in the most recent data year.

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In NM
66 Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Degrees Awarded

Located in the large city of Albuquerque, UNM is a public university with a very large student population. This university ranks 6th out of 27 colleges for overall quality in the state of New Mexico.

There were about 66 area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies students who graduated with this degree at UNM in the most recent data year.

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Best Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies Colleges by State

Explore the best area, ethnic, culture, and gender studies colleges for a specific state in the Southwest Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Arizona 38 180
Texas 38 292
Oklahoma 38 122
New Mexico 37 102

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

Major Annual Graduates
Ethnic Studies 377
Area Studies 283

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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • 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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