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2021 Highest Paid Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Graduates in Rhode Island

50 Bachelor's Degrees
$40,600 Avg Salary
$25,000 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Graduates in Rhode IslandIn 2018-2019, 50 bachelor's degrees were awarded to liberal arts / sciences and humanities students who went to a Rhode Island 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 0.1% of all the liberal arts / sciences and humanities bachelor's degrees in the country. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

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 Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Majors After Graduation

After graduating, liberal arts / sciences and humanities majors that go to school in Rhode Island go on to jobs making an average of $40,600 per year. That's right on par with the typical salary of a bachelor's degree holder with a degree from any field.

Looking at liberal arts / sciences and humanities schools across the country, we see that the nationwide average salary for graduates in this field is $30,751. This means that graduates from schools in Rhode Island make 32% more than the national average.

Average Salary for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Graduates from Schools in Rhode Island  40,600
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81,200
Average Salary for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Graduates from Schools Nationwide  30,751
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81,200
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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81,200

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2021 Highest Paid Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Grads in Rhode Island

Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid liberal arts / sciences and humanities majors.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Graduates in Rhode Island

#1

Providence College

Providence, RI

Providence College comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Providence is a small private not-for-profit school located in the medium-sized city of Providence.

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#2

Salve Regina University

Newport, RI

Salve Regina University landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid liberal arts / sciences and humanities school. Salve Regina is a small private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Newport.

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The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Rhode Island. Located in the large suburb of Kingston, URI is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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#4

Rhode Island College

Providence, RI

Rhode Island College landed the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid liberal arts / sciences and humanities school. Located in the large suburb of Providence, RIC is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

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Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges in the New England Region

Explore all the Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges in the New England Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Vermont 33 184
Maine 32 244
Massachusetts 32 904
New Hampshire 31 829
Connecticut 31 744

Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts General Studies 50

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Majors Similar to Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities

Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 695
English Language & Literature 330
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 225
Philosophy & Religious Studies 64
Theology & Religious Vocations 2

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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).
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