Massachusetts contains 93 schools that offer liberal arts and humanities programs. Harvard University, the highest-ranking liberal arts and humanities school in MA, has a total student population of 27,651 and is the highest ranked school in America.
Of the 93 liberal arts and humanities schools in Massachusetts, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Simmons College comes out as the most expensive ($34,498/yr), with Fitchburg State College as the lowest recorded at only $9,386/yr.
Liberal Arts and Humanities students from Massachusetts schools who go on to become liberal arts and humanities graduate professionals, designers, artists, reporters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,880 people working as education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,160. Also, Mathematicians make on average $93,920 per year and there are about 2,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Massachusetts alone, there are 140 employed mathematicians earning an average yearly salary of $67,750. Education teachers in this state earn $73,240/yr and there are 1,540 employed.
Also, within the liberal arts and humanities schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from liberal arts and humanities, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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