North Carolina contains 116 schools that offer liberal arts and humanities programs. Duke University, the highest-ranking liberal arts and humanities school in NC, has a total student population of 14,350 and is the 15th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 116 liberal arts and humanities schools in North Carolina, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wake Forest University comes out as the most expensive ($28,737/yr), with Rowan-Cabarrus Community College as the lowest recorded at only $76/yr.
Liberal Arts and Humanities students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 40 employed mathematicians earning an average yearly salary of $91,600. Education teachers in this state earn $60,710/yr and there are 1,890 employed.
Also, within the liberal arts and humanities schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from liberal arts and humanities, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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