Pennsylvania contains 164 schools that offer liberal arts and humanities programs. University of Pennsylvania, the highest-ranking liberal arts and humanities school in PA, has a total student population of 24,599 and is the 5th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 164 liberal arts and humanities schools in Pennsylvania, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Joseph's University comes out as the most expensive ($34,548/yr), with East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania as the lowest recorded at only $10,635/yr.
Liberal Arts and Humanities students from Pennsylvania 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.
Also, within the liberal arts and humanities schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from liberal arts and humanities, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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