Texas contains 162 schools that offer liberal arts and humanities programs. Rice University, the highest-ranking liberal arts and humanities school in TX, has a total student population of 5,576 and is the 28th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 162 liberal arts and humanities schools in Texas, only 14 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Western Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($35,298/yr), with The University of Texas-Pan American as the lowest recorded at only $1,646/yr.
Liberal Arts and Humanities students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are 90 employed mathematicians earning an average yearly salary of $73,680. Education teachers in this state earn $63,670/yr and there are 4,120 employed.
Also, within the liberal arts and humanities schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from liberal arts and humanities, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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