Virginia contains 75 schools that offer liberal arts and humanities programs. Washington and Lee University, the highest-ranking liberal arts and humanities school in VA, has a total student population of 2,153 and is the 47th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 75 liberal arts and humanities schools in Virginia, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Washington comes out as the most expensive ($42,518/yr), with Wytheville Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,335/yr.
Liberal Arts and Humanities students from Virginia 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 Virginia alone, there are 570 employed mathematicians earning an average yearly salary of $107,510. Education teachers in this state earn $61,520/yr and there are 1,500 employed.
Also, within the liberal arts and humanities schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from liberal arts and humanities, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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