West Virginia contains 35 schools that offer liberal arts and humanities programs. Marshall University, the highest-ranking liberal arts and humanities school in WV, has a total student population of 13,776 and is the 341st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 35 liberal arts and humanities schools in West Virginia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Charleston comes out as the most expensive ($24,334/yr), with Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $1,483/yr.
Liberal Arts and Humanities students from West 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.
Also, within the liberal arts and humanities schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from liberal arts and humanities, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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