Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Group Studies

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Total Degrees​
Awarded in 2020
9,394
declining 0.403%
Average Wage
$80,099
growing 1.24%
People in Workforce
172,921
growing 4.36%
Average Employee Age
41.1
growing 0.135%

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The locations with the highest concentration of Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Group Studies degree recipients are Columbia, MO, Los Angeles, CA, and New York, NY. The locations with a relatively high number of Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Group Studies degree recipients are Columbia, MO, South Browning, MT, and Wake Forest, NC. The most common degree awarded to students studying Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Group Studies is a bachelors degree.

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Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Group Studies and the types of students that study this field. University of Missouri-Columbia awards the most degrees in Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Group Studies in the US, but College of the Muscogee Nation and Hartford Seminary have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Group Studies.

Tuition costs for Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Group Studies majors are, on average, $0 for in-state public colleges, and $0 for out of state private colleges.

The most common sector, by number of institutions, that offers Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Group Studies programs are Public, 4-year or above institutions (296 total). The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded, is Public, 4-year or above (7,250 completions).

Institutions

Institution with the Most Degrees Awarded in Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Group Studies

The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded in Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Group Studies, is Public, 4-year or above (7,250 completions).

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Tuition Costs for Common Institutions

University of Missouri-Columbia has the most Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Group Studies degree recipients, with 1,218 degrees awarded in 2020.

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Specialized Colleges

Highest Concentration Institution
  1. 38.5%
  2. 26.1%
  3. 21.1%

Out of all institutions that offer Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Group Studies programs and have at least 5 graduates in those programs, College of the Muscogee Nation has the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Group Studies, with 38.5%.

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Degrees Awarded by County

Counties with the Most Degrees Awarded in Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Group Studies

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Growth in Awarded Degrees

Counties with the Fastest Growing Number of Degrees Awarded

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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Cultural & Gender Studies graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field.

The industry that employs the most Cultural & Gender Studies majors is Elementary & secondary schools, though the highest paying industry, by average wage, is Wholesale electronic markets & agents & brokers.

Yearly Income for Common Jobs

The closest comparable data for the 4 Digit Course Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Group Studies is from the 2 Digit Course Cultural & Gender Studies.
$80,099
Average Wage in Workforce
± $5,322
1.24%
1 Year Growth
± 9.51%

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Highest Paying Locations

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This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States colored by the average salary of Cultural & Gender Studies majors.

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Most Common

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Most Specialized

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Compared to other majors, there are an unusually high number of Cultural & Gender Studies majors working as Acupuncturists, Judicial law clerks, and Fundraisers.

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Highest Paid

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Occupations by Share

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172,921
2020 Workforce
± 10,203
4.36%
1 Year Growth
± 8.08%

The number of Cultural & Gender Studies graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 4.36%, from 165,693 in 2019 to 172,921 in 2020.

The largest single share of Cultural & Gender Studies graduates go on to work as Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (5.56%). This chart shows the various jobs filled by those with a major in Cultural & Gender Studies by share of the total number of graduates.

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Most Common

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Highest Paid

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Industries by Share

The closest comparable data for the 4 Digit Course Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Group Studies is from the 2 Digit Course Cultural & Gender Studies.
172,921
2020 Workforce
± 10,203
4.36%
1 Year Growth
± 8.08%

The number of Cultural & Gender Studies graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 4.36%, from 165,693 in 2019 to 172,921 in 2020.

The industry which employs the most Cultural & Gender Studies graduates by share is Elementary & secondary schools, followed by Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges. This visualization shows the industries that hire those who major in Cultural & Gender Studies.

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Specialty Locations

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This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States where there are a relatively high population of Cultural & Gender Studies majors.

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Demographic information for those who earn a degree in Cultural & Gender Studies in the United States.

The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Cultural & Gender Studies is 41.1.

The most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelors Degree. Female employees are more likely to hold Cultural & Gender Studies degrees, and White students are the most common race/ethnicty group awarded degrees in Cultural & Gender Studies (3,577 students).

Workforce Age

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41.1
Average Age in 2020
± 0.745 Years
0.135%
1 Year Change
± 2.6%

This chart shows distribution of ages for employees with a degree in Cultural & Gender Studies. The most common ages of employees with this major are 31 and 29 years old, which represent 3.75% and 3.45% of the population, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded

The most common degree types awarded to students graduating in Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Group Studies are Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree, and Associates Degree.

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Workforce Degrees

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The most common degree types held by the working population in Cultural & Gender Studies are Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree, and Professional degree.

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Sex Imbalance for Common Institutions

Female (81.3%)
Most Common Sex with a Degree in this Field

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Race & Ethnicity by Degrees Awarded

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,577 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,371 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    1,596 degrees awarded

This chart shows the number of degrees awarded in Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Group Studies for each race & ethnicity. White students earned the largest share of the degrees with this major.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Race/Ethnicity and Sex Combination
  1. White Female
    1,553 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,513 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    873 degrees awarded

This chart illustrates the differences by sex for each race & ethnicity of Bachelors Degree recipients in Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Group Studies. White Female students, who earn most of the degrees in this field, are the most common combination of race/ethnicity and sex.

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Global Diversity

The closest comparable data for the 4 Digit Course Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Group Studies is from the 2 Digit Course Cultural & Gender Studies.
Most Common Countries of Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,164 degree recipients
  2. Korea
    1,333 degree recipients
  3. China
    1,135 degree recipients
High Relative Number of Students
  1. Japan
    6.76 times more than expected
  2. United Kingdom, not specified
    6.63 times more than expected
  3. France
    3.59 times more than expected

There are a relatively high number of people that were born in Japan that hold Cultural & Gender Studies degrees (6.76 times more than expected), and the most common country of origin by total numbers for non-US students earning a degree in this field is Mexico (2,164 degree recipients).

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