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2022 Best Colleges for African-American Studies

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1,009

Graduates Per Year

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$44K

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#209

Most Popular Major

Popularity

Average Popularity

1,009

84% NATIONAL AVG

Diplomas Received Last Year

201

5% NATIONAL AVG

Colleges Offering this Degree

Most Popular Degrees

208

Family and Community Services

1,063

209

African-American Studies

1,009

210

German Language and Literature

1,001

Cost

Somewhat Expensive

$35,024

10% NATIONAL AVG

Median Degree Cost

Most Expensive Degrees

136

Pre-Dentistry Studies

$35,119

137

African-American Studies

$35,024

138

Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

$34,810

Salary

Low Salary

$29,876

23% NATIONAL AVG

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

Average Salary

315

Religious Education

$29,911

316

African-American Studies

$29,876

317

Women's Studies

$29,876

Professors

Bad

3.9/5

2.5% NATIONAL AVG

Median Student Rating

Highest Student Rated Professors

251

Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing

252

African-American Studies

253

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering

Students

Not Very Diverse

3.4/5

6.02% NATIONAL AVG

Student Diversity Index

Most Diverse

269

European Studies

270

African-American Studies

271

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SUMMARY

Studying African-American Studies is a valuable choice and generally a critical first step for students seeking to pursue a career as an african-american linguistics professor, an african-american studies professor, or an immigration social worker. In fact, african-american studies is an uncommon major ranking as the 209th most popular area of study. Last year, there were 1,009 african-american studies graduates. In-state tuition for african-american studies at private schools is, on average, 4.7 times more expensive than their public rivals.

There are 201 colleges that offer african-american studies. 201 schools is fairly average in terms of the number of institutions which offer each degree. If you're hoping to surround yourself with other african-american studies students, look at colleges in California which have more students admitted to african-american studies than any other state. More generally, the best region to get a degree in african-american studies is in the Southeast region with University of Florida, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and University of Virginia-Main Campus best representing the region. Interestingly, our selection of the best conference to major in african-american studies is the Pacific-12 Conference with University of Arizona, University of California-Berkeley, and University of California-Los Angeles representing the conference. From our comprehensive list of the best colleges, our selection for the best college for african-american studies is Stanford University.

The overall 'best' school might not actually be the best school for you. There can be tons of angels to think about when selecting ​university. Stuff like campus amenities, transportation services, and food might definitely affect your decision on where to go to university. At authority.org, we evaluated the pros and cons for you. If, for example, you are intrigued by which african-american studies university is home to the top college campus, the winner is Harvard University. If you are very interested in which college boasts the top campus, we have a whole page dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through student reviews, professor reviews, government databases, and more in order to compare every U.S. major in an unbiased and informative way. You can find our comprehensive list for the schools with the best student life here and, from that list, our choice for the college with the best student life for african-american studies is University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Curious why? Continue scrolling to find out more about our top choices. Many of our decisions will probably surprise you.

If expense is a significant influence in your choice of where you attend university, you might be cautious about Columbia University in the City of New York. Columbia University in the City of New York is the most expensive college for african-american studies, at least regarding out of state students. That being said, we have a page for the most expensive universities that could put the cost at Columbia University in the City of New York into perspective. Additionally, you may be interested to know that african-american studies is the 137th most expensive major in the US, with an average associated cost of $35,000. On a broader scale, the most expensive state for african-american studies nationally is Connecticut with costs at the main two universities Wesleyan University and Yale University of $56,704 and $55,500 respectively. To zoom out even further, the most expensive region for african-american studies is the New England region which is best demonstrated with Wesleyan University with a cost of $56,704, Yale University with a cost of $55,500, and Amherst College with a cost of $57,640.

Our cheapest region for african-american studies is the Southeast region which is represented by University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a cost of $17,246, University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a cost of $19,581, and University of Memphis with a cost of $12,048. In better news, the most affordable university for african-american studies is University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Authority.org's full list of the most affordable colleges can be explored here.

In-state students can anticipate paying around $11,300 for a degree in african-american studies. That price inflates significantly to a median of $29,800 for the out-of-state public-school undergraduate. Our selection for the school representing the best value for african-american studies: Stanford University. On this page you can see our comprehensive list about the universities we see as being the best value in general. That being said, this idea is based on the assumption that you are an out-of-state student. A discussion of value changes when in-state tuition is considered, but we do not know in which states any one student has residency.

Earnings for african-american studies students range widely, but two-years after leaving college graduates will regularly earn around $43,900. While there is much variation in earnings potential; top earners can enjoy pay up to $77,600. Straight out of college, the lowest earning jobs within the african-american studies space make $25,000, which isn't that bad. The top earning grads from african-american studies graduated from Stanford University and if you want to find the schools with all of the highest earning graduates, we have that too.

The prevailing diversity of african-american studies falls below average, coming in the 32nd percentile of all programs. The university with the most composite diversity for african-american studies is New York University and here you can find our general list of the universities which have the most diversity. The financial diversity of African-American Studies is only in the 51st percentile of all majors. Racial diversity is even less in the 29th percentile. Black undergraduates make up the largest share at 70% of students studying african-american studies. Additionally, 68% of undergrads pursuing an african-american studies major are women.

The median ranking of african-american studies professors is 3.9 stars, a ranking which is 2% below the median for all majors; which is a subpar score. If you are curious about the most popular african-american studies instructor nationally, consider looking up Andreas Woods at Howard University. It might come as a surprise, but the highest rated professors for african-american studies according to students come from Howard University. As we incorporate data other than basic rankings it becomes clear that the school possessing the overall best professors for african-american studies is Stanford University. One will find more detail on our evolving ranking methodology for the best overall professors here, along with some of the top instructors nationwide.

Finally, the most difficult school to get into for african-american studies is Stanford University. While we are unsure why you would be interested, we have a detailed list of the hardest colleges to get into. That being said, we hope you believe that approaching higher education with a perspective only built on superlatives could be said to be the root of many of higher education's fundamental problems. We at Authority encourage you to look at some of our other pages on individual topics and read some of our informative background pages on essential details to think about as your school search continues.

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Harvard University

#1 Best Colleges for African-American Studies

Harvard University is a very large private university located in Cambridge, MA ranked 3rd in America. It has a total of 14,467 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, accepting 4.64% of applicants. Harvard University offers 375 different majors and is best known for its History, Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $47,730 per year, Harvard University is very high-priced. 77.7% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to make more or less $89,700 per year, which is 116% above the national median.

Cambridge, MA

www.harvard.edu

A+

Rating

5%

Acceptance

41,987

Students

#3

Ranking

$47,730

Tuition

Yale University

#2 Best Colleges for African-American Studies

Yale University is a large private university located in New Haven, CT ranked 4th in the United States. It has a total of 6,748 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, accepting 6.08% of applicants. Yale University offers 297 different majors and is best known for its American Studies, Religious Studies, and History programs (nationally ranked 1st, 1st, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $55,500 per year, Yale University is very pricey. 89.63% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to generate about $83,200 per year, which is 100% greater than the national median.

New Haven, CT

https://www.yale.edu

A+

Rating

6%

Acceptance

14,389

Students

#4

Ranking

$55,500

Tuition

University of California-Los Angeles

#3 Best Colleges for African-American Studies

University of California-Los Angeles is a very large public university located in Los Angeles, CA ranked 33rd in America. It has a total of 33,703 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting 12.32% of applicants. University of California-Los Angeles offers 333 different majors and is best known for its Psychology, Sociology, and Political Science and Government programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $11,442 for students from California and $41,196 for those from out-of-state, University of California-Los Angeles is quite expensive. 80.62% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, working. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to earn more or less $60,700 per year, which is 46% above the national median.

Los Angeles, CA

www.ucla.edu/

A+

Rating

12%

Acceptance

47,103

Students

#33

Ranking

$41,196

Tuition

Amherst College

#4 Best Colleges for African-American Studies

Amherst College is a small private liberal arts college located in Amherst, MA ranked 29th in the US. It has a total of 1,946 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting 11.31% of applicants. Amherst College offers 39 different majors and is best known for its French Language and Literature, Mathematics, and African-American Studies programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 4th, and 4th respectively). With an annual tuition of $57,640 per year, Amherst College is exceptionally pricey. 90.32% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor force. After college, alumni go on to bring home near $65,000 per year, which is 56% greater than the national median.

Amherst, MA

www.amherst.edu

A+

Rating

11%

Acceptance

1,946

Students

#29

Ranking

$57,640

Tuition

Stanford University

#5 Best Colleges for African-American Studies

Stanford University is a large private university located in Stanford, CA ranked 2nd in the nation. It has a total of 8,290 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, accepting 4.34% of applicants. Stanford University offers 227 different majors and is best known for its Human Biology, Industrial Management, and Earth Sciences programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $52,857 per year, Stanford University is exceptionally pricey. 89.2% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to make roughly $94,000 per year, which is 126% above the national median.

Stanford, CA

www.stanford.edu/

A+

Rating

4%

Acceptance

20,993

Students

#2

Ranking

$52,857

Tuition

University of Virginia-Main Campus

#6 Best Colleges for African-American Studies

University of Virginia-Main Campus is a very large public university located in Charlottesville, VA ranked 45th in the nation. It has a total of 18,983 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, with a 23.94% acceptance rate. University of Virginia-Main Campus offers 210 different majors and is best known for its Systems Engineering, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $14,836 for in-state students and $47,257 for those from out-of-state, University of Virginia-Main Campus is very high-priced. 88.79% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to make more or less $61,200 per year, which is 47% over the national median.

Charlottesville, VA

https://www.virginia.edu

A+

Rating

24%

Acceptance

28,593

Students

#45

Ranking

$47,257

Tuition

Wesleyan University

#7 Best Colleges for African-American Studies

Wesleyan University is a small private liberal arts college located in Middletown, CT ranked 48th in America. It has a total of 3,261 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, with a 16.48% acceptance rate. Wesleyan University offers 85 different majors and is best known for its Italian Studies, American Studies, and Physiological Psychology programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 3rd respectively). With an annual tuition of $56,704 per year, Wesleyan University is exceptionally expensive. 89.47% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, entering the workforce. Open graduating, alumni go on to take home close to $54,700 per year, which is 32% above the national median.

Middletown, CT

www.wesleyan.edu

A+

Rating

16%

Acceptance

3,524

Students

#48

Ranking

$56,704

Tuition

University of California-Berkeley

#8 Best Colleges for African-American Studies

University of California-Berkeley is a very large public university located in Berkeley, CA ranked 68th in the United States. It has a total of 32,700 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting 16.25% of applicants. University of California-Berkeley offers 315 different majors and is best known for its Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Natural Resources and Conservation, and Environmental Studies programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $11,442 for students from California and $41,196 for those from out-of-state, University of California-Berkeley is rather costly. 58.68% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, entering the workforce. After finishing college, alumni go on to take home roughly $64,700 per year, which is 56% above the national median.

Berkeley, CA

www.berkeley.edu

A+

Rating

16%

Acceptance

45,183

Students

#68

Ranking

$41,196

Tuition

Columbia University in the City of New York

#9 Best Colleges for African-American Studies

Columbia University in the City of New York is a very large private university located in New York, NY ranked 9th in the United States. It has a total of 8,628 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, with a 5.45% acceptance rate. Columbia University in the City of New York offers 467 different majors and is best known for its Sustainability Studies, Art History, and Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $58,920 per year, Columbia University in the City of New York is exceptionally high-priced. 78.72% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to bring home around $83,300 per year, which is 101% greater than the national median.

New York, NY

www.columbia.edu

A+

Rating

5%

Acceptance

33,301

Students

#9

Ranking

$58,920

Tuition

Brandeis University

#10 Best Colleges for African-American Studies

Brandeis University is a mid-sized private university located in Waltham, MA ranked 61st in the United States. It has a total of 3,871 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, with a 29.9% acceptance rate. Brandeis University offers 111 different majors and is best known for its Near and Middle Eastern Studies, Experimental Psychology, and Public Policy Analysis programs (nationally ranked 1st, 4th, and 4th respectively). With an annual tuition of $55,340 per year, Brandeis University is exceptionally expensive. 87.1% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to bring in roughly $57,900 per year, which is 39% greater than the national median.

Waltham, MA

www.brandeis.edu/

A+

Rating

30%

Acceptance

6,400

Students

#61

Ranking

$55,340

Tuition

The University of Texas at Austin

#11 Best Colleges for African-American Studies

The University of Texas at Austin is a very large public university located in Austin, TX ranked 81st in America. It has a total of 43,132 full-time undergraduate students and is somewhat competitive, accepting barely below 1 out of every 3 applicants. The University of Texas at Austin offers 339 different majors and is best known for its Communication Sciences and Disorders, Writing, and Accounting programs (nationally ranked 1st, 1st, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $10,824 for students from Texas and $38,326 for those from out-of-state, The University of Texas at Austin is quite expensive. 77.77% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to earn more or less $58,200 per year, which is 40% above the national median.

Austin, TX

www.utexas.edu

A+

Rating

32%

Acceptance

55,128

Students

#81

Ranking

$38,326

Tuition

Berea College

#12 Best Colleges for African-American Studies

Berea College is a small private college located in Berea, KY ranked 165th in the US. It has a total of 1,725 full-time undergraduate students and is somewhat competitive, accepting around 3/10ths of applicants. Berea College offers 44 different majors and is best known for its Agriculture, Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, and Asian Studies programs (nationally ranked 6th, 10th, and 10th respectively). With an annual tuition of $44,100 per year, Berea College is rather high-priced. 61.07% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, joining the workforce. Open graduating, alumni go on to take in close to $33,700 per year, which is 19% below the national median.

Berea, KY

https://www.berea.edu

A

Rating

30%

Acceptance

1,725

Students

#165

Ranking

$44,100

Tuition

Hamilton College

#13 Best Colleges for African-American Studies

Hamilton College is a small private liberal arts college located in Clinton, NY ranked 44th in the nation. It has a total of 2,083 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, with a 16.39% acceptance rate. Hamilton College offers 42 different majors and is best known for its Literature, Chinese Language and Literature, and Creative Writing programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 7th, and 8th respectively). With an annual tuition of $55,970 per year, Hamilton College is very pricey. 92.82% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, working. After finishing college, alumni go on to take in close to $60,200 per year, which is 45% greater than the national median.

Clinton, NY

www.hamilton.edu

A+

Rating

16%

Acceptance

2,083

Students

#44

Ranking

$55,970

Tuition

University of Florida

#14 Best Colleges for African-American Studies

University of Florida is a very large public university located in Gainesville, FL ranked 78th in America. It has a total of 38,645 full-time undergraduate students and is somewhat competitive, accepting just under 3 in every 8 applicants. University of Florida offers 433 different majors and is best known for its Exercise Physiology, Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, and Family and Community Services programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $4,477 for in-state students and $25,694 for those from out-of-state, University of Florida is somewhat moderately pricey. 85.38% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to make more or less $56,000 per year, which is 35% above the national median.

Gainesville, FL

www.ufl.edu/

A+

Rating

37%

Acceptance

58,749

Students

#78

Ranking

$25,694

Tuition

Emory University

#15 Best Colleges for African-American Studies

Emory University is a large private university located in Atlanta, GA ranked 23rd in the United States. It has a total of 8,026 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, with a 15.6% acceptance rate. Emory University offers 205 different majors and is best known for its Biology, French Studies, and Radiation Therapy programs, which are all nationally ranked 2nd. With an annual tuition of $53,070 per year, Emory University is exceptionally costly. 88.39% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, working. After finishing college, alumni go on to make roughly $66,000 per year, which is 59% greater than the national median.

Atlanta, GA

www.emory.edu

A+

Rating

16%

Acceptance

16,024

Students

#23

Ranking

$53,070

Tuition

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

#16 Best Colleges for African-American Studies

University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a very large public institution located in Charlotte, NC ranked 11th in North Carolina. It has a total of 27,497 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 65.05% of applicants. University of North Carolina at Charlotte offers 162 different majors and is best known for its Respiratory Care Therapy, Civil Engineering Technologies, and German Language and Literature programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 3rd, and 5th respectively). With an annual tuition of $3,812 for in-state students and $17,246 for those from out-of-state, University of North Carolina at Charlotte is moderately priced. 53.39% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, joining the labor market. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to make more or less $44,000 per year, which is 6% above the national median.

Charlotte, NC

https://www.uncc.edu

B-

Rating

65%

Acceptance

34,024

Students

#583

Ranking

$17,246

Tuition

Washington University in St Louis

#17 Best Colleges for African-American Studies

Washington University in St Louis is a large private university located in Saint Louis, MO ranked 15th in the nation. It has a total of 8,774 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting 13.85% of applicants. Washington University in St Louis offers 291 different majors and is best known for its Anthropology, Design and Visual Communications, and Environmental Biology programs, which are all nationally ranked 2nd. With an annual tuition of $54,250 per year, Washington University in St Louis is exceptionally costly. 88.9% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to bring in approximately $70,100 per year, which is 69% greater than the national median.

Saint Louis, MO

www.wustl.edu

A+

Rating

14%

Acceptance

17,794

Students

#15

Ranking

$54,250

Tuition

SUNY at Albany

#18 Best Colleges for African-American Studies

SUNY at Albany is a large public university located in Albany, NY ranked 43rd in New York. It has a total of 15,304 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting about 5/9 of applicants. SUNY at Albany offers 248 different majors and is best known for its Homeland Security, Human Biology, and Informatics programs (nationally ranked 1st, 5th, and 5th respectively). With an annual tuition of $7,070 for students from New York and $24,660 for those from out-of-state, SUNY at Albany is somewhat moderately expensive. 63.7% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, joining the labor market. After college, alumni go on to bring in close to $51,500 per year, which is 24% greater than the national median.

Albany, NY

www.albany.edu

A-

Rating

54%

Acceptance

20,325

Students

#311

Ranking

$24,660

Tuition

University of California-Santa Barbara

#19 Best Colleges for African-American Studies

University of California-Santa Barbara is a very large public university located in Santa Barbara, CA ranked 97th in the US. It has a total of 24,638 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, accepting 29.56% of applicants. University of California-Santa Barbara offers 182 different majors and is best known for its Actuarial Science, Sociology, and Experimental Psychology programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $11,442 for in-state students and $41,196 for those from out-of-state, University of California-Santa Barbara is quite expensive. 64.93% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to take in roughly $55,300 per year, which is 33% greater than the national median.

Santa Barbara, CA

www.ucsb.edu

A

Rating

30%

Acceptance

27,685

Students

#97

Ranking

$41,196

Tuition

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

#20 Best Colleges for African-American Studies

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a very large public university located in Chapel Hill, NC ranked 64th in the nation. It has a total of 19,957 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, with a 22.63% acceptance rate. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers 232 different majors and is best known for its Health and Fitness, Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, and Environmental Science programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $7,019 for students from North Carolina and $34,198 for those from out-of-state, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is somewhat moderately costly. 84.25% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor market. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to bring home roughly $55,600 per year, which is 34% above the national median.

Chapel Hill, NC

www.unc.edu

A+

Rating

23%

Acceptance

32,346

Students

#64

Ranking

$34,198

Tuition

University of California-Davis

#21 Best Colleges for African-American Studies

University of California-Davis is a very large public university located in Davis, CA ranked 86th in the nation. It has a total of 32,863 full-time undergraduate students and is somewhat competitive, with a 38.87% acceptance rate. University of California-Davis offers 311 different majors and is best known for its Design and Visual Communications, Nutrition Sciences, and Biotechnology programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $11,442 for in-state students and $41,196 for those from out-of-state, University of California-Davis is rather costly. 80.59% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, working. Open graduating, alumni go on to draw more or less $58,200 per year, which is 40% over the national median.

Davis, CA

ucdavis.edu

A+

Rating

39%

Acceptance

40,623

Students

#86

Ranking

$41,196

Tuition

Oberlin College

#22 Best Colleges for African-American Studies

Oberlin College is a small private liberal arts college located in Oberlin, OH ranked 111th in America. It has a total of 2,911 full-time undergraduate students and is somewhat competitive, accepting a smidgeon below 3 out of 8 applicants. Oberlin College offers 57 different majors and is best known for its Music Performance, Jazz, and East Asian Studies programs (nationally ranked 6th, 7th, and 9th respectively). With an annual tuition of $55,976 per year, Oberlin College is exceptionally expensive. 78.88% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, working. After finishing college, alumni go on to bring home about $40,800 per year, which is 2% less than the national median.

Oberlin, OH

www.oberlin.edu

A

Rating

36%

Acceptance

2,939

Students

#111

Ranking

$55,976

Tuition

New York University

#23 Best Colleges for African-American Studies

New York University is a very large private university located in New York, NY ranked 25th in America. It has a total of 29,902 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting 16.2% of applicants. New York University offers 564 different majors and is best known for its Drama, Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, and Management Information Systems programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $50,684 per year, New York University is exceptionally expensive. 73.93% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to make roughly $61,900 per year, which is 49% over the national median.

New York, NY

www.nyu.edu

A+

Rating

16%

Acceptance

58,091

Students

#25

Ranking

$50,684

Tuition

University of Massachusetts-Amherst

#24 Best Colleges for African-American Studies

University of Massachusetts-Amherst is a very large public university located in Amherst, MA ranked 30th in Massachusetts. It has a total of 26,700 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 63.8% of applicants. University of Massachusetts-Amherst offers 304 different majors and is best known for its Veterinary Technology, Pre-Veterinary Studies, and Exercise Physiology programs (nationally ranked 1st, 4th, and 5th respectively). With an annual tuition of $15,791 for students from Massachusetts and $35,112 for those from out-of-state, University of Massachusetts-Amherst is reasonably expensive. 35.25% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to earn near $51,400 per year, which is 24% greater than the national median.

Amherst, MA

www.umass.edu

B+

Rating

64%

Acceptance

35,116

Students

#322

Ranking

$35,112

Tuition

Loyola Marymount University

#25 Best Colleges for African-American Studies

Loyola Marymount University is a mid-sized private institution located in Los Angeles, CA ranked 121st in the United States. It has a total of 6,978 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting just above three sevenths of applicants. Loyola Marymount University offers 118 different majors and is best known for its Playwriting and Screenwriting, Natural Sciences, and Recording Arts Technology programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 3rd, and 5th respectively). With an annual tuition of $49,550 per year, Loyola Marymount University is very pricey. 75.59% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, working. After finishing college, alumni go on to make more or less $61,300 per year, which is 48% over the national median.

Los Angeles, CA

https://www.lmu.edu

A

Rating

44%

Acceptance

10,698

Students

#121

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