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2023 Best Colleges for Critical Theory and Analysis

There are about 1,128 students enrolled in Critical Theory and Analysis in the USA.

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popularity

Not Very Popular

Compared to national avg.

Diplomas received last year

340

Vs. National Avg.

-98%

popularity Rank

#351

cost

Somewhat Expensive

Compared to national avg.

Median degree cost

$38K

Vs. National Avg.

56%

cost Rank

#42

salary

Average

Compared to national avg.

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

$45K

Vs. National Avg.

13%

salary Rank

#123

professors

Average

Compared to national avg.

Professor Rating

C+

Vs. National Avg.

10%

professors Rank

#149

students

Very Diverse

Compared to national avg.

Diversity Rating

B

Vs. National Avg.

24%

students Rank

#6

SUMMARY

Studying Critical Theory and Analysis is a valuable choice and often an obligatory first step for scholars wishing to pursue a career as a media and communication advisor, a business development analyst, or a critical environment energy marshall. Interestingly, critical theory and analysis is a very rare major being the 363rd most popular major. In the last year, there were 139 critical theory and analysis diplomas received. In-state tuition for critical theory and analysis at private institutions is, on average, 3.8 times more expensive than their public rivals.

With just 23 colleges offering critical theory and analysis you may have limited options as to the institutions you can choose from. If you're hoping to immerse yourself with other critical theory and analysis majors, look at institutions in Arizona which have more undergrads admitted to critical theory and analysis than any other state. More generally, the top region to major in critical theory and analysis is in the Southeast region with The University of Tampa, Western Kentucky University, and American Public University System best representing the region. Interestingly, our pick for the top conference to major in critical theory and analysis is the Big Sky Conference with Northern Arizona University representing the conference. That being said, our choice for the best university for critical theory and analysis is Tufts University. You might also want to check out our list of the best colleges.

The overall 'best' school might not actually be the best school for you. There are tons of angels to consider when selecting college. Things like campus amenities, transportation services, and food might sway one's feelings of which college to attend. Here at Authority, we evaluated the pros and cons for you. If, for example, you are interested in which critical theory and analysis college has the top college campus, the winner is Occidental College. If, for example, you are mostly interested in which school boasts the finest campus, then we have a whole page dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through student reviews, professor reviews, government databases, and more so we can compare every major in the United States in an unbiased and informative way. Here you can explore our comprehensive list for the colleges with the best student life&nbspand, from that list, our selection for the university with the best student life for critical theory and analysis is Tufts University. Are you curious why? Continue scrolling to find out more about our top choices. Some of our conclusions will probably surprise you.

If expense is a major factor in your choice of where you attend school, you might consider avoiding Tufts University. Tufts University&nbspappears to be our most expensive university for critical theory and analysis, at least for out of state enrollment. We do have an entire list of the most expensive&nbspcolleges that might put the price tag of Tufts University&nbspinto perspective. For more context, you could be interested to know that critical theory and analysis is the 263rd most expensive major in America, with an average associated cost of $26,500. On a broader scale, the most costly state for critical theory and analysis in the nation is Massachusetts with expenses at the main college, Tufts University, of $57,324. To zoom out even further, the most expensive region of the country for critical theory and analysis is unfortunately unavailable due to missing data.

Our cheapest region for critical theory and analysis is the Southeast region which is represented by Western Kentucky University with a cost of $26,496 and American Public University System with a cost of $6,804. On the bright side, the most affordable college for critical theory and analysis is Brigham Young University-Hawaii. Our entire list of the most affordable colleges can be found here.

In-state learners can anticipate paying about $11,300 for a degree in critical theory and analysis. That price balloons dramatically to an average of $26,500 for the out-of-state public-school undergrad. As such, you might be interested in our pick for the university representing the best value for critical theory and analysis: Tufts University. On this page you will find our comprehensive list on the universities we believe to be the best value&nbspin general. That being said, this discussion is predicated on the assumption that you are an out-of-state student. The value proposition changes when it comes to in-state tuition, but we do not know in which states any one student has residency.

Earnings for critical theory and analysis students differ a lot, but two years after finishing the degree students will often make around $44,000. While there can be much variation in earnings potential; top earners can rake in up to $78,400. Straight out of university, the lowest end opportunities within the critical theory and analysis field earn $25,000, which is an alright wage. The top earning grads from critical theory and analysis come from Tufts University&nbspand if you want to find the schools with all of the highest earning graduates, we have that too.

The general diversity of critical theory and analysis is quite high, ranking in the 86th percentile of all majors. The college with the highest composite diversity for critical theory and analysis is Brigham Young University-Hawaii&nbspand here you can find our general list for the schools with the most diversity. The financial diversity of Critical Theory and Analysis only sits within the 1st percentile compared to all other majors. Racial diversity is actually above financial diversity, ranking in the 88th percentile. White students make up the largest proportion, 46%, of those majoring in critical theory and analysis. Additionally, 73% of undergrads pursuing a critical theory and analysis degree are women.

The median ranking of critical theory and analysis' professors is 4.3 stars, which is 8% greater than the average score for every major; this is a pretty good ranking. If you want to find the most popular critical theory and analysis professor nationally, take a look at Abra Figueroa from Oklahoma City Community College. It might come as a shock, but the highest rated critical theory and analysis instructors by student are at Santa Monica College. If we including data other than simply rankings we find that the school with the best professors for critical theory and analysis is Tufts University. One will find an explanation of our evolving ranking methodology of the best overall professors here, along with many of the top examples of instructors in the U.S.

Finally, the hardest school to get into for critical theory and analysis is Tufts University. While we are unsure why you would be interested, we do have an extensive list of the hardest colleges to get into. With that said, here at Authority we hope you understand that approaching higher education with a perspective only shaped by superlatives might create issues. We at Authority encourage you to explore our other pages on different schools and explore some of our helpful background articles on important details to look out for as your college search develops.

Top 25 Best Colleges for Critical Theory and Analysis

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A+

Rating

#1 2023 Best Colleges for Critical Theory and Analysis

Northwestern University

Evanston, IL | www.northwestern.edu/

9%

Acceptance

25,870

Students

#12

Ranking

$59K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#2 2023 Best Colleges for Critical Theory and Analysis

University of California-Irvine

Irvine, CA | www.uci.edu/

30%

Acceptance

39,059

Students

#77

Ranking

$44K

Tuition

D

Rating

#3 2023 Best Colleges for Critical Theory and Analysis

Trinity International University-Illinois

Deerfield, IL | https://www.tiu.edu/

86%

Acceptance

2,086

Students

#2065

Ranking

$33K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#4 2023 Best Colleges for Critical Theory and Analysis

University of Washington-Seattle Campus

Seattle, WA | www.washington.edu/

56%

Acceptance

56,554

Students

#108

Ranking

$39K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#5 2023 Best Colleges for Critical Theory and Analysis

Rhode Island School of Design

Providence, RI | www.risd.edu/

27%

Acceptance

2,557

Students

#92

Ranking

$55K

Tuition

F

Rating

#6 2023 Best Colleges for Critical Theory and Analysis

Pacific Northwest College of Art

Portland, OR | pnca.edu/

96%

Acceptance

692

Students

#2952

Ranking

$42K

Tuition

A

Rating

#7 2023 Best Colleges for Critical Theory and Analysis

California Institute of the Arts

Valencia, CA | https://www.calarts.edu/

27%

Acceptance

1,558

Students

#240

Ranking

$53K

Tuition

A

Rating

#8 2023 Best Colleges for Critical Theory and Analysis

Maryland Institute College of Art

Baltimore, MD | www.mica.edu/

90%

Acceptance

2,727

Students

#388

Ranking

$49K

Tuition

B

Rating

#9 2023 Best Colleges for Critical Theory and Analysis

Moore College of Art and Design

Philadelphia, PA | www.moore.edu/

50%

Acceptance

427

Students

#942

Ranking

$45K

Tuition

C+

Rating

#10 2023 Best Colleges for Critical Theory and Analysis

Texas A&M University-Central Texas

Killeen, TX | tamuct.edu/

92%

Acceptance

3,121

Students

#1235

Ranking

$16K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#11 2023 Best Colleges for Critical Theory and Analysis

Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA | www.bc.edu/

26%

Acceptance

16,502

Students

#32

Ranking

$60K

Tuition

B

Rating

#12 2023 Best Colleges for Critical Theory and Analysis

California Institute of Integral Studies

San Francisco, CA | www.ciis.edu/

0%

Acceptance

1,750

Students

#780

Ranking

$21K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#13 2023 Best Colleges for Critical Theory and Analysis

Harvard University

Cambridge, MA | www.harvard.edu/

5%

Acceptance

41,024

Students

#3

Ranking

$54K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#14 2023 Best Colleges for Critical Theory and Analysis

Swarthmore College

Swarthmore, PA | www.swarthmore.edu/

9%

Acceptance

1,689

Students

#36

Ranking

$54K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#15 2023 Best Colleges for Critical Theory and Analysis

Tufts University

Medford, MA | https://www.tufts.edu/

16%

Acceptance

13,458

Students

#37

Ranking

$61K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#16 2023 Best Colleges for Critical Theory and Analysis

University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL | www.miami.edu/

33%

Acceptance

19,971

Students

#73

Ranking

$54K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#17 2023 Best Colleges for Critical Theory and Analysis

Purdue University-Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN | https://www.purdue.edu/

67%

Acceptance

49,027

Students

#129

Ranking

$29K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#18 2023 Best Colleges for Critical Theory and Analysis

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

Pittsburgh, PA | www.pitt.edu/

64%

Acceptance

35,563

Students

#155

Ranking

$34K

Tuition

A

Rating

#19 2023 Best Colleges for Critical Theory and Analysis

Arizona State University Campus Immersion

Tempe, AZ | www.asu.edu/

88%

Acceptance

82,880

Students

#332

Ranking

$29K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#20 2023 Best Colleges for Critical Theory and Analysis

University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT | uconn.edu/

56%

Acceptance

29,818

Students

#134

Ranking

$41K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#21 2023 Best Colleges for Critical Theory and Analysis

Occidental College

Los Angeles, CA | https://www.oxy.edu/

41%

Acceptance

2,104

Students

#93

Ranking

$57K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#22 2023 Best Colleges for Critical Theory and Analysis

Mount Holyoke College

South Hadley, MA | https://www.mtholyoke.edu/

52%

Acceptance

2,504

Students

#115

Ranking

$55K

Tuition

A

Rating

#23 2023 Best Colleges for Critical Theory and Analysis

University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ | https://www.arizona.edu/

85%

Acceptance

49,966

Students

#391

Ranking

$37K

Tuition

B

Rating

#24 2023 Best Colleges for Critical Theory and Analysis

University of Mary

Bismarck, ND | https://www.umary.edu/

72%

Acceptance

4,697

Students

#834

Ranking

$20K

Tuition

B

Rating

#25 2023 Best Colleges for Critical Theory and Analysis

University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, ND | https://und.edu/

87%

Acceptance

17,182

Students

#830

Ranking

$15K

Tuition

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