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Overview for African-American/Black Studies

A program that focuses on the history, sociology, politics, culture, and economics of the North American peoples descended from the African diaspora; focusing on the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean, but also including reference to Latin American elements of the diaspora.

Careers for African-American/Black Studies Majors

A major in African-American/Black Studies is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in African-American/Black Studies

Top 50 U.S. Colleges with the highest percentage of African-American/Black Studies among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
Amherst College
Amherst, MA
Most Selective$36,970 
Sonoma State University
Rohnert Park, CA
Less Selective$16,450 
Wesleyan University
Middletown, CT
Most Selective$40,092 
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Smith College
Northampton, MA
Highly Selective$37,758 
CUNY Lehman College
Bronx, NY
Highly Selective$10,300 
Morehouse College
Atlanta, GA
Moderately Selective$21,376 
Bates College
Lewiston, ME
Most Selective- 
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SUNY College at New Paltz
New Paltz, NY
Highly Selective$13,981 
Pitzer College
Claremont, CA
Most Selective$39,330 
CUNY Hunter College
New York, NY
Most Selective$10,359 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.