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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/
Percentage
SelectivityTuition
Amherst College
Amherst, MA
 8
(1.8%)
Most Selective$36,970 
Sonoma State University
Rohnert Park, CA
 24
(1.4%)
Less Selective$16,450 
Wesleyan University
Middletown, CT
 9
(1.2%)
Most Selective$40,092 
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Smith College
Northampton, MA
 8
(1.1%)
Highly Selective$37,758 
CUNY Lehman College
Bronx, NY
 14
(1.0%)
Highly Selective$10,300 
Morehouse College
Atlanta, GA
 5
(1.0%)
Moderately Selective$21,376 
Bates College
Lewiston, ME
 4
(0.9%)
Most Selective- 
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SUNY College at New Paltz
New Paltz, NY
 13
(0.9%)
Highly Selective$13,981 
Pitzer College
Claremont, CA
 2
(0.9%)
Most Selective$39,330 
CUNY Hunter College
New York, NY
 21
(0.8%)
Most Selective$10,359 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.