Top African-American/Black Studies Bachelors degree Programs - 2023

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.

California grants the most Bachelors degrees in African-American/Black Studies of all US states with 182 degrees being awarded last year. Students wanting to major in African-American/Black Studies can expect about 70% percent of their classmates to be women and 30% percent of their classmates to be male. Most students graduating in this field earn a Bachelors degree. The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in African-American/Black Studies is $42,750.

Select Type of Degree:

Select State:


Total Students
Total Males
Total Females

Degree Type

  • Total Bachelors degree



See where African-American/Black Studies is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of African-American/Black Studies degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
Less Popular
More Popular

Top Colleges for African-American/Black Studies

If you’re interested in studying African-American/Black Studies, then you should consider applying to Princeton University! This institution awards approximately 15 degrees at the Bachelors degree level in African-American/Black Studies per year.

Sort By:

Colleges per page
College Raptor Loading Screen College Raptor Loading Screen