Top Women's Studies Bachelors degree Programs - 2023

A program that focuses on the history, sociology, politics, culture, and economics of women, and the development of modern feminism in relation to the roles played by women in different periods and locations in North America and the world. Programs may focus on literature, philosophy, and the arts as much as on social studies and policy.

Students studying Women's Studies can earn up to a Post masters certificate. On average, 7% percent of men and 93% percent of women make up the degrees awarded across all college campuses. Women's Studies is most popular in California. The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Women's Studies is $40,400.

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Top Colleges for Women's Studies

The best ranked schools for Women's Studies majors include Smith College, Wellesley College and Pomona College with 16 students receiving degrees in Women's Studies at Smith College. Learn more about college options in the table below.

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