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#1

#1 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Princeton University
Princeton, NJ

Every year, Princeton University receives about 38,000 applications.

Acceptance Rate

6%

Annual Degrees Awarded

17

SAT Score

1,490–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$18,698

Median Starting Salary

$44,895

#2

#2 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Yale University
New Haven, CT

When applying for Yale, it is extremely important to keep in mind that they are one of the most selective...

Acceptance Rate

5%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

1,490–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$18,647

Median Starting Salary

$46,276

#3

#3 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Columbia University in the City of New York
New York, NY

Columbia University requires all freshman students to apply online, using either The Coalition Application...

Acceptance Rate

4%

Annual Degrees Awarded

17

SAT Score

1,500–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$22,058

Median Starting Salary

$43,668

#4

#4 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Brown University
Providence, RI

Every year, 50,600 students apply to Brown University through the Common Application.

Acceptance Rate

5%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,500–1,590

Est. Net Price *

$26,723

Median Starting Salary

$52,836

#5

#5 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

William & Mary
Williamsburg, VA

Overall, William & Mary is a highly selective school. Around 18,000 applications are received by William &...

Acceptance Rate

34%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,390–1,520

Est. Net Price *

$25,688

Median Starting Salary

$56,725

#6

#6 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

In 2016, Harvard received a record breaking amount of first year applications: 39,044.

Acceptance Rate

3%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

1,500–1,590

Est. Net Price *

$19,491

Median Starting Salary

$44,357

#7

#7 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Every application received by UChicago is carefully reviewed several times and presented to a committee.

Acceptance Rate

5%

Annual Degrees Awarded

18

SAT Score

1,500–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$36,991

Median Starting Salary

$46,784

#8

#8 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Virginia-Main Campus
Charlottesville, VA

For students interested in applying to UVA, application packets should include none, but none are also...

Acceptance Rate

19%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

1,410–1,530

Est. Net Price *

$19,469

Median Starting Salary

$53,002

#9

#9 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of California-Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

the University of California-Los Angeles is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

9%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,320–1,540

Est. Net Price *

$16,999

Median Starting Salary

$45,889

#10

#10 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA

Generally, Boston College is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

17%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,450–1,540

Est. Net Price *

$30,559

Median Starting Salary

$57,400

#11

#11 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

17%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,370–1,520

Est. Net Price *

$10,614

Median Starting Salary

$51,264

#12

#12 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Georgetown University
Washington, DC

Georgetown University is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

12%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

1,420–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$35,566

Median Starting Salary

$52,110

#13

#13 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Every year, Penn receives approximately 54,600 applications from prospective freshman with an acceptance...

Acceptance Rate

6%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

1,500–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$26,123

Median Starting Salary

$45,780

#14

#14 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI

Generally, the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

18%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,370–1,530

Est. Net Price *

$19,318

Median Starting Salary

$50,966

#15

#15 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of California-Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA

the University of California-Santa Barbara is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

26%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,260–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$16,874

Median Starting Salary

$47,411

#16

#16 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Northwestern University
Evanston, IL

Northwestern University is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

7%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

1,480–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$22,095

Median Starting Salary

$49,247

#17

#17 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Binghamton University
Vestal, NY

In general, Binghamton University is a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

42%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,340–1,510

Est. Net Price *

$19,535

Median Starting Salary

$51,061

#18

#18 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

the University of Florida is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

23%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,310–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$11,740

Median Starting Salary

$47,870

#19

#19 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus
Pittsburgh, PA

the University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

49%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,300–1,470

Est. Net Price *

$24,286

Median Starting Salary

$54,350

#20

#20 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY

Overall, Stony Brook University is a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

49%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,320–1,500

Est. Net Price *

$17,213

Median Starting Salary

$47,965

#21

#21 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of California-Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

In general, the University of California-Berkeley is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

11%

Annual Degrees Awarded

17

SAT Score

1,330–1,540

Est. Net Price *

$19,257

Median Starting Salary

$45,034

#22

#22 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX

Overall, The University of Texas at Austin is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

31%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

1,240–1,490

Est. Net Price *

$17,434

Median Starting Salary

$49,787

#23

#23 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

New York University
New York, NY

Generally, New York University is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

12%

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

1,470–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$29,499

Median Starting Salary

$49,719

#24

#24 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of California-Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA

the University of California-Santa Cruz is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

47%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,180–1,390

Est. Net Price *

$17,975

Median Starting Salary

$49,170

#25

#25 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Maryland-College Park
College Park, MD

the University of Maryland-College Park is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

45%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,360–1,520

Est. Net Price *

$16,210

Median Starting Salary

$51,488

#26

#26 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Amherst, MA

the University of Massachusetts-Amherst is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

64%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,280–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$22,291

Median Starting Salary

$54,456

#27

#27 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI

the University of Wisconsin-Madison is a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

49%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,270–1,460

Est. Net Price *

$13,376

Median Starting Salary

$56,385

#28

#28 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN

Generally, the University of Minnesota Twin Cities is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,290–1,450

Est. Net Price *

$16,018

Median Starting Salary

$54,232

#29

#29 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL

In general, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

45%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,330–1,510

Est. Net Price *

$14,544

Median Starting Salary

$51,407

#30

#30 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick
New Brunswick, NJ

In general, Rutgers University-New Brunswick is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

66%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

1,280–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$17,535

Median Starting Salary

$49,252

#31

#31 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Ohio State University-Main Campus
Columbus, OH

Ohio State University-Main Campus is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

53%

Annual Degrees Awarded

14

SAT Score

1,340–1,450

Est. Net Price *

$19,582

Median Starting Salary

$51,948

#32

#32 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Liberty University
Lynchburg, VA

Generally, Liberty University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

99%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,060–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$29,913

Median Starting Salary

$50,740

#33

#33 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT

the University of Connecticut is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,240–1,450

Est. Net Price *

$23,985

Median Starting Salary

$53,105

#34

#34 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of California-Riverside
Riverside, CA

the University of California-Riverside is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

69%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,090–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$14,487

Median Starting Salary

$48,547

#35

#35 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Loyola University Chicago
Chicago, IL

Loyola University Chicago is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,230–1,390

Est. Net Price *

$37,511

Median Starting Salary

$53,257

#36

#36 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Stanford University
Stanford, CA

Every year, the Stanford Admissions Department receives about 56,000 applications.

Acceptance Rate

4%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

1,490–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$18,279

Median Starting Salary

$46,289

#37

#37 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Delaware
Newark, DE

Overall, the University of Delaware is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

74%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,200–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$18,044

Median Starting Salary

$60,193

#38

#38 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Texas A&M University-College Station
College Station, TX

Texas A&M University-College Station is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

63%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,170–1,400

Est. Net Price *

$20,375

Median Starting Salary

$51,520

#39

#39 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO

the University of Colorado Boulder is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,190–1,410

Est. Net Price *

$21,836

Median Starting Salary

$53,496

#40

#40 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

George Washington University
Washington, DC

George Washington University is a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

49%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,360–1,500

Est. Net Price *

$42,723

Median Starting Salary

$52,204

#41

#41 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN

Notre Dame is known for its extremely competitive admissions process.

Acceptance Rate

13%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,450–1,550

Est. Net Price *

$28,474

Median Starting Salary

$56,956

#42

#42 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL

Florida State University is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

25%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,220–1,380

Est. Net Price *

$14,003

Median Starting Salary

$49,654

#43

#43 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Fordham University
Bronx, NY

Fordham University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

54%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,340–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$43,943

Median Starting Salary

$57,158

#44

#44 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Boston University
Boston, MA

Boston University is a extremely selective school. Approximately 80,800 applications are received by Boston...

Acceptance Rate

14%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,370–1,500

Est. Net Price *

$27,829

Median Starting Salary

$53,787

#45

#45 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of South Carolina-Columbia
Columbia, SC

the University of South Carolina-Columbia is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

64%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,220–1,400

Est. Net Price *

$22,427

Median Starting Salary

$54,759

#46

#46 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

the University of Iowa is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,120–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$19,587

Median Starting Salary

$55,347

#47

#47 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Emory University is a extremely selective school. The institution receives approximately 33,200 applications...

Acceptance Rate

11%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,430–1,540

Est. Net Price *

$26,680

Median Starting Salary

$49,858

#48

#48 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of California-Davis
Davis, CA

the University of California-Davis is a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

37%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

1,180–1,420

Est. Net Price *

$17,385

Median Starting Salary

$47,926

#49

#49 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

Cornell University is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

7%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,470–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$26,060

Median Starting Salary

$51,884

#50

#50 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

The University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Knoxville, TN

In general, The University of Tennessee-Knoxville is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

68%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,200–1,390

Est. Net Price *

$21,880

Median Starting Salary

$51,072

#51

#51 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

George Mason University
Fairfax, VA

George Mason University is a non selective school. The school receives approximately 20,000 applications...

Acceptance Rate

90%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,150–1,360

Est. Net Price *

$18,479

Median Starting Salary

$50,738

#52

#52 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

Generally, the University of South Florida is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

44%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,150–1,340

Est. Net Price *

$11,004

Median Starting Salary

$48,175

#53

#53 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY

Generally, the University at Buffalo is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

68%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,200–1,390

Est. Net Price *

$18,524

Median Starting Salary

$49,848

#54

#54 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Seattle, WA

the University of Washington-Seattle Campus is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

48%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,230–1,460

Est. Net Price *

$10,603

Median Starting Salary

$47,910

#55

#55 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of California-Irvine
Irvine, CA

the University of California-Irvine is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

21%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

1,240–1,440

Est. Net Price *

$14,033

Median Starting Salary

$47,540

#56

#56 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of California-San Diego
La Jolla, CA

In general, the University of California-San Diego is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

24%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

1,290–1,490

Est. Net Price *

$16,111

Median Starting Salary

$46,969

#57

#57 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Oregon
Eugene, OR

the University of Oregon is a non selective school. The institution receives roughly 37,200 applications...

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,160–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$22,077

Median Starting Salary

$51,849

#58

#58 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of North Texas
Denton, TX

the University of North Texas is a somewhat selective school. They receive 32,016 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,010–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$15,283

Median Starting Salary

$51,101

#59

#59 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Duke University
Durham, NC

Duke is one of the most selective schools in the country, only admitting 3,200 out of 50,000 applications.

Acceptance Rate

6%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,500–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$23,694

Median Starting Salary

$49,373

#60

#60 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL

The University of Alabama is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

80%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,140–1,410

Est. Net Price *

$20,592

Median Starting Salary

$53,843

#61

#61 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

the University of Arizona is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,110–1,360

Est. Net Price *

$17,075

Median Starting Salary

$50,684

#62

#62 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Baylor University
Waco, TX

In general, Baylor University is a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

46%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,270–1,440

Est. Net Price *

$45,988

Median Starting Salary

$55,381

#63

#63 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR

the University of Arkansas is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,070–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$16,208

Median Starting Salary

$53,515

#64

#64 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX

Overall, Southern Methodist University is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

52%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,390–1,510

Est. Net Price *

$45,094

Median Starting Salary

$51,877

#65

#65 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX

In general, Texas Tech University is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

67%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,110–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$17,896

Median Starting Salary

$51,989

#66

#66 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of New Hampshire-Main Campus
Durham, NH

the University of New Hampshire-Main Campus is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,130–1,330

Est. Net Price *

$24,507

Median Starting Salary

$58,286

#67

#67 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Houston
Houston, TX

Overall, the University of Houston is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

66%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,160–1,340

Est. Net Price *

$14,056

Median Starting Salary

$48,460

#68

#68 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
Baton Rouge, LA

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

76%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,140–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$21,296

Median Starting Salary

$51,901

#69

#69 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Brandeis University
Waltham, MA

Brandeis University is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

39%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,380–1,530

Est. Net Price *

$45,565

Median Starting Salary

$53,233

#70

#70 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Clark University
Worcester, MA

Clark University is a fairly selective school. The institution receives roughly 8,790 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

50%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,260–1,440

Est. Net Price *

$32,053

Median Starting Salary

$57,877

#71

#71 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Rice University
Houston, TX

Rice University is a extremely selective school. The institution receives about 31,000 applications annually.

Acceptance Rate

9%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,500–1,580

Est. Net Price *

$19,902

Median Starting Salary

$49,612

#72

#72 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Purdue University-Main Campus
West Lafayette, IN

Purdue University-Main Campus is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

53%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,230–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$12,576

Median Starting Salary

$54,390

#73

#73 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, MS

the University of Southern Mississippi is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

99%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,040–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$14,427

Median Starting Salary

$50,333

#74

#74 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

Michigan State University is a non selective school. They receive about 53,300 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,180–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$22,803

Median Starting Salary

$54,772

#75

#75 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY

Syracuse University is a fairly selective school. They receive roughly 41,000 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

52%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,280–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$43,651

Median Starting Salary

$55,357

#76

#76 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Florida International University
Miami, FL

Overall, Florida International University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

64%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,070–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$9,881

Median Starting Salary

$48,265

#77

#77 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus
Norman, OK

Generally, the University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

73%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,140–1,340

Est. Net Price *

$22,601

Median Starting Salary

$51,127

#78

#78 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Nevada-Reno
Reno, NV

the University of Nevada-Reno is a non selective school. They receive about 9,400 applications annually.

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,050–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$16,670

Median Starting Salary

$51,518

#79

#79 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

the University of Kentucky is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,080–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$18,693

Median Starting Salary

$53,449

#80

#80 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Arizona State University Campus Immersion
Tempe, AZ

Arizona State University Campus Immersion is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

90%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,090–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$14,808

Median Starting Salary

$48,360

#81

#81 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT

the University of Utah is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

89%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,130–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$12,399

Median Starting Salary

$49,240

#82

#82 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Washington State University
Pullman, WA

Washington State University is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,030–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$17,911

Median Starting Salary

$51,660

#83

#83 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

In general, the University of Southern California is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

12%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,450–1,550

Est. Net Price *

$36,808

Median Starting Salary

$47,414

#84

#84 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Tulane University of Louisiana
New Orleans, LA

Tulane University of Louisiana is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

11%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,390–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$50,263

Median Starting Salary

$51,143

#85

#85 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN

Vanderbilt University is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

7%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,500–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$25,606

Median Starting Salary

$47,967

#86

#86 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

Georgia State University is a fairly selective school. The institution receives approximately 26,000...

Acceptance Rate

67%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,020–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$17,589

Median Starting Salary

$48,970

#87

#87 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

The Catholic University of America
Washington, DC

Overall, The Catholic University of America is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,050–1,260

Est. Net Price *

$36,031

Median Starting Salary

$63,334

#88

#88 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Hawaii at Manoa
Honolulu, HI

the University of Hawaii at Manoa is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

73%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

990–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$13,639

Median Starting Salary

$50,903

#89

#89 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Greensboro, NC

In general, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,110–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$10,979

Median Starting Salary

$51,723

#90

#90 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

The University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX

The University of Texas at Arlington is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,000–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$14,262

Median Starting Salary

$50,320

#91

#91 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Indiana University-Bloomington
Bloomington, IN

Indiana University-Bloomington is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,220–1,420

Est. Net Price *

$16,234

Median Starting Salary

$55,644

#92

#92 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Northern Illinois University
Dekalb, IL

Northern Illinois University is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

71%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

960–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$13,884

Median Starting Salary

$51,333

#93

#93 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

Temple University is a somewhat selective school. The school receives about 38,700 applications every...

Acceptance Rate

80%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,030–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$23,935

Median Starting Salary

$55,508

#94

#94 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of New Mexico-Main Campus
Albuquerque, NM

the University of New Mexico-Main Campus is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

970–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$10,633

Median Starting Salary

$49,675

#95

#95 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Rochester
Rochester, NY

the University of Rochester is a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

39%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,400–1,530

Est. Net Price *

$39,775

Median Starting Salary

$50,657

#96

#96 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, MO

the University of Missouri-Columbia is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,140–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$19,889

Median Starting Salary

$55,836

#97

#97 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS

the University of Kansas is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,090–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$18,950

Median Starting Salary

$53,638

#98

#98 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

Johns Hopkins University is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

7%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,520–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$24,034

Median Starting Salary

$51,684

#99

#99 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Marquette University
Milwaukee, WI

Marquette University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,220–1,390

Est. Net Price *

$33,136

Median Starting Salary

$57,821

#100

#100 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH

In general, Case Western Reserve University is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

27%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,420–1,540

Est. Net Price *

$38,279

Median Starting Salary

$54,191

#101

#101 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Mississippi
University, MS

Generally, the University of Mississippi is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

97%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

1,100–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$14,289

Median Starting Salary

$51,751

#102

#102 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Kent State University at Kent
Kent, OH

In general, Kent State University at Kent is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

980–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$19,046

Median Starting Salary

$53,575

#103

#103 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Auburn University
Auburn, AL

Auburn University is a highly selective school. They receive approximately 45,700 applications annually.

Acceptance Rate

44%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,190–1,380

Est. Net Price *

$25,271

Median Starting Salary

$53,871

#104

#104 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE

the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,110–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$16,805

Median Starting Salary

$55,025

#105

#105 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV

West Virginia University is a non selective school. They receive roughly 18,200 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,020–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$12,202

Median Starting Salary

$53,499

#106

#106 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

American University
Washington, DC

American University is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

41%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,310–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$41,369

Median Starting Salary

$55,100

#107

#107 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Montana State University
Bozeman, MT

Montana State University is a fairly selective school. The institution receives approximately 28,800...

Acceptance Rate

73%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,060–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$17,250

Median Starting Salary

$52,428

#108

#108 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

St. John's University-New York
Queens, NY

St- John's University-New York is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,120–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$26,052

Median Starting Salary

$52,930

#109

#109 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Memphis
Memphis, TN

the University of Memphis is a non selective school. They receive about 15,800 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

930–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$13,873

Median Starting Salary

$49,837

#110

#110 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, TX

Texas Christian University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

56%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,200–1,390

Est. Net Price *

$44,190

Median Starting Salary

$54,697

#111

#111 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Lehigh University
Bethlehem, PA

Lehigh University is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

37%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,350–1,490

Est. Net Price *

$30,453

Median Starting Salary

$54,172

#112

#112 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Howard University
Washington, DC

Howard University is a fairly selective school. The school receives about 19,200 applications annually.

Acceptance Rate

53%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,050–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$28,279

Median Starting Salary

$50,454

#113

#113 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL

In general, the University of Miami is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

19%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,340–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$36,467

Median Starting Salary

$50,395

#114

#114 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Idaho
Moscow, ID

In general, the University of Idaho is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

74%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,000–1,260

Est. Net Price *

$14,954

Median Starting Salary

$51,950

#115

#115 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Northeastern University is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

7%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,450–1,550

Est. Net Price *

$35,827

Median Starting Salary

$52,445

#116

#116 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Wayne State University
Detroit, MI

In general, Wayne State University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,050–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$15,347

Median Starting Salary

$49,540

#117

#117 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Saint Louis University
Saint Louis, MO

Saint Louis University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,240–1,400

Est. Net Price *

$29,651

Median Starting Salary

$55,261

#118

#118 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Cincinnati-Main Campus
Cincinnati, OH

Generally, the University of Cincinnati-Main Campus is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,180–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$20,149

Median Starting Salary

$52,319

#119

#119 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Illinois Chicago
Chicago, IL

the University of Illinois Chicago is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,130–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$10,384

Median Starting Salary

$49,888

#120

#120 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Maine
Orono, ME

the University of Maine is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,080–1,340

Est. Net Price *

$17,617

Median Starting Salary

$54,794

#121

#121 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus
Stillwater, OK

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

71%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,040–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$16,718

Median Starting Salary

$51,211

#122

#122 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Carbondale, IL

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

930–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$16,990

Median Starting Salary

$51,146

#123

#123 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS

Mississippi State University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,080–1,340

Est. Net Price *

$15,364

Median Starting Salary

$49,597

#124

#124 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND

Generally, North Dakota State University is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,010–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$15,962

Median Starting Salary

$56,964

#125

#125 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI

Western Michigan University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,000–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$20,030

Median Starting Salary

$53,241

#126

#126 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI

In general, Central Michigan University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,000–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$15,605

Median Starting Salary

$54,704

#127

#127 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Akron Main Campus
Akron, OH

the University of Akron Main Campus is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

980–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$14,667

Median Starting Salary

$51,653

#128

#128 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Morgan State University
Baltimore, MD

Morgan State University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

890–1,070

Est. Net Price *

$13,956

Median Starting Salary

$51,664

#129

#129 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras
San Juan, PR

Overall, the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

52%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,030–1,300

Est. Net Price *

$9,119

Median Starting Salary

$49,592

#130

#130 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA

In general, Carnegie Mellon University is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

11%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,500–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$33,499

Median Starting Salary

$53,382

#131

#131 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

CUNY Graduate School and University Center
New York, NY

Acceptance Rate

24%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$49,724

#132

#132 Best College for History, General in the U.S.

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
University Park, PA

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,220–1,400

Est. Net Price *

$26,747

Median Starting Salary

$52,149

*The estimated net prices above are College Raptor’s estimate. Please contact the college financial aid office for actual net cost figures.

About History, General

A program that focuses on the general study and interpretation of the past, including the gathering, recording, synthesizing and criticizing of evidence and theories about past events. Includes instruction in historiography; historical research methods; studies of specific periods, issues and cultures; and applications to areas such as historic preservation, public policy, and records administration.

Students studying History, General can be awarded a degree up to a Post masters certificate. On average, 47% percent of women and 53% percent of men make up the degrees awarded across all college campuses. Out of all the states in the US, California is where degrees in History, General are most popular. The Median Starting Salary for an undergraduate degree in History, General is $42,000.

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Careers

Majoring in History, General, your experience could lead you towards different careers. History, General majors go on to find jobs including Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education and History Teachers, Postsecondary which are in high demand. Some of the top paying jobs for History, General majors include History Teachers, Postsecondary, Historians and Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education.

Top Paying Careers

These are the highest paying careers for History, General majors.

Most In-Demand Careers

These are the careers in highest demand for History, General majors.

Student Demographics

Total Students
675
Female Students
314 (46%)
Male Students
361 (53%)

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