Public/Applied History

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#1

#1 Best College for Public/Applied History in the U.S.

Cairn University-Langhorne
Langhorne, PA

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,010–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$25,923

Median Starting Salary

$54,488

#2

#2 Best College for Public/Applied History in the U.S.

Nazareth College
Rochester, NY

Acceptance Rate

84%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,150–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$31,620

Median Starting Salary

$59,129

#3

#3 Best College for Public/Applied History in the U.S.

Salem State University
Salem, MA

Acceptance Rate

93%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

990–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$19,277

Median Starting Salary

$53,640

#4

#4 Best College for Public/Applied History in the U.S.

Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,000–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$15,605

Median Starting Salary

$54,704

#5

#5 Best College for Public/Applied History in the U.S.

Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,000–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$20,030

Median Starting Salary

$53,241

#6

#6 Best College for Public/Applied History in the U.S.

Flagler College
Saint Augustine, FL

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,080–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$26,547

Median Starting Salary

$53,946

#7

#7 Best College for Public/Applied History in the U.S.

California State University-San Bernardino
San Bernardino, CA

Acceptance Rate

91%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

900–1,080

Est. Net Price *

$8,805

Median Starting Salary

$51,027

#8

#8 Best College for Public/Applied History in the U.S.

Meredith College
Raleigh, NC

Acceptance Rate

73%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,130–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$23,259

Median Starting Salary

$55,572

#9

#9 Best College for Public/Applied History in the U.S.

Ouachita Baptist University
Arkadelphia, AR

Acceptance Rate

72%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,080–1,300

Est. Net Price *

$21,677

Median Starting Salary

$54,803

#10

#10 Best College for Public/Applied History in the U.S.

York College of Pennsylvania
York, PA

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,030–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$20,916

Median Starting Salary

$58,156

#11

#11 Best College for Public/Applied History in the U.S.

Baldwin Wallace University
Berea, OH

Acceptance Rate

77%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,050–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$28,705

Median Starting Salary

$54,229

#12

#12 Best College for Public/Applied History in the U.S.

Anderson University
Anderson, IN

Acceptance Rate

52%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

970–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$21,459

Median Starting Salary

$55,757

#13

#13 Best College for Public/Applied History in the U.S.

North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,010–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$15,962

Median Starting Salary

$56,964

#14

#14 Best College for Public/Applied History in the U.S.

Arkansas Tech University
Russellville, AR

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

940–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$12,016

Median Starting Salary

$51,501

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About Public/Applied History

A program that focuses on the application of history and administrative skills to the recording of public events and the management of related historical resources. Includes instruction in historical research methods, the planning and administration of public history projects, and applications to specific problems in public organizations, government agencies, foundations, and other facilities.

For all the 259 degrees awarded in Public/Applied History per year, the majority of them are Masters degree. Out of the 50 students earning degrees at the Bachelors degree level across the US, 68% percent identify as women and 32% percent identify as men. While students at schools all over the US study Public/Applied History, Michigan has the most graduates. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Public/Applied History is $42,000.

Popularity of Public/Applied History Degrees in the U.S.
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Careers

Majoring in Public/Applied History, your education can be applied to different careers. Public/Applied History majors go on to pursue jobs including Curators and Museum Technicians and Conservators which are in high demand. Some of the top paying jobs for Public/Applied History majors include History Teachers, Postsecondary, Historians and Curators.

Top Paying Careers

These are the highest paying careers for Public/Applied History majors.

Most In-Demand Careers

These are the careers in highest demand for Public/Applied History majors.

Student Demographics

Total Students
50
Female Students
34 (68%)
Male Students
16 (32%)

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