Liberal Arts Schools In Kansas

Kansas has 43 accredited liberal arts schools where liberal arts faculty who teach liberal arts classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in liberal arts in the state of Kansas, which encompasses liberal arts training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Liberal Arts
  • Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts
  • Masters degree in Liberal Arts
  • PhD degree in Liberal Arts


Schools

  1. Allen County Community College

    1801 N Cottonwood, Iola, Kansas 66749

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  2. Baker University

    618 Eighth Street, Baldwin City, Kansas 66006-0065

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  3. Barton County Community College

    245 NE 30th Road, Great Bend, Kansas 67530

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  4. Benedictine College

    1020 N 2nd St, Atchison, Kansas 66002-1499

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  5. Bethany College in Lindsborg

    335 E Swensson St, Lindsborg, Kansas 67456-1897

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  6. Brown Mackie College-Salina

    2106 South 9th Street, Salina, Kansas 67401-7307

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  7. Butler Community College

    901 S Haverhill Rd, El Dorado, Kansas 67042-3280

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  8. Central Christian College of Kansas

    1200 S Main, McPherson, Kansas 67460-5740

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  9. Cloud County Community College

    2221 Campus Dr, Concordia, Kansas 66901-1002

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  10. Coffeyville Community College

    400 W 11th St, Coffeyville, Kansas 67337-5064

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  11. Colby Community College

    1255 S Range, Colby, Kansas 67701

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  12. Cowley County Community College

    125 S 2nd St, Arkansas City, Kansas 67005

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  13. Dodge City Community College

    2501 N 14th Ave, Dodge City, Kansas 67801-2399

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  14. Donnelly College

    608 N 18th St, Kansas City, Kansas 66102

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  15. Emporia State University

    1200 Commercial, Emporia, Kansas 66801-5087

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  16. Fort Hays State University

    600 Park St, Hays, Kansas 67601-4099

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  17. Barclay College

    607 N Kingman, Haviland, Kansas 67059-0288

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  18. Friends University

    2100 W. University Ave., Wichita, Kansas 67213

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  19. Fort Scott Community College

    2108 S Horton, Fort Scott, Kansas 66701

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  20. Garden City Community College

    801 Campus Dr, Garden City, Kansas 67846-6333

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  21. Haskell Indian Nations University

    155 Indian Ave, Lawrence, Kansas 66046-4800

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  22. Hesston College

    301 South Main, Hesston, Kansas 67062-2093

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  23. Highland Community College in Highland

    606 W Main, Highland, Kansas 66035-4165

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  24. Hutchinson Community College

    1300 N Plum St, Hutchinson, Kansas 67501

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  25. Independence Community College

    1057 West College Avenue, Independence, Kansas 67301-0708

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  26. Johnson County Community College

    12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, Kansas 66210-1299

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  27. Kansas City Kansas Community College

    7250 State Ave, Kansas City, Kansas 66112

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  28. University of Kansas

    Lawrence, Kansas 66045

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  29. Newman University

    3100 McCormick Ave, Wichita, Kansas 67213-2097

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  30. Kansas State University

    Anderson Hall, Manhattan, Kansas 66506

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  31. Kansas Wesleyan University

    100 E. Claflin Ave., Salina, Kansas 67401-6196

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  32. Labette Community College

    200 S 14th, Parsons, Kansas 67357-4201

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  33. MidAmerica Nazarene University

    2030 E College Way, Olathe, Kansas 66062-1899

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  34. Neosho County Community College

    800 W 14th St, Chanute, Kansas 66720

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  35. Pittsburg State University

    1701 S Broadway, Pittsburg, Kansas 66762

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  36. Pratt Community College

    348 NE SR 61, Pratt, Kansas 67124

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  37. University of Saint Mary

    4100 S 4th St Trafficway, Leavenworth, Kansas 66048-5082

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  38. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

    1801 N. Kansas Ave., Liberal, Kansas 67901

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  39. Southwestern College in Winfield

    100 College Street, Winfield, Kansas 67156-6224

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  40. Tabor College

    400 S Jefferson, Hillsboro, Kansas 67063-1799

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  41. Washburn University

    1700 SW College Avenue, Topeka, Kansas 66621-0001

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  42. Wichita State University

    1845 Fairmount, Wichita, Kansas 67260-0124

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  43. National American University-Wichita

    7309 E 21st St. N. Suite G40, Wichita, Kansas 67206

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Cities

  1. Liberal Arts Schools in Wichita, KS4 Schools
  2. Liberal Arts Schools in Salina, KS2 Schools
  3. Liberal Arts Schools in Lawrence, KS2 Schools
  4. Liberal Arts Schools in Kansas City, KS2 Schools
  5. Liberal Arts Schools in Manhattan, KS1 Schools
  6. Liberal Arts Schools in Independence, KS1 Schools
  7. Liberal Arts Schools in Topeka, KS1 Schools
  8. Liberal Arts Schools in Coffeyville, KS1 Schools
  9. Liberal Arts Schools in Fort Scott, KS1 Schools
  10. Liberal Arts Schools in Parsons, KS1 Schools
  11. Liberal Arts Schools in Chanute, KS1 Schools
  12. Liberal Arts Schools in Iola, KS1 Schools
  13. Liberal Arts Schools in Lindsborg, KS1 Schools
  14. Liberal Arts Schools in Pittsburg, KS1 Schools
  15. Liberal Arts Schools in Mcpherson, KS1 Schools
  16. Liberal Arts Schools in Emporia, KS1 Schools
  17. Liberal Arts Schools in Hutchinson, KS1 Schools
  18. Liberal Arts Schools in Concordia, KS1 Schools
  19. Liberal Arts Schools in Great Bend, KS1 Schools
  20. Liberal Arts Schools in Arkansas City, KS1 Schools
  21. Liberal Arts Schools in Hays, KS1 Schools
  22. Liberal Arts Schools in Atchison, KS1 Schools
  23. Liberal Arts Schools in El Dorado, KS1 Schools
  24. Liberal Arts Schools in Colby, KS1 Schools
  25. Liberal Arts Schools in Baldwin City, KS1 Schools
  26. Liberal Arts Schools in Haviland, KS1 Schools
  27. Liberal Arts Schools in Dodge City, KS1 Schools
  28. Liberal Arts Schools in Highland, KS1 Schools
  29. Liberal Arts Schools in Hesston, KS1 Schools
  30. Liberal Arts Schools in Garden City, KS1 Schools
  31. Liberal Arts Schools in Hillsboro, KS1 Schools
  32. Liberal Arts Schools in Liberal, KS1 Schools
  33. Liberal Arts Schools in Leavenworth, KS1 Schools
  34. Liberal Arts Schools in Pratt, KS1 Schools
  35. Liberal Arts Schools in Olathe, KS1 Schools
  36. Liberal Arts Schools in Winfield, KS1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Liberal Arts Employment

Kansas 750
National 69,880

Approximately 1% of the country's liberal arts professionals work in Kansas state.

Employment Growth for Liberal arts professionals In Kansas

680 760 770 810 750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Liberal Arts is a growing field in Kansas. There were 70 more liberal arts professionals working in Kansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of liberal arts has grown by 10% in Kansas. This is slower than the trend for liberal arts professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of liberal arts professionals has grown by 18% between 2006 and 2010.

Liberal Arts VS. All Professions salaries in Kansas

$53,260 $51,940 $47,780 $46,830 $48,960
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of liberal arts professionals is growing, the salaries paid to liberal arts professionals are decreasing in Kansas. In 2006 liberal arts professionals made a mean salary of $53,260 per year, and in 2010 they made $48,960 per year.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Kansas

10th percentile
$22,460
25th percentile
$32,820
50th percentile
$43,300
75th percentile
$60,320
90th percentile
$82,900

Thus, liberal arts professionals' salaries declined by 9% in 4 years. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In the state of Kansas, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of liberal arts. The pay differential between the highest paid liberal arts professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 269%

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Kansas

English
$45,157
History
$53,390
Liberal Arts
$48,960
Math
$74,620
Music
$20,935

In Kansas, liberal arts professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts programs available for each degree type for all schools in Kansas

associate
45
bachelor
27
master
6
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total79

As the number of liberal arts professionals is increasing in Kansas state, the number of students graduating from the 43 accredited liberal arts schools in Kansas state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 4,948 liberal arts graduates from liberal arts courses in Kansas and in 2010 there were 3,467 graduates.

Thus there was a 30% percent decrease in the number of liberal arts school degree or certificate graduates in Kansas. Most of these graduates, or 57%, earned a associate's degree in liberal arts.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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