Best Colleges with Public/applied History Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Public/applied History, you'll find there is a large range of degrees that can be earned. A major in Public/applied History is offered at a small amount of schools, all of which are listed below. Our 2018 ranking of the best colleges that offer Public/applied History degrees is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. You can find more information about a Public/applied History degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Public/applied History.

The Best Public/applied History Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Simmons College Boston, MA

Simmons College offers 2 Public/applied History Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 73 students graduated in the study area of Public/applied History with students earning 73 Master's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
2 North Carolina State University at Raleigh Raleigh, NC

North Carolina State University at Raleigh offers 2 Public/applied History Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 12 students graduated in the study area of Public/applied History with students earning 12 Master's degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
3 Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL

Loyola University Chicago offers 2 Public/applied History Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 7 students graduated in the study area of Public/applied History with students earning 7 Master's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
4 University of Massachusetts-Amherst Amherst, MA

University of Massachusetts-Amherst offers 1 Public/applied History Degree program. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 6 students graduated in the study area of Public/applied History with students earning 6 Certificates degrees.

Based on 72 Reviews
5 University of South Carolina-Columbia Columbia, SC

University of South Carolina-Columbia offers 1 Public/applied History Degree program. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 7 students graduated in the study area of Public/applied History with students earning 7 Master's degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
6 Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA

Duquesne University offers 1 Public/applied History Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 11 students graduated in the study area of Public/applied History with students earning 11 Master's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
7 St John's University-New York Queens, NY

St John's University-New York offers 1 Public/applied History Degree program. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 3 students graduated in the study area of Public/applied History with students earning 3 Master's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
8 Appalachian State University Boone, NC

Appalachian State University offers 0 Public/applied History Degree programs. It's a large public university in a far away town.

Based on 32 Reviews
9 Central Connecticut State University New Britain, CT

Central Connecticut State University offers 1 Public/applied History Degree program. It's a medium sized public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 14 students graduated in the study area of Public/applied History with students earning 14 Master's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
10 La Salle University Philadelphia, PA

La Salle University offers 1 Public/applied History Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 4 students graduated in the study area of Public/applied History with students earning 4 Master's degrees.

List of Public/applied History Schools in the U.S.

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Degree Levels
  • Associate's
  • Bachelor's
  • Certificates
  • Doctoral
  • Master's
Program Length
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
Control Type
  • Private for-profit
  • Private not-for-profit
  • Public
School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Simmons College Simmons College Boston, MA
5/5
14 : 1 5,662
North Carolina State University at Raleigh North Carolina State University at Raleigh Raleigh, NC
3/5
19 : 1 34,015
Loyola University Chicago Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL
5/5
15 : 1 16,437
University of Massachusetts-Amherst University of Massachusetts-Amherst Amherst, MA
3/5
21 : 1 29,269
University of South Carolina-Columbia University of South Carolina-Columbia Columbia, SC
3/5
20 : 1 33,724
Duquesne University Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA
5/5
15 : 1 9,404
St John's University-New York St John's University-New York Queens, NY
5/5
24 : 1 20,877
Appalachian State University Appalachian State University Boone, NC
2/5
17 : 1 17,932
Central Connecticut State University Central Connecticut State University New Britain, CT
3/5
20 : 1 12,086
La Salle University La Salle University Philadelphia, PA
5/5
17 : 1 5,683
SUNY at Albany SUNY at Albany Albany, NY
3/5
22 : 1 17,178
Bowling Green State University-Main Campus Bowling Green State University-Main Campus Bowling Green, OH
3/5
22 : 1 16,908
University of Louisville University of Louisville Louisville, KY
3/5
11 : 1 21,294
Western Washington University Western Washington University Bellingham, WA
3/5
22 : 1 15,332
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, VA
3/5
19 : 1 32,663
Southeast Missouri State University Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau, MO
2/5
30 : 1 11,987
North Dakota State University-Main Campus North Dakota State University-Main Campus Fargo, ND
3/5
23 : 1 14,516
University Logo Georgia Southern University Statesboro, GA
2/5
25 : 1 20,459
Suffolk University Suffolk University Boston, MA
5/5
18 : 1 7,922
East Carolina University East Carolina University Greenville, NC
2/5
20 : 1 28,289
Middle Tennessee State University Middle Tennessee State University Murfreesboro, TN
3/5
23 : 1 22,511
University of Southern Mississippi University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg, MS
2/5
20 : 1 14,551
University of West Georgia University of West Georgia Carrollton, GA
2/5
26 : 1 12,834
Western Michigan University Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI
3/5
23 : 1 23,529
Northern Kentucky University Northern Kentucky University Highland Heights, KY
3/5
21 : 1 14,699

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Getting a Public/applied History Degree Online

Schools offering online Public/applied History degrees

Online Public/applied History degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 73 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Public/applied History degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Simmons College 0 0 0 73 0
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College 7 0 0 0 0
SUNY Empire State College 7 0 0 0 0
Brigham Young University-Idaho 0 1 0 0 0
How many schools offer online Public/applied History degrees?
  • 2 Certificates
  • 1 Associate's
  • 1 Master's

What degrees do people get in Public/applied History?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 1 Colleges 1 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 14 Colleges 28 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 22 Colleges 48 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 3 Colleges 4 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 16 Colleges 161 Graduates

Public/applied History Degree Overview

Researching a Public/applied History degree you will find that there are many options for a traditional degree as well as higher education selections. Earning a degree in Public/applied History may take more time than just your traditional degree as it is typical to earn advanced degrees side by side with the traditional. The most popular Public/applied History degree earned was a master's degree, however, schools more commonly offer a certificate. The second most popular Public/applied History degree that people receive is a certificate. While a master's degree is the likely degree choice, getting a certificate degree isn't out of the question. Although an associate's degree is offered at some schools, getting a traditional degree is not very common. Picking a degree in Public/applied History will ultimately come down to what you hope to achieve with that degree in addition to finding something that meets your personal requirements such as school availability and schedule flexibility.

Average cost of college for a Public/applied History degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 2 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$3,548 Public In-State
$12,072 Public Out-of-State

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$8,056 Public In-State
$29,017 Private In-State
$18,632 Public Out-of-State
$29,017 Private Out-of-State
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