Independence has a total population of 9,846 and a student population of 1,177. Of these students, 1,177 are enrolled in schools that offer liberal arts programs.
The largest liberal arts school in Independence, by student population, is Independence Community College. In 2010, Independence Community College graduated approximately 34 students from its liberal arts program.
A reported 34 students graduated with credentials in liberal arts in Independence in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Independence's liberal arts schools was $10,480 per year for instate students and $11,760 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for liberal arts related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,600 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,880.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a liberal arts professional in Independence is $45,110 per year, which is lower than the average for liberal arts professionals state-wide.