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Archeology at Cornell University

If you plan to study archeology, take a look at what Cornell University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Cornell is located in Ithaca, New York and has a total student population of 24,027. Of the 4,145 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University in 2019, 6 of them were archeology majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Archeology section at the bottom of this page.

Cornell Archeology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Archeology
  • Master’s Degree in Archeology

Cornell Archeology Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks archeology programs across the country. The following shows how Cornell performed in these rankings.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The archeology major at Cornell is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Archeology. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Archeology Schools 7

In 2019, 6 students received their master’s degree in archeology from Cornell. This makes it the #2 most popular school for archeology master’s degree candidates in the country.

Archeology Student Demographics at Cornell

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the archeology majors at Cornell University.

Cornell Archeology Bachelor’s Program

50% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 6 archeology students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from Cornell, about 50% were men and 50% were women. The typical archeology bachelor's degree program is made up of only 32% men. So male students are more repesented at Cornell since its program graduates 18% more men than average.

Cornell Gender Breakdown of Archeology Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 67% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in archeology at Cornell are white. This is below average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor's in archeology.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Archeology Majors at Cornell University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 4
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Cornell Archeology Master’s Program

100% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 6 students who earned a master's degree in Archeology from Cornell in 2018-2019, 0% were men and 100% were women.

Cornell Gender Breakdown of Archeology Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a archeology master's degree from Cornell, 83% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Cornell University with a master's in archeology.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Archeology Majors at Cornell University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 5
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Cornell also has a doctoral program available in archeology. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Archeology Grads May Go Into

A degree in archeology can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Cornell University.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Managers 16,600 $124,160
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 1,080 $112,460
Anthropologists and Archeologists 60 $67,860

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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