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Anthropology at Brooklyn College

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

Brooklyn College is located in Brooklyn, New York and approximately 17,735 students attend the school each year. Of the 3,219 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Brooklyn College in 2021, 27 of them were anthropology majors.

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

Brooklyn College Anthropology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology

Brooklyn College Anthropology Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the anthropology progam at Brooklyn College compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The anthropology major at Brooklyn College is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Anthropology. 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
Best Value Anthropology Schools 244
Best Anthropology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 383

Anthropology Student Demographics at Brooklyn College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the anthropology majors at Brooklyn College.

Brooklyn College Anthropology Bachelor’s Program

78% Women
81% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 27 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in anthropology from Brooklyn College. About 22% were men and 78% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 43% more racial-ethnic minorities in its anthropology bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Brooklyn College with a bachelor's in anthropology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 8
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 5
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Brooklyn College also has a doctoral program available in anthropology. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Anthropology Grads May Go Into

A degree in anthropology 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 Brooklyn College.

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


*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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