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Sociology & Anthropology at Lafayette College

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

Lafayette is located in Easton, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 2,514. Of the 720 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Lafayette College in 2021, 27 of them were sociology and anthropology majors.

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

Lafayette Sociology & Anthropology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology & Anthropology

Lafayette Sociology & Anthropology Rankings

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

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 sociology and anthropology major at Lafayette is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Sociology & 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 Sociology & Anthropology Schools 3
Best Sociology & Anthropology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 3
Most Popular Sociology & Anthropology Schools 4
Most Popular Sociology & Anthropology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 4
Most Focused Sociology & Anthropology Schools 5
Most Focused Sociology & Anthropology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 5
Best Value Sociology & Anthropology Schools 8

Sociology & Anthropology Student Demographics at Lafayette

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

Lafayette Sociology & Anthropology Bachelor’s Program

78% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 22% of sociology and anthropology bachelor's degrees went to men and 78% went to women. The typical sociology and anthropology bachelor's degree program is made up of only 21% men. So male students are more repesented at Lafayette since its program graduates 1% more men than average.


About 56% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in sociology and anthropology at Lafayette are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level.

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 15
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

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

Careers That Sociology & Anthropology Grads May Go Into

A degree in sociology and 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 PA, the home state for Lafayette College.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Managers 11,060 $126,290
Sociology Professors 800 $80,290
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 230 $94,090
Anthropologists and Archeologists 70 $70,770
Sociologists 60 $121,470


*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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