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Anthropology at Montclair State University

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Anthropology at Montclair State University

If you are interested in studying anthropology, you may want to check out the program at Montclair State University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Montclair State is located in Montclair, New Jersey and approximately 21,005 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 16 students received a bachelor's degree in anthropology from Montclair State.

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

Montclair State Anthropology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology

Montclair State Anthropology Rankings

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

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The anthropology major at Montclair State 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
Most Popular Anthropology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 175
Best Anthropology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 240
Best Anthropology Schools 245
Most Focused Anthropology Schools 389

How Much Do Anthropology Graduates from Montclair State Make?

The median salary of anthropology students who receive their bachelor's degree at Montclair State is $24,849. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $25,284 for all anthropology students.


Anthropology Student Demographics at Montclair State

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the anthropology majors at Montclair State University.

Montclair State Anthropology Bachelor’s Program

50% Women
56% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2020-2021 academic year, 16 students earned a bachelor's degree in anthropology from Montclair State. About 50% of these graduates were women and the other 50% were men. The typical anthropology bachelor's degree program is made up of only 26% men. So male students are more repesented at Montclair State since its program graduates 24% more men than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 18% 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 Montclair State University with a bachelor's in anthropology.

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

Montclair State 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 NJ, the home state for Montclair State University.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Managers 18,370 $138,820
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 190 $100,800


*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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