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Anthropology at Rutgers University - Newark

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Anthropology at Rutgers University - Newark

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

Rutgers Newark is located in Newark, New Jersey and approximately 13,231 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 4 anthropology majors received their bachelor's degree from Rutgers Newark.

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

Rutgers Newark Anthropology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology

Rutgers Newark Anthropology Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks anthropology programs across the country. The following shows how Rutgers Newark performed in these rankings.

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 Rutgers Newark 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 Focused Anthropology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 416

How Much Do Anthropology Graduates from Rutgers Newark Make?

The median salary of anthropology students who receive their bachelor's degree at Rutgers Newark is $23,594. This is less than $25,284, which is the national average of all anthropology majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Anthropology Student Demographics at Rutgers Newark

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

Rutgers Newark Anthropology Bachelor’s Program

75% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 4 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Anthropology from Rutgers Newark in 2020-2021, 25% were men and 75% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 12% 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 Rutgers University - Newark with a bachelor's in anthropology.

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

Rutgers Newark 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 Rutgers University - Newark.

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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