Anthropology at University at Albany
UAlbany is located in Albany, New York and approximately 17,688 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 17 students received a bachelor's degree in anthropology from UAlbany.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Anthropology section at the bottom of this page.
UAlbany Anthropology Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology
- Master’s Degree in Anthropology
- Doctorate Degree in Anthropology
UAlbany Anthropology Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the anthropology progam at UAlbany 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 UAlbany 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.
|Most Popular Anthropology Doctor’s Degree Schools||26|
|Best Anthropology Doctor’s Degree Schools||66|
|Most Focused Anthropology Schools||216|
In 2021, 5 students received their master’s degree in anthropology from UAlbany. This makes it the #66 most popular school for anthropology master’s degree candidates in the country.
There were 6 students who received their doctoral degrees in anthropology, making the school the #27 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.
Earnings of UAlbany Anthropology Graduates
The median salary of anthropology students who receive their bachelor's degree at UAlbany is $27,679. This is 9% higher than $25,284, which is the national average for all anthropology bachelor's degree recipients.
Anthropology Student Demographics at UAlbany
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the anthropology majors at University at Albany.
UAlbany Anthropology Bachelor’s Program
About 53% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in anthropology at UAlbany are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 3% 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 University at Albany with a bachelor's in anthropology.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
UAlbany Anthropology Master’s Program
Of the students who received a anthropology master's degree from UAlbany, 60% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level. In the anthropology master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 40% of degree recipients. That is 2% better than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University at Albany with a master's in anthropology.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
UAlbany also has a doctoral program available in anthropology. In 2021, 6 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
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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 University at Albany.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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