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Anthropology at Purchase College

What traits are you looking for in a anthropology school? To help you decide if Purchase College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's anthropology program.

Purchase College is located in Purchase, New York and has a total student population of 3,685. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 5 students received a bachelor's degree in anthropology from Purchase College.

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

Purchase College Anthropology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology

Purchase College Anthropology Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the anthropology progam at Purchase College 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 anthropology major at Purchase 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
Most Focused Anthropology Schools 214
Best Value Anthropology Schools 227
Most Popular Anthropology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 345
Best Anthropology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 365
Most Popular Anthropology Schools 414

Earnings of Purchase College Anthropology Graduates

The median salary of anthropology students who receive their bachelor's degree at Purchase College is $23,460. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $25,284 for all anthropology students.


Anthropology Student Demographics at Purchase College

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

Purchase College Anthropology Bachelor’s Program

60% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 5 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in anthropology from Purchase College. About 40% were men and 60% were women. The typical anthropology bachelor's degree program is made up of only 26% men. So male students are more repesented at Purchase College since its program graduates 14% more men than average.


About 80% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in anthropology at Purchase College are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

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

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

Purchase 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 Purchase 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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