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Anthropology at SUNY Potsdam

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Anthropology at SUNY Potsdam

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

SUNY Potsdam is located in Potsdam, New York and has a total student population of 3,084. In 2021, 14 anthropology majors received their bachelor's degree from SUNY Potsdam.

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

SUNY Potsdam Anthropology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology

SUNY Potsdam Anthropology Rankings

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

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 SUNY Potsdam 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 50
Best Value Anthropology Schools 123
Most Popular Anthropology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 193
Most Popular Anthropology Schools 233
Best Anthropology Schools 319

Anthropology Student Demographics at SUNY Potsdam

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

SUNY Potsdam Anthropology Bachelor’s Program

79% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 14 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in anthropology from SUNY Potsdam in 2021, 21% were men and 79% were women.


About 71% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in anthropology at SUNY Potsdam 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 SUNY Potsdam with a bachelor's in anthropology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 10
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

SUNY Potsdam 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 SUNY Potsdam.

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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