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Anthropology at Texas Tech University

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

Texas Tech is located in Lubbock, Texas and approximately 40,322 students attend the school each year. In the 2019-2020 academic year, 25 students received a bachelor's degree in anthropology from Texas Tech.

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

Texas Tech Anthropology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology
  • Master’s Degree in Anthropology

Texas Tech Anthropology Rankings

The anthropology major at Texas Tech 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.

In 2020, 3 students received their master’s degree in anthropology from Texas Tech. This makes it the #121 most popular school for anthropology master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Anthropology Graduates from Texas Tech Make?

The median salary of anthropology students who receive their bachelor's degree at Texas Tech is $33,993. This is 43% higher than $23,750, which is the national average for all anthropology bachelor's degree recipients.

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Anthropology Student Demographics at Texas Tech

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

Texas Tech Anthropology Bachelor’s Program

72% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 28% of anthropology bachelor's degrees went to men and 72% went to women. The typical anthropology bachelor's degree program is made up of only 27% men. So male students are more repesented at Texas Tech since its program graduates 1% more men than average.

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About 56% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in anthropology at Texas Tech are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 6% 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 Texas Tech University with a bachelor's in anthropology.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 11
White 14
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Texas Tech Anthropology Master’s Program

Of the 2 anthropology students who graduated with a master's degree in 2019-2020 from Texas Tech, about 100% were men and 0% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 27% men graduate in anthropology each year. Texas Tech does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 73% more men than average.

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Of the students who received a anthropology master's degree from Texas Tech, 100% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Texas Tech University with a master's in anthropology.

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

Texas Tech also has a doctoral program available in anthropology. In 2020, 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 TX, the home state for Texas Tech University.

Occupation Jobs in TX Average Salary in TX
Managers 20,710 $122,130
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 380 $87,570
Anthropologists and Archeologists 280 $71,590

References

*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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