Anthropology at University of California - Santa Barbara
UCSB is located in Santa Barbara, California and approximately 25,057 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 124 students received a bachelor's degree in anthropology from UCSB.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Anthropology section at the bottom of this page.
UCSB Anthropology Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology
- Master’s Degree in Anthropology
- Doctorate Degree in Anthropology
UCSB Anthropology Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks anthropology programs across the country. The following shows how UCSB 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
Of the schools analyzed in this analysis, the anthropology program at UCSB was ranked #7 for overall quality. This puts the program in the top 5% of the nation. It is also ranked as the #2 school in California.
|Best Colleges for Anthropology||7|
|Best Anthropology Colleges for Veterans||12|
|Highest Paid Anthropology Graduates||31|
|Best Value Colleges for Anthropology||45|
How Much Do Anthropology Graduates from UCSB Make?
The median salary of anthropology students who receive their bachelor's degree at UCSB is $27,000. This is 14% higher than $23,750, which is the national average for all anthropology bachelor's degree recipients.
Anthropology Student Demographics at UCSB
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the anthropology majors at University of California - Santa Barbara.
UCSB Anthropology Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 26% 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 of California - Santa Barbara with a bachelor's in anthropology.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||54|
UCSB Anthropology Master’s Program
Of the students who received a anthropology master's degree from UCSB, 67% 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 University of California - Santa Barbara with a master's in anthropology.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
UCSB also has a doctoral program available in anthropology. In 2019, 6 students 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 CA, the home state for University of California - Santa Barbara.
|Occupation||Jobs in CA||Average Salary in CA|
|Anthropologists and Archeologists||1,420||$67,030|
|Anthropology and Archeology Professors||550||$115,610|
*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
- Image Credit: By Nandaro under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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