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Anthropology at University of Louisville

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Anthropology at University of Louisville

If you plan to study anthropology, take a look at what University of Louisville has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

U of L is located in Louisville, Kentucky and approximately 21,402 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 24 anthropology majors received their bachelor's degree from U of L.

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

U of L Anthropology Degrees Available

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

U of L Anthropology Rankings

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

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

Of the schools analyzed in this analysis, the anthropology program at U of L was ranked #78 for overall quality. It is also ranked as the #2 school in Kentucky.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Anthropology Colleges for Veterans 75
Best Colleges for Anthropology 78
Best Anthropology Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 85
Best Value Colleges for Anthropology 89
Highest Paid Anthropology Graduates 93
Most Focused Colleges for Anthropology 210

In 2019, 8 students received their master’s degree in anthropology from U of L. This makes it the #41 most popular school for anthropology master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of U of L Anthropology Graduates

The median salary of anthropology students who receive their bachelor's degree at U of L is $21,700. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $23,750 for all anthropology students.

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Anthropology Student Demographics at U of L

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

U of L Anthropology Bachelor’s Program

67% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in anthropology from U of L. About 33% were men and 67% were women. The typical anthropology bachelor's degree program is made up of only 27% men. So male students are more repesented at U of L since its program graduates 7% more men than average.

U of L Gender Breakdown of Anthropology Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 92% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in anthropology at U of L 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 University of Louisville with a bachelor's in anthropology.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Anthropology Majors at University of Louisville
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 22
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

U of L Anthropology Master’s Program

62% Women
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 students graduated with a master's degree in anthropology from U of L. About 38% were men and 62% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 29% men graduate in anthropology each year. U of L does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 9% more men than average.

U of L Gender Breakdown of Anthropology Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a anthropology master's degree from U of L, 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 University of Louisville with a master's in anthropology.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Anthropology Majors at University of Louisville
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 8
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

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 KY, the home state for University of Louisville.

Occupation Jobs in KY Average Salary in KY
Managers 3,260 $92,630
Anthropologists and Archeologists 100 $59,740
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 50 $76,730

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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