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Basic Certificates in Anthropology

22 Yearly Graduations
64% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
A basic certificate in anthropology is offered at 20 colleges in the United States. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 27% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Education Levels of Anthropology Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 22 students earned their basic certificate in anthropology. This makes it the 237th most popular basic certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in anthropology at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 9,040
Master’s Degree 1,085
Associate’s Degree 940
Doctor’s Degree 542
Undergraduate Certificate 44
Graduate Certificate 30
Basic Certificate 22

Earnings of Anthropology Majors With Basic Certificates

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for anthropology majors with their basic certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for anthropology majors who have their basic certificate is not available.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their basic certificate in anthropology. About 63.6% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 8
Women 14
Gender Diversity of Basic Certificates in Anthropology

The racial-ethnic distribution of anthropology basic certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 16
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Anthropology Basic Certificate Students

There are 20 colleges that offer a basic certificate in anthropology. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Boise State University

Boise, Idaho
11 Yearly Graduations
82% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for anthropology students seekinga basic certificate is Boise State University. Each year, around 26,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,532 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,110 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 people received their basic certificate in anthropology from Boise State. About 82% of this group were women, and 9% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

Los Angeles Valley College

Valley Glen, California
6 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for anthropology majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Los Angeles Valley College. Roughly 16,900 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 basic certificates were handed out to anthropology majors at LAVC. Around 50% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 50% were women.

2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The University of Texas at Arlington is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in anthropology. Each year, around 48,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,624 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,474 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their basic certificate in anthropology from UT Arlington. Around 50% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 50% were women.

2 Yearly Graduations

The 3rd most popular school in the country for anthropology majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Minnesota State University - Mankato. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,394 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,694 per year.

The anthropology program at Minnesota State University - Mankato awarded 2 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#5

American University

Washington, District of Columbia
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

American University comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in anthropology. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $49,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $30,351 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 basic certificates were handed out to anthropology majors at The American University. Of these students, 100% were women and 100% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to anthropology that offer basic certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Geography & Cartography 1,050
Political Science & Government 225
Criminology 125
Sociology 76
International Relations & Security 69

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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