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Anthropology Schools in Illinois

In 2018-2019, 320 students earned their Anthropology degrees in IL.

In terms of popularity, Anthropology is the 116th most popular major in the state out of a total 309 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Anthropology Majors in Illinois

Anthropology majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 238
Master’s Degree 44
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 33
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 33
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 33
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 5
Post-Master’s Certificate 5

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a anthropology major is more popular with women than with men.

Anthropology Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of anthropology majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.1%
  • Black or African American: 5.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.6%
  • White: 59.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.2%
  • Other Races: 8.4%
Anthropology Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Anthropology Grads in Illinois

There are 400 people in the state and 474,750 people in the nation working in anthropology jobs.

Anthropology Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Anthropology Jobs in Illinois

Anthropology grads earn an average of $88,770 in the state and $94,080 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 16 colleges in Illinois that offer anthropology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
49,702 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 75%. Most students complete their degree in 4.21 years. In their early career, UIUC grads earn an average salary of $47,100.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
17,002 Total Students

In their early career, UChicago grads earn an average salary of $54,300. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 61% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 5 to 1.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
22,127 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 83%. It takes the average student 4.12 years to graduate. Graduates earn an average $58,900 after graduation.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
31,683 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,600 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,301. Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
20,635 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.90% which is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,600 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
17,169 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Graduates earn an average $36,800 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
12,817 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
17,007 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $42,700 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 51%. The 3.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
13,281 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.57 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#10

DePaul University

Chicago
13 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
22,437 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $28,410. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 49% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Anthropology Careers in IL

Some of the careers anthropology majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Anthropologists and Archeologists 0% $62,330
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 0% $82,660

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to anthropology.

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Economics 2,059
Political Science & Government 1,528
Sociology 971
International Relations & Security 389
General Social Sciences 272
Geography & Cartography 210
Criminology 181
Sociology & Anthropology 74

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