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Anthropology Schools in Iowa

In 2018-2019, 111 students earned their Anthropology degrees in IA.

An Anthropology major is the 102nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Anthropology Majors in Iowa

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 104
Master’s Degree 5
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2

Gender Distribution

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

Anthropology Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.8%
  • Black or African American: 4.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.5%
  • White: 76.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.7%
  • Other Races: 9.9%
Anthropology Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Anthropology Grads in Iowa

There are 2,930 people in the state and 474,750 people in the nation working in anthropology jobs.

Anthropology Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for Anthropology Jobs in Iowa

A typical salary for a anthropology grad in the state is $91,410, compared to a typical salary of $94,080 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Iowa that offer anthropology degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

#1

University of Iowa

Iowa City
47 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
31,656 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.33 years. 84% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
34,992 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $15,140. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. The student loan default rate is 3.20% which is lower than average.

#3

Grinnell College

Grinnell
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
1,716 Total Students

80% of the teachers are full time. This private school has an average net price of $25,358. The average student takes 4.07 years to complete their degree at Grinnell.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
1,117 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. This private institution charges an average net price of $21,421. The full-time teacher rate is 99%.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
11,187 Total Students

The average student takes 4.45 years to complete their degree at UNI. A typical student attending UNI will pay a net price of $16,244. The full-time teacher rate is 75%.

#4

Luther College

Decorah
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
2,005 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.10 years. 73% of the teachers are full time.

#7

Drake University

Des Moines
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
4,869 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.13 years to graduate. 100% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $46,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

#8

Cornell College

Mount Vernon
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
1,028 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $27,204. Graduates earn an average $32,600 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.04 years to graduate.

Anthropology Careers in IA

Some of the careers anthropology majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 14% $80,550
Managers 6% $90,210

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Economics 388
Political Science & Government 378
Sociology 279
Criminology 205
International Relations & Security 78
Geography & Cartography 59
General Social Sciences 50
Other Social Sciences 13

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View Nationwide Anthropology Report

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