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Anthropology Schools in Kentucky

135 Anthropology students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Anthropology is the 85th most popular major out of a total 256 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Anthropology Majors in Kentucky

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 106
Master’s Degree 17
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 12

Gender Distribution

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

Anthropology Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.5%
  • Black or African American: 1.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.7%
  • White: 80.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 9.6%
Anthropology Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Anthropology Grads in Kentucky

In this state, there are 3,410 people employed in jobs related to an anthropology degree, compared to 474,750 nationwide.

Anthropology Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Anthropology Jobs in Kentucky

In this state, anthropology grads earn an average of $76,730. Nationwide, they make an average of $94,080.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Kentucky that offer anthropology degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
29,182 Total Students

86% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 5.90% which is lower than average. This public school has an average net price of $18,523.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
21,430 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. Graduates earn an average $34,800 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,692.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
19,456 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.50 years to graduate. 65% of the teachers are full time.


Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights
18 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
14,764 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.76 years. Graduates earn an average $32,800 after graduation. A typical student attending NKU will pay a net price of $9,244.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
15,815 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $13,845. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 58% are considered full time. 99% of students get financical aid.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
987 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.11 years. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $24,588.

Anthropology Careers in KY

Some of the careers anthropology majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 10% $73,440
Managers 9% $89,310
Anthropologists and Archeologists 0% $51,130

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Political Science & Government 411
Sociology 290
Economics 272
Geography & Cartography 130
International Relations & Security 80
Criminology 63
General Social Sciences 54
Sociology & Anthropology 27

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