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Anthropology Schools in Louisiana

In 2018-2019, 103 students earned their Anthropology degrees in LA.

As a degree choice, Anthropology is the 97th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Anthropology Majors in Louisiana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 84
Master’s Degree 15
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4

Gender Distribution

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

Anthropology Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.9%
  • Black or African American: 7.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.8%
  • White: 68.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.8%
  • Other Races: 6.8%
Anthropology Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Anthropology Grads in Louisiana

In this state, there are 9,890 people employed in jobs related to an anthropology degree, compared to 474,750 nationwide.

Anthropology Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Anthropology Jobs in Louisiana

A typical salary for a anthropology grad in the state is $68,690, compared to a typical salary of $94,080 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Louisiana that offer anthropology degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
30,983 Total Students

In their early career, Louisiana State University grads earn an average salary of $40,200. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 4.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
12,646 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $35,132. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,800 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 63%.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
17,123 Total Students

The average student takes 4.84 years to complete their degree at UL Lafayette. Graduates earn an average $32,800 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 78% are considered full time.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
8,151 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 67%. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.50%.

Anthropology Careers in LA

Some of the careers anthropology majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Managers 9% $79,900
Anthropologists and Archeologists 0% $69,380

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Political Science & Government 484
Sociology 433
Economics 166
General Social Sciences 69
International Relations & Security 67
Geography & Cartography 44
Criminology 33
Other Social Sciences 21

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