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Anthropology Schools in Maine

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

In terms of popularity, Anthropology is the 82nd most popular major in the state out of a total 213 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Anthropology Majors in Maine

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 42
Master’s Degree 1
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

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

Anthropology Majors in ME Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 2.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 75.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 9.1%
  • Other Races: 13.6%
Anthropology Majors in ME Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Anthropology Grads in Maine

1,410 people in the state and 474,750 in the nation are employed in jobs related to anthropology.

Anthropology Jobs Nationwide vs. ME

Wages for Anthropology Jobs in Maine

Anthropology grads earn an average of $87,240 in the state and $94,080 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Maine that offer anthropology degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
11,404 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,388. The 5.70% student loan default rate is lower than average.


Bates College

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
1,832 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 1.40% which is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $43,100 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 87% are considered full time.


Colby College

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
2,000 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 92%. Most students complete their degree in 4.06 years. 52% of students get financical aid.


Bowdoin College

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
1,828 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $44,600 a year. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $21,300. The full-time teacher rate is 86%.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
8,140 Total Students

In their early career, University of Southern Maine grads earn an average salary of $33,000. It takes the average student 4.74 years to graduate. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Anthropology Careers in ME

Some of the careers anthropology majors go into include:

Job Title ME Job Growth ME Median Salary
Managers 1% $92,110
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 0% $77,110

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

Major Annual Graduates in ME
Political Science & Government 330
Economics 274
Sociology 74
Other Social Sciences 57
Criminology 23
International Relations & Security 21
Geography & Cartography 16
General Social Sciences 15

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