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Anthropology Schools in Maryland

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

In terms of popularity, Anthropology is the 112th most popular major in the state out of a total 286 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Anthropology Majors in Maryland

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 83
Master’s Degree 15
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 5

Gender Distribution

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

Anthropology Majors in MD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.7%
  • Black or African American: 5.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 13.6%
  • White: 57.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.9%
  • Other Races: 8.7%
Anthropology Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Anthropology Grads in Maryland

There are 14,600 people in the state and 474,750 people in the nation working in anthropology jobs.

Anthropology Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for Anthropology Jobs in Maryland

A typical salary for a anthropology grad in the state is $101,930, compared to a typical salary of $94,080 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
41,200 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. A typical student attending UMCP will pay a net price of $18,457. 74% of students get financical aid.


St Mary's College of Maryland

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17 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
1,582 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.13 years. The full-time teacher rate is 74%. The student loan default rate of 2.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
26,152 Total Students

In their early career, Johns Hopkins grads earn an average salary of $62,700. The average student takes 4.07 years to complete their degree at Johns Hopkins. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 97% are considered full time.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
13,767 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.20%. Most students complete their degree in 4.52 years. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,706.


Washington College

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
1,367 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $26,718. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Anthropology Careers in MD

Some of the careers anthropology majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Anthropologists and Archeologists 10% $44,980
Managers 2% $119,900

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

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Economics 1,392
Political Science & Government 1,134
International Relations & Security 790
Sociology 452
Criminology 377
General Social Sciences 334
Other Social Sciences 287
Geography & Cartography 246

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