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Anthropology Schools in Michigan

In 2018-2019, 288 students earned their Anthropology degrees in MI.

In this state, Anthropology is the 95th most popular major out of a total 319 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Anthropology Majors in Michigan

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 241
Master’s Degree 24
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 21
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 21
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 21
Associate’s Degree 2

Gender Distribution

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

Anthropology Majors in MI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.9%
  • Black or African American: 6.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.9%
  • White: 72.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.0%
  • Other Races: 8.7%
Anthropology Majors in MI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Anthropology Grads in Michigan

6,540 people in the state and 474,750 in the nation are employed in jobs related to anthropology.

Anthropology Jobs Nationwide vs. MI

Wages for Anthropology Jobs in Michigan

In this state, anthropology grads earn an average of $82,520. Nationwide, they make an average of $94,080.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 16 colleges in Michigan that offer anthropology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
46,716 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $16,010. The student loan default rate is 1.10% which is lower than average. 63% of students get financical aid.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
27,025 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. The 7.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,600 a year.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
50,351 Total Students

66% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 88% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
19,123 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Graduates earn an average $32,000 after graduation. 98% of the teachers are full time.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
22,562 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 63% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 7.00% which is lower than average.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
24,677 Total Students

In their early career, GVSU grads earn an average salary of $35,300. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 67% are considered full time.

#7

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
21,622 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $15,677. Graduates earn an average $34,100 after graduation. 72% of the teachers are full time.

#8

Oakland University

Rochester Hills
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
19,309 Total Students

The 4.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. 53% of the teachers are full time.

#9

Albion College

Albion
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
1,533 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 77%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.80%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
9,460 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 66% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. The student loan default rate of 5.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

Anthropology Careers in MI

Some of the careers anthropology majors go into include:

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 11% $78,120
Managers 7% $95,390

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

Major Annual Graduates in MI
Economics 1,360
Political Science & Government 1,001
Sociology 597
General Social Sciences 238
International Relations & Security 201
Geography & Cartography 171
Criminology 112
Other Social Sciences 83

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