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Anthropology Schools in Mississippi

38 students earned Anthropology degrees in Mississippi in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Anthropology is the 124th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Anthropology Majors in Mississippi

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 24
Master’s Degree 14

Gender Distribution

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

Anthropology Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 2.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.6%
  • White: 84.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.9%
  • Other Races: 2.6%
Anthropology Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Anthropology Grads in Mississippi

1,230 people in the state and 474,750 in the nation are employed in jobs related to anthropology.

Anthropology Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Anthropology Jobs in Mississippi

Anthropology grads earn an average of $82,230 in the state and $94,080 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Mississippi that offer anthropology degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:


Mississippi State University

Mississippi State
21 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
21,974 Total Students

96% of students get financical aid. 86% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
22,456 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 7.50% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.44 years.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
14,509 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.60 years. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 8.70% which is lower than average.

Anthropology Careers in MS

Some of the careers anthropology majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Managers 6% $72,130
Anthropologists and Archeologists 0% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Political Science & Government 256
Sociology 104
Criminology 59
Economics 59
International Relations & Security 37
General Social Sciences 28
Geography & Cartography 17
Urban Studies 3

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