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Anthropology Schools in Nevada

In 2018-2019, 92 students earned their Anthropology degrees in NV.

As a degree choice, Anthropology is the 59th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Anthropology Majors in Nevada

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 69
Associate’s Degree 11
Master’s Degree 7
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1

Gender Distribution

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

Anthropology Majors in NV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.5%
  • Black or African American: 1.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 27.2%
  • White: 52.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 13.0%
Anthropology Majors in NV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Anthropology Grads in Nevada

In this state, there are 7,350 people employed in jobs related to an anthropology degree, compared to 474,750 nationwide.

Anthropology Jobs Nationwide vs. NV

Wages for Anthropology Jobs in Nevada

Anthropology grads earn an average of $69,720 in the state and $94,080 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
21,463 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 95%. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
30,457 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 96% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,551. Graduates earn an average $36,500 after graduation.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
34,169 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,752. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,500 a year. 76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,861 Total Students

72% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,600 a year. This public school has an average net price of $8,072.

Anthropology Careers in NV

Some of the careers anthropology majors go into include:

Job Title NV Job Growth NV Median Salary
Managers 19% $94,460
Anthropologists and Archeologists 16% $61,220

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

Major Annual Graduates in NV
Political Science & Government 185
Criminology 164
Economics 144
Sociology 143
International Relations & Security 46
Urban Studies 36
General Social Sciences 34
Geography & Cartography 22

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