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Anthropology Schools in New York

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

As a degree choice, Anthropology is the 82nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Anthropology Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 766
Master’s Degree 124
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 73
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 73
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 73

Gender Distribution

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

Anthropology Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of anthropology majors in New York is as follows:

  • Asian: 8.0%
  • Black or African American: 8.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 17.3%
  • White: 50.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.6%
  • Other Races: 7.9%
Anthropology Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Anthropology Grads in New York

In this state, there are 17,740 people employed in jobs related to an anthropology degree, compared to 474,750 nationwide.

Anthropology Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Anthropology Jobs in New York

A typical salary for a anthropology grad in the state is $112,460, compared to a typical salary of $94,080 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 49 colleges in New York that offer anthropology degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
17,768 Total Students

75% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $45,300 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 71% are considered full time.

#2

Lehman College

Bronx
73 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
14,787 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 5.60% which is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $2,910.

67 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
51,847 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.04 years to complete their degree at NYU. 9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#4

Hunter College

New York
60 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
23,202 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,200 a year. It takes the average student 4.66 years to graduate. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $2,796.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
96% Graduation Rate
31,077 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 58% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.11 years.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
31,503 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $40,800 after graduation. The 3.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
17,944 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. The student loan default rate is 4.60% which is lower than average. 83% of students get financical aid.

#8

Queens College

Queens
38 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
19,746 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.61 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 78% get financial aid.

#8

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook
38 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
26,256 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $14,893. In their early career, SUNY Stony Brook grads earn an average salary of $39,300.

#10

SUNY New Paltz

New Paltz
27 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
7,608 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. It takes the average student 4.29 years to graduate.

#10

Purchase College

Purchase
27 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
4,234 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,100 a year. The student loan default rate is 6.10% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid.

Anthropology Careers in NY

Some of the careers anthropology majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 18% $100,970
Managers 10% $109,910

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Economics 5,392
Political Science & Government 3,860
Sociology 3,136
General Social Sciences 1,489
International Relations & Security 1,383
Criminology 539
Other Social Sciences 486
Urban Studies 382

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