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Anthropology Schools in North Carolina

In 2018-2019, 419 students earned their Anthropology degrees in NC.

In terms of popularity, Anthropology is the 72nd most popular major in the state out of a total 284 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Anthropology Majors in North Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 368
Master’s Degree 36
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 15

Gender Distribution

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

Anthropology Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of anthropology majors in North Carolina is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.3%
  • Black or African American: 11.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.6%
  • White: 65.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.1%
  • Other Races: 7.6%
Anthropology Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Anthropology Grads in North Carolina

12,310 people in the state and 474,750 in the nation are employed in jobs related to anthropology.

Anthropology Jobs Nationwide vs. NC

Wages for Anthropology Jobs in North Carolina

In this state, anthropology grads earn an average of $86,460. Nationwide, they make an average of $94,080.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in North Carolina that offer anthropology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

72 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
30,011 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 77% are considered full time. In their early career, UNC Chapel Hill grads earn an average salary of $41,000. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.70%.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
11,639 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending WCU will pay a net price of $15,607. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 88% of students receive it.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
28,718 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,900 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 78%.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
19,108 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 77% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. 71% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#5

Duke University

Durham
39 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
16,606 Total Students

66% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This private institution charges an average net price of $23,442. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
35,479 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.44 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 88%. 70% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
29,710 Total Students

A typical student attending UNC Charlotte will pay a net price of $16,943. 74% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
20,106 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,158. 76% of the teachers are full time.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
16,747 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,910. 73% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

#10

Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
8,401 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. The 1.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. 46% of students get financical aid.

Anthropology Careers in NC

Some of the careers anthropology majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Managers 12% $113,560
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 10% $77,710
Anthropologists and Archeologists 0% $56,340

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Political Science & Government 1,821
Economics 1,320
Sociology 1,063
Criminology 184
Geography & Cartography 177
International Relations & Security 129
General Social Sciences 127
Sociology & Anthropology 10

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