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2022 Best Anthropology Schools in Texas

18 Colleges
$23,317 Avg Salary
$23,535 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Anthropology School for You

Anthropology is the #103 most popular major in Texas with 635 degrees and certificates awarded in 2019-2020.

When it comes to higher education, there are a lot of options for students. You're no longer limited to schools in your local area, either, since online programs are becoming more prevalent. Or you may find the programs at a trade school to be a better alternative for you.

The Best Anthropology Schools in Texas ranking is one of many tools that Course Advisor has developed to help you make your educational decision. Our analysis looked at 18 schools in Texas to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for students.

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2022 Best Anthropology Schools in Texas

The following schools top our list of the Best Anthropology Colleges.

Top 10 Best Anthropology Schools

#1

Rice University

Houston, TX

Our 2022 rankings named Rice University the best school in Texas for anthropology students. Located in the large city of Houston, Rice is a private not-for-profit school with a moderately-sized student population.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Southern Methodist University. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Best Anthropology Schools in Texas list. Located in the suburb of Dallas, SMU is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend The University of Texas at Austin. The school came in at #3 on this year’s Best Anthropology Schools in Texas list. Located in the city of Austin, UT Austin is a public school with a very large student population.

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#4

Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX

Out of the 18 schools in Texas that were part of this year’s ranking, Texas Christian University landed the # 4 spot on the list. TCU is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Fort Worth.

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#5

Trinity University

San Antonio, TX

The excellent programs at Trinity University helped the school earn the #5 place on this year’s ranking of the best anthropology schools in Texas. Trinity U is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of San Antonio.

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#6

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

Texas Tech University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for anthropology students. It came in at #6 on the list. Located in the city of Lubbock, Texas Tech is a public college with a very large student population.

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With a ranking of #7, Texas A&M University - College Station did quite well on this year’s best schools for anthropology students. Texas A&M College Station is a very large public school located in the medium-sized city of College Station.

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#8

University of Houston

Houston, TX

University of Houston landed the #8 spot in the 2022 rankings for the best anthropology programs. UH is a very large public school located in the city of Houston.

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#9

Baylor University

Waco, TX

Baylor University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for anthropology students. It came in at #9 on the list. Baylor is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the medium-sized city of Waco.

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#10

Southwestern University

Georgetown, TX

With a ranking of #10, Southwestern University did quite well on this year’s best schools for anthropology students. Southwestern is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Georgetown.

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Best Anthropology Colleges in the Southwest Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Arizona 287
Oklahoma 43
New Mexico 133

One of 12 majors within the area of study, anthropology has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Economics 48,831
Political Science & Government 48,597
Sociology 37,807
General Social Sciences 19,742
International Relations & National Security 14,762

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 18 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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