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2021 Most Popular Online Anthropology Schools

29 Colleges
$24,661 Avg Salary
$23,289 Avg Student Debt

Anthropology is the #92 most popular major in the country with 11,703 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

It's not easy to decide which program to enroll in when you have so many options available. You can choose a traditional brick and mortar school, or with the growth of online education, you can attend a school half-way across the country without even leaving your house. Also there are many trade schools that offer short-term programs that open up more career options.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Course Advisor has created the Most Popular Online Anthropology Schools to help you in your search for the best school for you. This report analyzed 29 schools in the United States to see which ones were the most popular online programs for students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

The colleges and universities below are the most popular for anthropology majors pursuing an online .

#1

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

Our analysis found University of Florida to be the most popular school for anthropology students who want to pursue an online degree in the United States. UF is a very large public school located in the medium-sized city of Gainesville.

While working on their degree, anthropology majors at UF accumulate an average of around $20,302 in student debt. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $211.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend University of Central Florida. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Most Popular Online Anthropology Schools list. Located in the large suburb of Orlando, UCF is a public college with a very large student population.

On average, anthropology graduates from UCF take out $17,750 in student loans while working on their degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $184.

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The excellent online programs at Arizona State University - Skysong helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best anthropology schools in the United States. ASU - Skysong is a very large public school located in the large city of Scottsdale.

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#4

Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

The excellent online programs at Oregon State University helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best anthropology schools in the United States. Oregon State is a very large public school located in the small city of Corvallis.

The average amount in student loans that anthropology majors at Oregon State take out is $27,000. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $280, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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A rank of #5 on this year’s list means Southern New Hampshire University is a great place for anthropology students pursuing an online degree. Located in the suburb of Manchester, SNHU is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

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#6

Foothill College

Los Altos Hills, CA

Foothill College ranked #6 on this year’s Most Popular Online Anthropology Schools list. Foothill College is a large public school located in the suburb of Los Altos Hills.

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Washington State University landed the #7 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best anthropology programs. Wazzu is a fairly large public school located in the town of Pullman.

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The University of Montana did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for anthropology students. It came in at #8 on the list. Located in the small city of Missoula, UM is a public college with a fairly large student population.

While working on their degree, anthropology majors at UM accumulate an average of around $26,750 in student debt. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $278, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#9

Ashford University

San Diego, CA

With a ranking of #9, Ashford University did quite well on this year’s best schools for anthropology students. Located in the city of San Diego, Ashford University is a private for-profit college with a very large student population.

After completing their degree, anthropology graduates from Ashford University carry an average student debtload of $44,257. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $459.

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#10

University of Memphis

Memphis, TN

University of Memphis ranked #10 on this year’s Most Popular Online Anthropology Schools list. Located in the large city of Memphis, UofM is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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One of 13 majors within the area of study, anthropology has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Anthropology

Related Major Annual Graduates
Economics 48,297
Political Science & Government 47,035
Sociology 37,611
General Social Sciences 19,694
International Relations & National Security 15,207

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • 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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Deror avi.

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