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Anthropology Schools in Rhode Island

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

As a degree choice, Anthropology is the 110th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Anthropology Majors in Rhode Island

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 32
Master’s Degree 6
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3

Gender Distribution

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

Anthropology Majors in RI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of anthropology majors in Rhode Island is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.4%
  • Black or African American: 9.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 12.2%
  • White: 48.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.3%
  • Other Races: 19.5%
Anthropology Majors in RI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Anthropology Grads in Rhode Island

There are 830 people in the state and 474,750 people in the nation working in anthropology jobs.

Anthropology Jobs Nationwide vs. RI

Wages for Anthropology Jobs in Rhode Island

In this state, anthropology grads earn an average of $114,660. Nationwide, they make an average of $94,080.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Rhode Island that offer anthropology degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:


Brown University

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
96% Graduation Rate
10,257 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 90% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $52,500 after graduation. The average student takes 4.14 years to complete their degree at Brown.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
17,777 Total Students

A typical student attending URI will pay a net price of $20,334. It takes the average student 4.39 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 67% are considered full time.


Rhode Island College

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
7,766 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $10,523. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.77 years.

Anthropology Careers in RI

Some of the careers anthropology majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Managers 4% $114,950

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

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Economics 373
Political Science & Government 301
Sociology 102
International Relations & Security 83
Other Social Sciences 67
Urban Studies 31
Geography & Cartography 22
General Social Sciences 15

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