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Anthropology Schools in South Carolina

93 students earned Anthropology degrees in South Carolina in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Anthropology is the 108th most popular major out of a total 260 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Anthropology Majors in South Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 87
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4
Master’s Degree 2

Gender Distribution

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

Anthropology Majors in SC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 6.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.3%
  • White: 79.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.2%
  • Other Races: 7.5%
Anthropology Majors in SC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Anthropology Grads in South Carolina

1,800 people in the state and 474,750 in the nation are employed in jobs related to anthropology.

Anthropology Jobs Nationwide vs. SC

Wages for Anthropology Jobs in South Carolina

A typical salary for a anthropology grad in the state is $62,230, compared to a typical salary of $94,080 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in South Carolina that offer anthropology degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
34,795 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. It takes the average student 4.30 years to graduate. Graduates earn an average $38,000 after graduation.


College of Charleston

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
10,783 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. The 5.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 63% are considered full time.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
24,951 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. The 2.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.


Furman University

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
2,947 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $27,487. The student loan default rate is 2.70% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 80% are considered full time.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
10,641 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.43 years. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Anthropology Careers in SC

Some of the careers anthropology majors go into include:

Job Title SC Job Growth SC Median Salary
Anthropologists and Archeologists 17% $60,270
Managers 8% $98,620

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

Major Annual Graduates in SC
Political Science & Government 689
Sociology 400
Economics 307
International Relations & Security 85
General Social Sciences 81
Criminology 61
Geography & Cartography 38
Urban Studies 18

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