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Anthropology Schools in Virginia

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

In terms of popularity, Anthropology is the 106th most popular major in the state out of a total 292 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Anthropology Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 195
Master’s Degree 19
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 6

Gender Distribution

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

Anthropology Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of anthropology majors in Virginia is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.6%
  • Black or African American: 10.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.3%
  • White: 64.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.2%
  • Other Races: 10.5%
Anthropology Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Anthropology Grads in Virginia

There are 17,450 people in the state and 474,750 people in the nation working in anthropology jobs.

Anthropology Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Anthropology Jobs in Virginia

Anthropology grads earn an average of $84,130 in the state and $94,080 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
24,639 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $50,300 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $20,281.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
8,817 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,383. Of all the students who attend this school, 57% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 80% are considered full time.

#3

James Madison University

Harrisonburg
32 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
21,751 Total Students

The 2.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 63% get financial aid. The average student takes 4.23 years to complete their degree at JMU.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
37,316 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 76% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time. A typical student attending GMU will pay a net price of $20,321.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
30,697 Total Students

62% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,400 a year. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
4,727 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.70% which is lower than average. A typical student attending UMW will pay a net price of $21,483. Most students complete their degree in 4.15 years.

#7

Longwood University

Farmville
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
4,911 Total Students

89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate of 4.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. It takes the average student 4.33 years to graduate.

#8

University of Richmond

University of Richmond
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
4,002 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 65% of students receive it.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
9,335 Total Students

68% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. 86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#10

Sweet Briar College

Sweet Briar
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
337 Total Students

The 1.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,672. It takes the average student 4.10 years to graduate.

Anthropology Careers in VA

Some of the careers anthropology majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Managers 11% $130,590
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 10% $81,570
Anthropologists and Archeologists 6% $61,940

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Political Science & Government 1,732
General Social Sciences 1,610
Economics 1,465
International Relations & Security 1,081
Sociology 888
Criminology 351
Geography & Cartography 342
Urban Studies 71

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