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Anthropology Schools in Washington

262 students earned Anthropology degrees in Washington in the 2018-2019 year.

An Anthropology major is the 87th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Anthropology Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 236
Master’s Degree 15
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 11
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 11
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 11

Gender Distribution

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

Anthropology Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.7%
  • White: 62.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.2%
  • Other Races: 16.8%
Anthropology Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Anthropology Grads in Washington

There are 11,740 people in the state and 474,750 people in the nation working in anthropology jobs.

Anthropology Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Anthropology Jobs in Washington

A typical salary for a anthropology grad in the state is $78,690, compared to a typical salary of $94,080 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Washington that offer anthropology degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

85 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
16,121 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,439. Graduates earn an average $35,400 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 4.50 years.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
31,478 Total Students

The average student takes 4.45 years to complete their degree at Wazzu. The 4.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public school has an average net price of $15,768.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
47,400 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $12,001. The full-time teacher rate is 79%. 61% of students get financical aid.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
12,342 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,175. It takes the average student 4.58 years to graduate. The student loan default rate is 5.80% which is lower than average.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
12,633 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.71 years. This public school has an average net price of $12,150. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.10%.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
3,207 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 64% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.20 years to complete their degree at PLU.

#7

Whitman College

Walla Walla
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
1,475 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $32,627. Most students complete their degree in 4.06 years. 9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
7,291 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $34,947. The average student takes 4.15 years to complete their degree at Seattle U.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
1,607 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 2.80% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 49% are considered full time. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $21,826.

Anthropology Careers in WA

Some of the careers anthropology majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Anthropologists and Archeologists 35% $73,460
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 22% $72,350
Managers 22% $116,700

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Political Science & Government 940
Economics 780
Sociology 618
General Social Sciences 534
Geography & Cartography 277
Criminology 84
Other Social Sciences 67
International Relations & Security 66

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