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Anthropology Schools in Wisconsin

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

An Anthropology major is the 110th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Anthropology Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 115
Master’s Degree 20
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 12

Gender Distribution

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

Anthropology Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.1%
  • Black or African American: 2.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.5%
  • White: 72.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.1%
  • Other Races: 6.8%
Anthropology Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Anthropology Grads in Wisconsin

12,580 people in the state and 474,750 in the nation are employed in jobs related to anthropology.

Anthropology Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for Anthropology Jobs in Wisconsin

Anthropology grads earn an average of $72,540 in the state and $94,080 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
43,463 Total Students

62% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.37 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

#2

Beloit College

Beloit
34 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
1,275 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. The student loan default rate of 3.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
27,012 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,300 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $17,661.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
16,410 Total Students

22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,500 a year. A typical student attending UW Oshkosh will pay a net price of $15,695.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
1,463 Total Students

8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 100% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $24,801.

#6

Marquette University

Milwaukee
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
11,605 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.00%. 100% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.27 years to graduate.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
1,248 Total Students

The 5.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.30 years. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $21,135.

#8

Ripon College

Ripon
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
807 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 100% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,900 a year.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
2,228 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,900 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 82%. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Anthropology Careers in WI

Some of the careers anthropology majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Anthropologists and Archeologists 30% $52,110
Managers 13% $75,630
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 6% $62,950

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Economics 1,183
Political Science & Government 764
Sociology 490
Criminology 356
Geography & Cartography 285
International Relations & Security 93
General Social Sciences 65
Other Social Sciences 46

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