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Bachelor’s Degrees in Archeology

255 Yearly Graduations
$19,700 Median Salary
$20,521 Median Debt
There are 48 schools in the United States where you can get your bachelor's degree in archeology. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 18% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 2.4% of archeology graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Archeology Majors

In 2018-2019, 255 bachelor's degrees were awarded to archeology majors. This makes it the 243rd most popular bachelor's degree program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in archeology at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 255
Master’s Degree 42
Basic Certificate 33
Doctor’s Degree 23
Associate’s Degree 8
Graduate Certificate 3

Earnings of Archeology Majors With Bachelor’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding a bachelor's degree in archeology is $19,700. However, this can depend on a number of factors, such as where you live and the number of years experience you have.

A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $19,700 and the high is $19,700.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a bachelor's degree in archeology is $20,521. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $20,521 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $20,521.

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The median monthly payment of a archeology graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $213.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their bachelor's degree in archeology. About 67.1% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 84
Women 171
Gender Diversity of Bachelor's Degrees in Archeology

The racial-ethnic distribution of archeology bachelor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 10
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 22
White 198
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 16
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Archeology Bachelor's Degree Students

There are 48 colleges that offer a bachelor’s degree in archeology. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

La Crosse, Wisconsin
25 Yearly Graduations
68% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for archeology students seekinga bachelor's degree is University of Wisconsin - La Crosse. Each year, around 10,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,585 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,651 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 25 bachelor's degrees were handed out to archeology majors at UW - La Crosse. Around 8% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 68% were women.

#2

Western Washington University

Bellingham, Washington
17 Yearly Graduations
65% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for archeology majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Western Washington University. Roughly 16,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,215 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,806 per year.

The archeology program at Western Washington University awarded 17 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 65% of this group were women, and 12% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

SUNY Potsdam

Potsdam, New York
16 Yearly Graduations
44% Women
6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

SUNY Potsdam is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in archeology. Roughly 3,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,310 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 16 bachelor's degrees were handed out to archeology majors at SUNY Potsdam. Of these students, 44% were women and 6% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

14 Yearly Graduations
57% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 4th most popular school in the country for archeology majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of Washington - Seattle Campus. Roughly 47,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,370 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,198 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 14 people received their bachelor's degree in archeology from UW Seattle. Around 36% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 57% were women.

#4

Boston University

Boston, Massachusetts
14 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Boston University comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in archeology. Roughly 33,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $54,720 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $54,720 per year.

The archeology program at Boston University awarded 14 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 86% of this group were women, and 29% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#6

Brown University

Providence, Rhode Island
11 Yearly Graduations
64% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Brown University is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in archeology. Roughly 10,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $57,112 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $57,112 per year.

The archeology program at Brown University awarded 11 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 9% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 64% were women.

#7

University of Evansville

Evansville, Indiana
10 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Evansville comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in archeology. Roughly 2,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $36,300 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,875 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 people received their bachelor's degree in archeology from UE. Of these students, 90% were women and 10% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

George Washington University

Washington, District of Columbia
9 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for archeology majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is George Washington University. Each year, around 27,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $54,453 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $31,770 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 bachelor's degrees were handed out to archeology majors at GWU. About 89% of this group were women, and 11% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts
9 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Harvard University comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in archeology. Roughly 31,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $47,730 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $48,008 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 bachelor's degrees were handed out to archeology majors at Harvard. Of these students, 67% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

University of Missouri - Columbia

Columbia, Missouri
9 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Missouri - Columbia is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in archeology. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,120 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,264 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 people received their bachelor's degree in archeology from Mizzou. Around 44% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#8

The College of Wooster

Wooster, Ohio
9 Yearly Graduations
78% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The College of Wooster comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in archeology. Each year, around 1,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The archeology program at The College of Wooster awarded 9 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 78% were women and 22% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

8 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

Brigham Young University - Provo comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in archeology. Each year, around 34,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,790 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,290 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 bachelor's degrees were handed out to archeology majors at BYU.

#12

Dickinson College

Carlisle, Pennsylvania
8 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 12th most popular school in the country for archeology majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Dickinson College. Each year, around 2,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 bachelor's degrees were handed out to archeology majors at Dickinson. About 75% of this group were women, and 25% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#12

College of Charleston

Charleston, South Carolina
8 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 12th most popular school in the country for archeology majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is College of Charleston. Roughly 10,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $70 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $70 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 bachelor's degrees were handed out to archeology majors at C of C. About 62% of this group were women, and 25% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

8 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

University of Cincinnati - Main Campus comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in archeology. Roughly 39,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,476 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,790 per year.

The archeology program at University of Cincinnati - Main Campus awarded 8 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

#12

Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
8 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 12th most popular school in the country for archeology majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Bryn Mawr College. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $53,180 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $45,240 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 bachelor's degrees were handed out to archeology majors at Bryn Mawr. Around 25% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#17

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
7 Yearly Graduations
57% Women

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in archeology. Each year, around 29,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,019 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,552 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 people received their bachelor's degree in archeology from UNC Chapel Hill.

#18

University of Indianapolis

Indianapolis, Indiana
6 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Indianapolis is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in archeology. Roughly 5,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $29,844 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $37,514 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 bachelor's degrees were handed out to archeology majors at UIndy. Around 17% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 50% were women.

#18

Cornell University

Ithaca, New York
6 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 18th most popular school in the country for archeology majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Cornell University. Each year, around 24,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $56,550 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $29,500 per year.

The archeology program at Cornell University awarded 6 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 17% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 50% were women.

#20

Lycoming College

Williamsport, Pennsylvania
5 Yearly Graduations
80% Women

Lycoming College comes in at #20 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in archeology. Each year, around 1,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 people received their bachelor's degree in archeology from Lycoming.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to archeology that offer bachelor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Political Science & Government 41,811
Economics 40,355
Sociology 29,920
International Relations & Security 9,868
Anthropology 9,040

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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