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Anthropology at Brandeis University

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Anthropology at Brandeis University

Anthropology is one of the majors in the social sciences program at Brandeis University.

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, average salaries, and more. Also, learn how Brandeis ranks among other schools offering degrees in anthropology.

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Anthropology Degrees Available at Brandeis

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology
  • Master’s Degree in Anthropology
  • Doctorate Degree in Anthropology

Brandeis Anthropology Rankings

The bachelor's program at Brandeis was ranked #1 on College Factual's Best Schools for anthropology list. It is also ranked #1 in Massachusetts.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Anthropology 1
Highest Paid Anthropology Graduates 5
Most Focused Colleges for Anthropology 19
Best Anthropology Colleges for Veterans 20
Most Popular Colleges for Anthropology 57
Best Value Colleges for Anthropology 61

Popularity of Anthropology at Brandeis

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Brandeis University handed out 39 bachelor's degrees in anthropology. Due to this, the school was ranked #57 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 18% over the previous year when 33 degrees were handed out.

In 2019, 6 students received their master’s degree in anthropology from Brandeis. This makes it the #76 most popular school for anthropology master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 2 students received their doctoral degrees in anthropology in 2019, making the school the #74 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Anthropology Graduates from Brandeis Make?

Salary of Anthropology Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

The median salary of anthropology students who receive their bachelor's degree at Brandeis is $33,600. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is higher than the national average of $23,750 for all anthropology bachelor's degree recipients.

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How Much Student Debt Do Anthropology Graduates from Brandeis Have?

Student Debt of Anthropology Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Brandeis, anthropology students borrow a median amount of $25,324 in student loans. This is higher than the the typical median of $22,752 for all anthropology majors across the country.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the anthropology program at Brandeis is $263 per month.

Anthropology Student Diversity at Brandeis

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the anthropology majors at Brandeis University.

Brandeis Anthropology Bachelor’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 13% of anthropology bachelor's degrees went to men and 87% went to women.

Brandeis Gender Breakdown of Anthropology Bachelor's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Brandeis University with a bachelor's in anthropology.

Ethnic Diversity of Anthropology Majors at Brandeis University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 19
Non-Resident Aliens 5
Other Races 1

Brandeis Anthropology Master’s Program

Of the 6 students who earned a master's degree in Anthropology from Brandeis in 2018-2019, 17% were men and 83% were women.

Brandeis Gender Breakdown of Anthropology Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Brandeis University with a master's in anthropology.

Ethnic Diversity of Anthropology Majors at Brandeis University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 3
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 1

Related Major Annual Graduates
Economics 390
Political Science & Government 65
Sociology 37

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