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Anthropology at Duke University

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Anthropology at Duke University

The Anthropology major is part of the social sciences program at Duke University.

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more. Also, learn how Duke ranks among other schools offering degrees in anthropology.

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Anthropology Degrees Available at Duke

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

Duke Anthropology Rankings

The anthropology major at Duke is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Anthropology. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Colleges for Anthropology 133
Most Popular Colleges for Anthropology 134

Popularity of Anthropology at Duke

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Duke University handed out 24 bachelor's degrees in anthropology. Due to this, the school was ranked #134 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. Last year, the same number of degrees were handed out.

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

In addition, 9 students received their doctoral degrees in anthropology in 2019, making the school the #14 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Duke Anthropology Students

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

Duke Anthropology Bachelor’s Program

Of the 24 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Anthropology from Duke in 2018-2019, 29% were men and 71% were women.

Duke Gender Breakdown of Anthropology Bachelor's Degree Grads

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

Ethnic Diversity of Anthropology Majors at Duke University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 8
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 4
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 5

Duke Anthropology Master’s Program

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

Duke Gender Breakdown of Anthropology Master's Degree Grads

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

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Economics 309
Political Science & Government 140
International Relations & National Security 44
Sociology 43

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