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Anthropology at George Washington University

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Anthropology at George Washington University

Anthropology is one of the majors in the social sciences program at George Washington 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, and more. We've also included details on how GWU ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in anthropology.

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Anthropology Degrees Available at GWU

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

GWU Anthropology Rankings

The anthropology major at GWU 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
Highest Paid Anthropology Graduates 12
Most Popular Colleges for Anthropology 76

Popularity of Anthropology at GWU

During the 2018-2019 academic year, George Washington University handed out 34 bachelor's degrees in anthropology. Due to this, the school was ranked #76 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 6% over the previous year when 32 degrees were handed out.

In 2019, 11 students received their master’s degree in anthropology from GWU. This makes it the #23 most popular school for anthropology master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 3 students received their doctoral degrees in anthropology in 2019, making the school the #66 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Student Debt Do Anthropology Graduates from GWU Have?

Student Debt of Anthropology Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at GWU, anthropology students borrow a median amount of $27,000 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 GWU is $280 per month.

Anthropology Student Diversity at GWU

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

GWU Anthropology Bachelor’s Program

Of the 34 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Anthropology from GWU in 2018-2019, 18% were men and 82% were women.

GWU Gender Breakdown of Anthropology Bachelor's Degree Grads

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

Ethnic Diversity of Anthropology Majors at George Washington University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 16
Non-Resident Aliens 4
Other Races 4

GWU Anthropology Master’s Program

Of the 11 anthropology students who graduated with a master's degree in 2018-2019 from GWU, about 36% were men and 64% were women.

GWU Gender Breakdown of Anthropology Master's Degree Grads

The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at GWU are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 82% of students fell into this category.

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

Ethnic Diversity of Anthropology Majors at George Washington University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 9
Non-Resident Aliens 2
Other Races 0

Majors Similar to Anthropology

Related Major Annual Graduates
International Relations & National Security 982
Political Science & Government 450
Economics 232
Geography & Cartography 54
Sociology 30

View All Anthropology Related Majors >

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