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Anthropology at Stanford University

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Anthropology at Stanford University

Anthropology is one of the majors in the social sciences program at Stanford 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 Stanford ranks among other schools offering degrees in anthropology.

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Anthropology Degrees Available at Stanford

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

Stanford Anthropology Rankings

The anthropology major at Stanford 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 11
Most Popular Colleges for Anthropology 239
Most Focused Colleges for Anthropology 240

Popularity of Anthropology at Stanford

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Stanford University handed out 13 bachelor's degrees in anthropology. Due to this, the school was ranked #239 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 117% over the previous year when 6 degrees were handed out.

In 2019, 5 students received their master’s degree in anthropology from Stanford. This makes it the #87 most popular school for anthropology master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 12 students received their doctoral degrees in anthropology in 2019, making the school the #6 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Anthropology Student Diversity at Stanford

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

Stanford Anthropology Bachelor’s Program

The anthropology program at Stanford awarded 13 bachelor's degrees in 2018-2019. About 23% of these degrees went to men with the other 77% going to women.

Stanford Gender Breakdown of Anthropology Bachelor's Degree Grads

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

Ethnic Diversity of Anthropology Majors at Stanford University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 2
Non-Resident Aliens 2
Other Races 1

Stanford Anthropology Master’s Program

Of the 5 anthropology students who graduated with a master's degree in 2018-2019 from Stanford, about 40% were men and 60% were women.

Stanford Gender Breakdown of Anthropology Master's Degree Grads

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

Ethnic Diversity of Anthropology Majors at Stanford University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 1

Related Major Annual Graduates
Economics 125
International Relations & National Security 76
Political Science & Government 75
Sociology 41
Urban Studies 9

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