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Anthropology at University of Chicago

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Anthropology at University of Chicago

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

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. We've also included details on how UChicago ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in anthropology.

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Anthropology Degrees Available at UChicago

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

UChicago Anthropology Rankings

In College Factual's most recent rankings for the best schools for anthropology majors, UChicago came in at #10. This puts it in the top 5% of the country in this field of study. It is also ranked #1 in Illinois.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Anthropology 10
Most Focused Colleges for Anthropology 101
Best Value Colleges for Anthropology 119
Most Popular Colleges for Anthropology 136

Popularity of Anthropology at UChicago

During the 2017-2018 academic year, University of Chicago handed out 22 bachelor's degrees in anthropology. Due to this, the school was ranked #136 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. Last year, the same number of degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 4 students received their master’s degree in anthropology from UChicago. This makes it the #109 most popular school for anthropology master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 15 students received their doctoral degrees in anthropology in 2018, making the school the #3 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

UChicago Anthropology Students

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

UChicago Anthropology Bachelor’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 22 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in anthropology from UChicago. About 36% were men and 64% were women.

UChicago Gender Breakdown of Anthropology Bachelor's Degree Grads

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

Ethnic Diversity of Anthropology Majors at University of Chicago
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 11
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 3

UChicago Anthropology Master’s Program

All of the 4 students who graduated with a Master’s in anthropology from UChicago in 2018 were women.

UChicago Gender Breakdown of Anthropology Master's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 75% of 2018 graduates were in this category.

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

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

Areas of Concentration for Anthropology

Anthropology students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Anthropology 41

Related Major Annual Graduates
Economics 421
General Social Sciences 241
Political Science & Government 146
International Relations & National Security 89
Sociology 48

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