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Anthropology at University of Pennsylvania

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Anthropology at University of Pennsylvania

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

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. In addition, we cover how UPenn ranks in comparison to other schools with anthropology programs.

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Anthropology Degrees Available at UPenn

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

UPenn Anthropology Rankings

The anthropology major at UPenn 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 3
Most Popular Colleges for Anthropology 173
Most Focused Colleges for Anthropology 333

Popularity of Anthropology at UPenn

During the 2018-2019 academic year, University of Pennsylvania handed out 19 bachelor's degrees in anthropology. Due to this, the school was ranked #173 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 14% over the previous year when 22 degrees were handed out.

In 2019, 4 students received their master’s degree in anthropology from UPenn. This makes it the #104 most popular school for anthropology master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 10 students received their doctoral degrees in anthropology in 2019, making the school the #13 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

UPenn Anthropology Students

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

UPenn Anthropology Bachelor’s Program

Of the 19 students who graduated with a Bachelor’s in anthropology from UPenn in 2019, 11% were men and 89% were women.

UPenn Gender Breakdown of Anthropology Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at UPenn are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 63% of students fell into this category.

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

Ethnic Diversity of Anthropology Majors at University of Pennsylvania
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 12
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 1

UPenn Anthropology Master’s Program

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 anthropology majors earned their master's degree from UPenn. Of these graduates, 25% were men and 75% were women.

UPenn Gender Breakdown of Anthropology Master's Degree Grads

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

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

Majors Similar to Anthropology

Related Major Annual Graduates
Economics 223
Political Science & Government 169
International Relations & National Security 59
Sociology 39
Criminology 33

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