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2024 Best Cultural Anthropology Schools

8 Colleges in the United States
80 Cultural Anthropology Degrees Awarded
Cultural Anthropology degree programs are on the lower end of the spectrum in terms of popularity. In fact, the major ranks #1021 out of the 1506 majors we look at each year. As such, your educational options may be more limited than if you were in a more popular field.

College Factual looked at 8 colleges and universities when compiling its 2024 Best Cultural Anthropology Schools ranking. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 80 degrees in cultural anthropology during the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Choosing a Great Cultural Anthropology School

Best Cultural Anthropology Schools The cultural anthropology program you select can have a big impact on your future. That's why we developed our collection of Best Schools for Cultural Anthropology rankings. For our Best Overall Cultural Anthropology School rankings, we roll up the results of our degree-level rankings, weighted by the number of degrees awarded at that level.

You may want to choose one of the degree levels below to find the schools of most interest to you.

Pick Your Cultural Anthropology Degree Level

Bachelor's Degrees in Cultural Anthropology
Master's Degrees in Cultural Anthropology
Doctor's Degrees in Cultural Anthropology

Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Cultural Anthropology Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision. You can also filter this list by location to find schools closer to you.

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Best Schools for Cultural Anthropology in the United States

If you aren't interested in a particular degree level and want to know which schools are the overall best at delivering an education for the cultural anthropology degrees they offer, see the list below.

Top Schools in Cultural Anthropology

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Boston University
Boston, MA

Boston University is a great decision for students pursuing a degree in cultural anthropology. Boston U is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Boston. A Best Colleges rank of #54 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means Boston U is a great university overall.More information about a degree in cultural anthropology from Boston University

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In NE
80.0% Growth in Graduates

Any student who is interested in cultural anthropology needs to look into Creighton University. Creighton is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit university located in the city of Omaha. A Best Colleges rank of #105 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means Creighton is a great university overall.

There were approximately 5 cultural anthropology students who graduated with this degree at Creighton in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in cultural anthropology from Creighton University

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In WA

University of Washington - Seattle Campus is a great option for students interested in a degree in cultural anthropology. Located in the city of Seattle, UW Seattle is a public university with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #37 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means UW Seattle is a great university overall.

There were approximately 2 cultural anthropology students who graduated with this degree at UW Seattle in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in cultural anthropology from University of Washington - Seattle Campus

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Webster University
Saint Louis, MO
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In MO

Every student pursuing a degree in cultural anthropology has to look into Webster University. Located in the large suburb of Saint Louis, Webster is a private not-for-profit university with a medium-sized student population. This university ranks 6th out of 48 colleges for overall quality in the state of Missouri.

There were roughly 2 cultural anthropology students who graduated with this degree at Webster in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in cultural anthropology from Webster University

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Stonehill College
Easton, MA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In MA

It's hard to beat Stonehill College if you want to pursue a degree in cultural anthropology. Located in the suburb of Easton, Stonehill is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. This college ranks 28th out of 63 schools for overall quality in the state of Massachusetts.

There were about 4 cultural anthropology students who graduated with this degree at Stonehill in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in cultural anthropology from Stonehill College

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Northeastern is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Boston. A Best Colleges rank of #59 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means Northeastern is a great university overall.More information about a degree in cultural anthropology from Northeastern University

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The New School
New York, NY
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In NY

New School University is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the large city of New York. This school ranks 15th out of 142 schools for overall quality in the state of New York.

There were about 18 cultural anthropology students who graduated with this degree at New School University in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in cultural anthropology from The New School

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In ME
50.0% Growth in Graduates

Located in the small city of Portland, University of Southern Maine is a public university with a moderately-sized student population. This university ranks 7th out of 19 schools for overall quality in the state of Maine.

There were approximately 6 cultural anthropology students who graduated with this degree at University of Southern Maine in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in cultural anthropology from University of Southern Maine

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In CA
7.4% Growth in Graduates

UAGC is a fairly large private for-profit university located in the large city of San Diego. This university ranks 50th out of 168 colleges for overall quality in the state of California.

There were roughly 27 cultural anthropology students who graduated with this degree at UAGC in the most recent data year.

More information about a degree in cultural anthropology from The University of Arizona Global Campus

Cultural Anthropology by Region

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One of 5 majors within the Anthropology area of study, Cultural Anthropology has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Anthropology 10,974
Medical Anthropology 169
Other Anthropology 119
Physical & Biological Anthropology 50
Forensic Anthropology 23

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