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2020 Best Colleges for Anthropology in Wisconsin

Anthropology is a popular major and Wisconsin is the 20th most popular state for students studying this major. 172 of the 12,008 Anthropology degrees awarded last year were given by schools in Wisconsin. With so many options it can be a daunting task finding the best fit for you. This year's Best Colleges for Anthropology in Wisconsin ranking analyzed 3 colleges and universities that offer a bachelor's degree in anthropology. We look at over 20 factors to determine the top 0 schools for Anthropology students in Wisconsin.

Choosing a Great Anthropology School

Best Colleges for Anthropology in Wisconsin The anthropology program you select can have a big impact on your future. Important measures of a quality anthropology program can vary widely even among the top schools. When choosing a school we recommend considering some of the following factors:

A Great Overall School

The overall quality of a school is important to ensure a quality education, not just how well they do in a particular major. To account for this we include a school's overall Best Colleges ranking which itself looks at a combination of different factors like degree completion, educational resources, student body caliber and post-graduation earnings for the school as a whole.

Above Average Earnings After Graduation

A anthropology degree from colleges on this list usually translates into above average salaries after graduation. Recent anthropology graduates from Wisconsin schools with a bachelors degree earned an average of $23,067 in 2017-2018.

Other Factors We Consider

In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:

  • Major Focus - How much a school focuses on Anthropology students vs. other majors.
  • Major Popularity - How many other anthropology students choose this school.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or a recognized anthropology related accrediting body.

Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for Anthropology students in Wisconsin.

Best Schools to Study Anthropology in Wisconsin

Below you'll see a list of the best colleges and universities to study anthropology.

Best Anthropology Colleges in Wisconsin

Doctorate Highest Degree Type
$27,300 Median Starting Salary

University of Wisconsin - Madison is a wonderful choice for individuals pursuing a Anthropology degree. Wisconsin is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Madison.

For those interested in something more advanced, Wisconsin also offers 2 different higher degree levels in anthropology, the most popular of which is a Doctor's Degree (Research / Scholarship). Graduates of the anthropology program make about $27,300 in their early career salary.

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Doctorate Highest Degree Type
22.2% Growth in Graduates
$25,800 Median Starting Salary

It's difficult to beat University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee if you wish to study anthropology. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee is a very large public school located in the large city of Milwaukee.

For those interested in something more advanced, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee also offers 2 different higher degree levels in anthropology, the most popular of which is a Master's Degree. Students who graduate from the anthropology program make an average of $25,800 in their early career salary.

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Every student pursuing a degree in anthropology has to check out University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh. Located in the small city Oshkosh, UW Oshkosh is a public college with a fairly large student population.More…

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Best Anthropology Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Anthropology Colleges in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Ohio 318 286
Michigan 316 315
Illinois 306 302
Indiana 291 208

One of 13 majors within the Social Sciences area of study, Anthropology has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Economics 47,528
Political Science & Government 44,651
Sociology 37,615
General Social Sciences 19,123
International Relations & National Security 14,908

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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Deror avi.

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