2020 Best Colleges for Anthropology in Florida
Anthropology is a popular major and Florida is the 3rd most popular state for students studying this major. 631 of the 12,008 Anthropology diplomas earned last year were given by schools in Florida. With so many choices it can be difficult finding the best choice. This year's Best Colleges for Anthropology in Florida ranking analyzed 9 colleges and universities that offer a bachelor's degree in anthropology. We look at over 20 factors to determine the top 1 schools for Anthropology students in Florida.
Choosing a Great Anthropology School
Your choice of anthropology school matters. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. When choosing a school we recommend considering some of the following factors:
A Great Overall School
A school that excels in educating for a particular major must be a great school overall as well. To make it into this list a school must rank well in our overall Best Colleges ranking. This ranking considered factors such as graduation rates, overall graduate earnings and other educational resources to identify great colleges and universities.
Above Average Earnings After Graduation
Anthropology graduates from colleges on this list tend to earn more after college than those from other schools. A anthropology bachelors degree from a school in Florida helped students who graduated in 2015-2017 make $22,467 a couple years later.
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 colleges for Anthropology students in Florida.
Best Schools to Study Anthropology in Florida
Best Anthropology Colleges in Florida
University of Florida is among your top options if you're planning on studying anthropology. U of F is a fairly large public school located in the midsize city of Gainesville.
For those interested in something more advanced, U of F 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 earn about $23,200 for their early career.More… Request Information
University of South Florida - Main Campus is one of the finest schools in the country for anthropology. USF Tampa is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Tampa.
For those interested in something more advanced, USF Tampa also offers 2 different higher degree levels in anthropology, the most popular of which is a Master's Degree. After graduation, anthropology students usually make about $22,900 in the first five years of their career.More… Request Information
University of Miami is among your best bets if you're planning on studying anthropology. Located in the large suburb Coral Gables, U Miami is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.More…Request Information
Any student who is interested in anthropology has to take a look at University of Central Florida. UCF is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of Orlando.
In addition to its bachelor's programs, UCF offers a Master's Degree in anthropology. Students who graduate from the anthropology program earn around $19,500 for their early career.More… Request Information
Located in the city Saint Petersburg, Eckerd is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.More…Request Information
Florida State is a very large public school located in the midsize city of Tallahassee.
For those interested in pursuing a higher degree, Florida State also offers a Master's Degree in anthropology. Graduates from the anthropology degree program at Florida State University make $4,200 above the standard college grad in this field when they enter the workforce.More… Request Information
Located in the small city Boca Raton, FAU is a public college with a very large student population.
In addition to its bachelor's programs, FAU offers a Master's Degree in anthropology. After graduating, anthropology students typically earn about $20,700 in their early careers.More… Request Information
Located in the city Jacksonville, UNF is a public college with a fairly large student population.
Students who graduate from the anthropology program earn an average of $23,200 in their early career salary.More… Request Information
University of West Florida is a large public school located in the city of Pensacola.
For those interested in pursuing a higher degree, University of West Florida also offers a Master's Degree in anthropology. Soon after graduation, anthropology students typically earn around $20,100 at the beginning of their careers.More… Request Information
Best Anthropology Colleges in the Southeast Region
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Most Popular Related Majors
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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).
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