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Anthropology at Vassar College

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Anthropology at Vassar College

Anthropology is one of the majors in the social sciences program at Vassar College.

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. Also, learn how Vassar ranks among other schools offering degrees in anthropology.

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Vassar Anthropology Rankings

Vassar was ranked #51 on College Factual's most recent list of the best schools for anthropology majors. This puts the bachelor's program at the school solidly in the top 15% of all colleges and universities in the country. It is also ranked #8 in New York.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Anthropology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 51
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Anthropology 53
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Anthropology 238
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Anthropology 381

Popularity of Anthropology at Vassar

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Vassar College handed out 12 bachelor's degrees in anthropology. Due to this, the school was ranked #282 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 71% over the previous year when 7 degrees were handed out.

Anthropology Student Diversity at Vassar

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

Vassar Anthropology Bachelor’s Program

Of the 12 anthropology students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2019-2020 from Vassar, about 17% were men and 83% were women.


The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at Vassar are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 67% of students fell into this category.

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

Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 8
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 1

Related Major Annual Graduates
Economics 49
Political Science & Government 44
International Relations & National Security 27
Sociology 16
Urban Studies 13

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