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American University Master’s in Anthropology

18 Master's Degrees Awarded

The main focus area for this major is Anthropology. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Anthropology is a major offered under the social sciences program of study at American University. We’ve pulled together some essential information you should know about the master’s degree program in anthropology, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more.

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How Much Does a Master’s in Anthropology from The American University Cost?

$35,524 Average Tuition and Fees

The American University Graduate Tuition and Fees

In 2019-2020, the average part-time graduate tuition at The American University was $1,906 per credit hour for both in-state and out-of-state students. The average full-time tuition and fees for graduate students are shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $34,533 $34,533
Fees $991 $991

Does The American University Offer an Online Master’s in Anthropology?

Online degrees for the The American University anthropology master’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the The American University Online Learning page.

The American University Master’s Student Diversity for Anthropology

18 Master's Degrees Awarded
83.3% Women
33.3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2019-2020 academic year, there were 18 master’s degrees in anthropology handed out to qualified students. The charts and tables below give more information about these students.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Of the students who received their master’s degree in anthropology in 2019-2020, 83.3% of them were women. This is higher than the nationwide number of 70.0%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Around 33.3% of anthropology master’s degree recipients at The American University in 2019-2020 were awarded to racial-ethnic minorities*. This is higher than the nationwide number of 25%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 4
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 10
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Master’s in Anthropology Focus Areas at The American University

Anthropology students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Anthropology 18

You may also be interested in one of these majors related to anthropology.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Economics 35
International Relations & National Security 317
Political Science & Government 14
Sociology 6

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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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