Lancaster, CA (population: 151,452) has forty-four anthropology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of California-Los Angeles, the highest ranked school in this group with an anthropology program, has a total student population of 38,550. It is the 7th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of California. To learn more about anthropology programs in Lancaster, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of anthropology professors at University of California such as Samy Alim, Clark Barrett, Julie Bernard, Robert Boyd, John Bragin, and Jeffrey Brantingham.
Anthropology students from Lancaster schools who go on to become anthropologists, archaelogists, forensic professionals, market research analysts, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 5,570 people working as anthropologists and archeologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $57,230. Also, Forensic science technicians make on average $55,070 per year and there are about 12,870 of them employed in the US today.
Of the 44 anthropology schools with a 100-mile radius of Lancaster, only 30 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Westmont College comes out as the most expensive ($31,035/yr) for anthropology students, with California State University-Dominguez Hills as the lowest, reported at only $2,451/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Lancaster|
|Canyon Country||CA||-||1||21.1219||9||24.8 miles|
|Santa Clarita||CA||171,722||2||23.9284||128||27.0 miles|
|Panorama City||CA||-||2||25.093||11||35.0 miles|
|Los Angeles||CA||3,878,715||57||23.6333||1,355||42.2 miles|
|Woodland Hills||CA||-||1||17.7823||121||43.5 miles|
|Simi Valley||CA||121,990||0||-||0||44.1 miles|
|East Los Angeles||CA||135,682||0||-||0||45.7 miles|
|West Covina||CA||106,032||5||23.6693||37||46.9 miles|
|La Verne||CA||-||1||61.7321||71||47.1 miles|
|Culver City||CA||-||2||5.62439||79||47.9 miles|
|Hacienda Heights||CA||52,748||0||-||0||49.2 miles|
|Santa Monica||CA||89,350||5||12.7862||74||50.3 miles|
|Diamond Bar||CA||57,662||0||-||0||52.2 miles|
|Rancho Cucamonga||CA||176,424||3||21.593||139||52.6 miles|