Kansas contains four schools that offer anthropology programs. Kansas State University, the highest-ranking anthropology school in KS, has a total student population of 23,581 and is the 875th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 anthropology schools in Kansas, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Washburn University comes out as the most expensive ($13,676/yr), with Barton County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $9,108/yr.
Anthropology students from Kansas 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.
Also, within the anthropology schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from anthropology, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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