Missouri contains seven schools that offer anthropology programs. Webster University, the highest-ranking anthropology school in MO, has a total student population of 19,372 and is the 177th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 anthropology schools in Missouri, all of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Washington University in St Louis comes out as the most expensive ($28,951/yr), with Southeast Missouri State University as the lowest recorded at only $10,678/yr.
Anthropology students from Missouri 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. In fact, in the Missouri alone, there are 280 employed forensic science technicians earning an average yearly salary of $45,210. Anthropologists and archeologists in this state earn $44,630/yr and there are 80 employed.
Also, within the anthropology schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from anthropology, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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