Ardmore, OK has five anthropology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Oklahoma Norman Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with an anthropology program, has a total student population of 25,881. It is the 919th highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University). To learn more about anthropology programs in Ardmore, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of anthropology professors at University of Oklahoma Norman Campus such as Kermit Anderson, Laura Anderson, Matthew Bandy, Robin Beck, Marcellino Berardo, and Ryan Blanton.
Anthropology students from Ardmore 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.
Ardmore lies in Carter county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area has 164,450 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $15.13/hr average worker wage, and a $31,460 average annual salary.
Of the 5 anthropology schools with a 100-mile radius of Ardmore, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southern Methodist University comes out as the most expensive ($28,682/yr) for anthropology students, with University of North Texas as the lowest, reported at only $10,409/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Ardmore|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||79.2 miles|
|Wichita Falls||TX||103,067||2||34.7529||101||81.1 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||89.9 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||91.0 miles|
|Oklahoma City||OK||564,147||19||18.6276||473||92.0 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||99.2 miles|