Lawton, OK (population: 87,265) has two 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 Lawton, 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 Lawton 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.
Lawton lies in Comanche county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Lawton area has 40,850 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $16.23/hr average worker wage, and a $33,750 average annual salary.
Of the 2 anthropology schools with a 100-mile radius of Lawton, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oklahoma Baptist University comes out as the most expensive ($14,753/yr) for anthropology students, with University of Oklahoma Norman Campus as the lowest, reported at only $11,909/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Lawton|
|Wichita Falls||TX||103,067||2||34.7529||101||48.8 miles|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||69.7 miles|
|Oklahoma City||OK||564,147||19||18.6276||473||79.2 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||84.1 miles|