Ponca City, OK has three anthropology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Tulsa, the highest ranked school in this group with an anthropology program, has a total student population of 4,187. It is the 1761st highest ranked school in the USA and the 36th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University). To learn more about anthropology programs in Ponca City, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of anthropology professors at University of Tulsa such as Garrick Bailey, Donald Henry, Lamont Lindstrom, George Odell, Peter Stromberg, and Michael Whalen.
Anthropology students from Ponca City 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.
Ponca City lies in Kay county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area has 122,310 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $15.68/hr average worker wage, and a $32,610 average annual salary.
Of the 3 anthropology schools with a 100-mile radius of Ponca City, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Tulsa comes out as the most expensive ($20,686/yr) for anthropology students, with Wichita State University as the lowest, reported at only $9,563/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Ponca City|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||24.7 miles|
|El Dorado||KS||-||2||14.14||133||77.8 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||87.7 miles|
|Oklahoma City||OK||564,147||19||18.6276||473||88.8 miles|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||94.7 miles|
|North Newton||KS||-||1||30.3056||44||95.5 miles|