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What is Anthropology?

Anthropology is the study of human biological and cultural processes. You’ll broaden your perspective and rethink what’s familiar abroad and strange at home. You will learn biological, archaeological, linguistic, and cultural knowledge about humans. You will also develop problem-solving and communications skills to become a well-informed global citizen.

You can choose from four concentrations:

· General Anthropology

· Archaeology

· Human Evolutionary Biology

· Sociocultural and Linguistic Anthropology

Career Options

  • Education
  • Forensics
  • Government & policy
  • Language
  • Law
  • Health & medicine
  • International diplomacy
  • Media & communication
  • Museum work
  • Nonprofit work
  • Science & technology
  • Social justice

Post-Graduation Success1

82% employed or continuing education

63% employed after graduation

17% attending graduate school

2% volunteering

$48,782 average starting annual income

Sample employer destinations: City Year, Coldwell Banker Commercial, DiazCase Law

Sample grad school destinations: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Chicago

Academic Profile Middle 50% 2

25 - 32 ACT Score

1210 - 1450 SAT Score

3.29 - 3.80 High School GPA

Annual Program Costs

Illinois Resident

  • Tuition: $12,036
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,180
  • Total: $31,390

Non-Resident

  • Tuition: $29,178
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,520
  • Total: $48,872

International

  • Tuition: $31,552
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,520
  • Total: $51,246
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