BU Ranked Fourth in state for Anthropology program

BLOOMSBURG— Zippia.com, a career planning website, named Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania one of the top five schools in the state for anthropology majors.

Zippia’s ranking criteria included mean earnings of anthropology majors six to 10 years after graduation; the percentage of the graduating class of the school that are anthropology majors, and school performance, such as admissions rate, graduation rate and median amount of debt after college.

BU was ranked fourth in the poll, just behind University of Pittsburgh, University of Pennsylvania, and Millersville University. According to Zippia.com, Bloomsburg’s graduating class size is 2,532 of which 25 were anthropology majors. The mid-career earnings of a BU anthropology graduate is about $46,300 annually.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 9,600 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.