2020 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Anthropology Degrees

By the OnlineU team | Updated 3/13/2020
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By the OnlineU team | Updated 3/13/2020

The 19 schools in this list represent the most affordable options for obtaining an online bachelor's degree in anthropology. Wichita State University is the #1 school on the list, offering a tuition rate of $6,708 annually. Ranked #2, Western Illinois University offers an annual tuition rate of just $8,883 for its Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology. Classes for this program include Medical Anthropology, Methods in Physical Anthropology, Native North American Cultures, and World Culture Regions.

You can read more about our ranked schools below or see our Overall Most Affordable Colleges. View our methodology or learn more about OnlineU.

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Rank School Annual Tuition
# 1 #1 Wichita State University $6,708
# 2 #2 Western Illinois University $8,883
# 3 #3 Southeast Missouri State University $9,000
# 4 #4 Southern New Hampshire University Online $9,600
# 5 #5 Troy University $10,140
# 6 #6 Florida International University $10,376
# 7 #7 Eastern Oregon University $11,340
# 8 #8 University of Central Florida $11,515
# 9 #9 Washington State University $11,550
# 10 #10 University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth $12,630
# 11 #11 Oregon State University $13,905
# 12 #12 Colorado State University - Fort Collins $14,280
# 13 #13 The University of Arizona Global Campus $14,550
# 14 #14 University of Maryland Global Campus $14,970
# 15 #15 University of Florida $15,000
# 16 #16 University of Memphis $15,390
# 17 #17 Arizona State University $15,900
# 18 #18 University of Houston - Clear Lake $24,545
# 19 #19 University of Alaska Southeast $25,050
#1
#1
Annual Tuition: $6,708
Annual Tuition: $6,708
Annual Tuition: $6,708
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 89%
  • Graduation Rate: 50%
  • Acceptance Rate: 94%
  • Average SATs: 1030 -1270
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 2,272
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 632
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts Field Major in Anthropology
  • Bachelor of General Studies - Anthropology
#2
#2
Annual Tuition: $8,883
Annual Tuition: $8,883
Annual Tuition: $8,883
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 88%
  • Graduation Rate: 51%
  • Acceptance Rate: 60%
  • Average SATs: 950 -1150
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 589
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 472
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology
#3
#3
Annual Tuition: $9,000
Annual Tuition: $9,000
Annual Tuition: $9,000
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 96%
  • Graduation Rate: 50%
  • Acceptance Rate: 85%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,223
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 481
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Science - Anthropology
#4
#4
Annual Tuition: $9,600
Annual Tuition: $9,600
Annual Tuition: $9,600
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 77%
  • Graduation Rate: 44%
  • Acceptance Rate: 78%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 86,849
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 19,526
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BA Anthropology - Environmental Sustainability
  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology
#5
#5

Troy University

Troy (AL)
Annual Tuition: $10,140
Annual Tuition: $10,140
Annual Tuition: $10,140
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 92%
  • Graduation Rate: 47%
  • Acceptance Rate: 88%
  • Average SATs: 930 -1090
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 4,633
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,088
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BS in Anthropology
#6
#6
Annual Tuition: $10,376
Annual Tuition: $10,376
Annual Tuition: $10,376
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 90%
  • Graduation Rate: 62%
  • Acceptance Rate: 54%
  • Average SATs: 1110 -1280
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 10,922
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,749
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology - Concentration in Global Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology - Concentration in Global Studies
#7
#7

Eastern Oregon University

La Grande (OR)
Annual Tuition: $11,340
Annual Tuition: $11,340
Annual Tuition: $11,340
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 97%
  • Graduation Rate: 27%
  • Acceptance Rate: 98%
  • Average SATs: 930 -1145
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,365
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 131
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Anthropology and Sociology - Concentration in Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Anthropology and Sociology - Concentration in Sociology and Social Welfare
  • Bachelors in Anthropology
#8
#8

University of Central Florida

Orlando (FL) (and 7 others)
Annual Tuition: $11,515
Annual Tuition: $11,515
Annual Tuition: $11,515
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 92%
  • Graduation Rate: 72%
  • Acceptance Rate: 50%
  • Average SATs: 1170 -1340
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 7,588
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 3,485
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Anthropology, BA
#9
#9
Annual Tuition: $11,550
Annual Tuition: $11,550
Annual Tuition: $11,550
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 89%
  • Graduation Rate: 60%
  • Acceptance Rate: 73%
  • Average SATs: 1020 -1230
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 2,437
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,137
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Humanities - Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences - Anthropology
#10
#10
Annual Tuition: $12,630
Annual Tuition: $12,630
Annual Tuition: $12,630
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 98%
  • Graduation Rate: 59%
  • Acceptance Rate: 84%
  • Average SATs: 990 -1190
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 695
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 502
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BA in Liberal Arts - Sociology and Anthropology
  • BA in Sociology and Anthropology (Degree Completion)
#11
#11

Oregon State University

Corvallis (OR)
Annual Tuition: $13,905
Annual Tuition: $13,905
Annual Tuition: $13,905
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 85%
  • Graduation Rate: 67%
  • Acceptance Rate: 79%
  • Average SATs: 1080 -1320
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 5,999
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,468
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology - Archaeology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology - Biocultural
  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology - Cultural/Linguistic
  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology - General
  • Bachelor of Science in Anthropology
#12
#12
Annual Tuition: $14,280
Annual Tuition: $14,280
Annual Tuition: $14,280
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 79%
  • Graduation Rate: 70%
  • Acceptance Rate: 83%
  • Average SATs: 1070 -1290
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,253
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,492
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology
#13
#13
Annual Tuition: $14,550
Annual Tuition: $14,550
Annual Tuition: $14,550
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 89%
  • Graduation Rate: 8%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 26,914
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 5,706
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BA/Cultural Anthropology
#14
#14
Annual Tuition: $14,970
Annual Tuition: $14,970
Annual Tuition: $14,970
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 46%
  • Graduation Rate: 15%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 35,971
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 10,876
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Social Science - Focus in Anthropology
#15
#15

University of Florida

Gainesville (FL)
Annual Tuition: $15,000
Annual Tuition: $15,000
Annual Tuition: $15,000
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 92%
  • Graduation Rate: 88%
  • Acceptance Rate: 42%
  • Average SATs: 1310 -1470
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,029
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 3,401
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology - Concentration in Archaeology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology - Concentration in Biological Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology - Concentration in Cultural Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology - Concentration in Linguistics
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration - Specialization in Anthropology
#16
#16

University of Memphis

Memphis (TN)
Annual Tuition: $15,390
Annual Tuition: $15,390
Annual Tuition: $15,390
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 97%
  • Graduation Rate: 53%
  • Acceptance Rate: 85%
  • Average SATs: 1010 -1230
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 2,009
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,332
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology
#17
#17

Arizona State University

Tempe (AZ) (and 4 others)
Annual Tuition: $15,900
Annual Tuition: $15,900
Annual Tuition: $15,900
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 96%
  • Graduation Rate: 54%
  • Acceptance Rate: 76%
  • Average SATs: 1091 -1301
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 33,410
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 10,843
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: HLC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BA in Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Science in Anthropology
#18
#18
Annual Tuition: $24,545
Annual Tuition: $24,545
Annual Tuition: $24,545
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 64%
  • Acceptance Rate: 65%
  • Average SATs: 1020 -1190
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 561
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 743
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Science in Anthropology - International and Global Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Anthropology - Latin American Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Anthropology - Middle Eastern Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Anthropology - Social Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in Anthropology - Women, Gender, and Sexuality
#19
#19
Annual Tuition: $25,050
Annual Tuition: $25,050
Annual Tuition: $25,050
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 75%
  • Graduation Rate: 26%
  • Acceptance Rate: 49%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 853
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 202
  • School Type: Nonprofit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Science - Anthropology

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