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Overview for Archeology

A program that focuses on the systematic study of extinct societies, and the past of living societies, via the excavation, analysis and interpretation of their artifactual, human, and associated remains. Includes instruction in archeological theory, field methods, dating methods, conservation and museum studies, cultural and physical evolution, and the study of specific selected past cultures.

Careers for Archeology Majors

A major in Archeology is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in Archeology

Top 35 U.S. Colleges with the highest percentage of Archeology among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
University of Evansville
Evansville, IN
Less Selective$26,756 
SUNY College at Potsdam
Potsdam, NY
Moderately Selective$14,024 
The College of Wooster
Wooster, OH
Moderately Selective$34,950 
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Dickinson College
Carlisle, PA
Highly Selective$39,780 
University of Rio Grande
Rio Grande, OH
Open Admissions$18,260 
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
La Crosse, WI
Moderately Selective$15,082 
Wheaton College
Wheaton, IL
Less Selective$26,520 
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Hamilton College
Clinton, NY
Most Selective$38,220 
Wesleyan University
Middletown, CT
Most Selective$40,092 
Western Washington University
Bellingham, WA
Less Selective$17,190 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.