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Anthropology | Master's Program

MA in Public Anthropology

Admission to the Program

University requirements for admission include a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; 3.0 GPA in last 60 hours (90 quarter hours) of undergraduate work; scores from the GRE General Aptitude test; and for international students whose first language is not English, a TOEFL score of 600 (or 100 on the internet based test), a minimum score of 68 on the Pearson Test of English, or a minimum IELTS score of 7.

Admission is based on academic record, letters of reference, and an example of the applicant's work, e.g., a term paper.

An interview is recommended and two letters of recommendation are required. The personal statement is a very important application component and it must explain how your interests in anthropology overlap with the MA program mission statement and department topical/area strengths.

Applications must be received by March 1. Earlier submission preferred.


Applying to the MA/I Program

To apply to the MA/I program, follow the application procesdures above, and note on the statement of purpose that you would like to enroll in the MA/I program.


Apply online now or visit the Graduate Admissions website for more information.