Graduate Application and Admissions

Students are admitted to the MA program for fall only. Students who wish to be considered for funding must submit all materials by the first of March each year. Funding decisions will be made by the first of April each year. The  following materials are evaluated in the admissions and funding decisions. All materials should be submitted through the online Graduate Admissions Portal:

  • Fill out online application.
  • A statement of purpose, describing what you wish to gain from graduate study in Anthropology and how the program will help you achieve those goals.
  • Three letters of recommendation from persons familiar with the applicant's academic background and qualified to assess the applicant's readiness for graduate study.
  • Transcripts from all previous graduate and undergraduate coursework.
  • GRE scores (Verbal, Quantitative, Writing) from within the last five years.
  • Other materials, such as a curriculum vitae or resume, that the student wishes to be considered.

Applicants who are admitted will be given either regular or conditional status. All admissions decision notifications will be made by the Graduate School.