Department of Anthropology College of Arts and Sciences University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Department of Anthropology College of Arts and Sciences University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Buffalo, NY
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
63%
37%
student ratio
101
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
35%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Anthropology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 17
    • Doctoral Degrees 7
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

35% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 62
    • Accepted 22
    • Acceptance Rate 35
    • Enrolled 14
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline May 1st March 15th Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.2
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students101
    • Female Percentage63%
    • Male Percentage37%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students101
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Full-time Percentage97%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian76%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown13%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty23
    • Full-time Percentage83%
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Female Percentage43%
    • Male Percentage57%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchOld and New World archaeology, medical anthropology, primatology/human biology, cognition
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$800,000

Location & Contact

Department of Anthropology

College of Arts and Sciences
University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
United States

Dr. Peter Biehl

Chair

Phone: 716-645-2414
Fax: 716-645-3808

Maria Portera

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 716-645-2414
Fax: 716-645-3808
Email: mportera@buffalo.edu


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