Department of Anthropology College of Liberal Arts University of Alaska Fairbanks

Department of Anthropology College of Liberal Arts University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fairbanks, AK
location
Public
type
Small
setting
73%
27%
student ratio
37
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
39%
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 3
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

39% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 28
    • Accepted 11
    • Acceptance Rate 39
    • Enrolled 8
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st September 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, Students must have a bachelor's degree fin anthropology with at least a 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA and a 3.0 GPA in their major.
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, Students must have a Master's degree in anthropology. Also, a well defined research problem and evidence of ability to do independent theoretically informed research and writing.
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

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 awardsJuly 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students37
    • Female Percentage73%
    • Male Percentage27%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students37
    • Part-time Percentage38%
    • Full-time Percentage62%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian65%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown35%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty10
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCircumpolar archaeology and population biology; rural subsistence; arctic physical, biological and social anthropology; arctic ethnohistory; arctic linguistics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$760,000

Location & Contact

Department of Anthropology

College of Liberal Arts
University of Alaska Fairbanks

PO Box 757720
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7720
United States

David Koester

Department Chair

Phone: 907-474-7288
Fax: 907-474-7453
Email: uaf-anthropology@alaska.edu

Mary Kreta

Director of Admissions

Phone: 907-474-7500
Fax: 907-474-7097
Email: admissions@uaf.edu


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