Department of Anthropology College of Liberal Arts Washington State University

Department of Anthropology College of Liberal Arts Washington State University

Pullman, WA
location
Public
type
Small
setting
54%
46%
student ratio
68
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 10
fall application deadline
40%
acceptance rate
5 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Archaeology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Evolutionary Anthropology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Cultural Anthropology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 10
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

40% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 85
    • Accepted 34
    • Acceptance Rate 40
    • Enrolled 17
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 10th January 10th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline July 1st July 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, curriculum vitae, statement of intent, official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, and one or two undergraduate papers (from BA/BS applicants), minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, curriculum vitae, statement of intent, official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, and one or two undergraduate papers (from BA/BS applicants), minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, IELTS required

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 awardsFebruary 15
    • 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 Students68
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students68
    • Part-time Percentage13%
    • Full-time Percentage87%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian78%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown9%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty21
    • Full-time Percentage95%
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Female Percentage52%
    • Male Percentage48%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchQuantitative analysis of archaeological data, simulation of aspects of prehistoric behavior, subsistence strategies, language use, inequality and poverty, gender, pedagogy, Mexico/U.S. border region, childhood, infectious and parasitic diseases, the analysis of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) and Y-chromosomal DNA
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$673,000

Location & Contact

Department of Anthropology

College of Liberal Arts
Washington State University

Pullman, WA 99164
United States

Dr. Andrew Duff

Chair

Phone: 509-335-3441
Fax: 509-335-3999
Email: duff@wsu.edu

Graduate School Admissions

Phone: 800-GRADWSU
Fax: 509-335-1949
Email: gradsch@wsu.edu


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