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Department of Anthropology College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Wayne State University

  • Detroit, MI
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 78%22%
    student ratio
  • 45
    total students
  • $9,975 | $28,808
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 10
    fall application deadline
  • 45%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Anthropology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 8
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • 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? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees

Admissions

45% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 40
    • Accepted 18
    • Acceptance Rate 45
    • Enrolled 11
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • 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 Not Reported
    • Winter deadline October 1st September 10th Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesthree letters of recommendation, completion of Introduction to Athropology, letter of intent, and writing sample, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.2
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, three letters of recommendation, completion of Introduction to Athropology, letter of intent, and writing sample, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.2
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based, TWE required, 6 TWE paper based, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score 85)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$9,975
    • Out-of-state tuition *$28,808
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,295.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 31
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students45
    • Female Percentage78%
    • Male Percentage22%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students45
    • Part-time Percentage29%
    • Full-time Percentage71%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian80%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown2%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBusiness anthropology and organizational culture, African and African-American religions, medical anthropology, Latin American anthropology and archaeology, urban anthropology and historical archaeology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$129,080

Location & Contact

Department of Anthropology

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Dr. Thomas Killion

Chair

Phone: 313-577-6961
Fax: 313-577-5958
Email: thomas.killion@wayne.edu

Dr. Stephen Chrisomalis

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 313-577-9922
Email: chrisomalis@wayne.edu



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