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

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

Detroit, MI
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
69%
31%
student ratio
49
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 10
fall application deadline
54%
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 11
    • 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? 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

54% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 37
    • Accepted 20
    • Acceptance Rate 54
    • Enrolled 17
  • 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 anthropology, letter of intent, and writing sample, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.2
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, three letters of recommendation, completion of introduction to anthropology, 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 *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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 Students49
    • Female Percentage69%
    • Male Percentage31%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students49
    • Part-time Percentage41%
    • Full-time Percentage59%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian83%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown0%

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$142,000

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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