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Texas State University

Program in Anthropology

San Marcos, TX

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Overview

Texas State University / Program in Anthropology is located in San Marcos, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam official GRE (general test only) required with competitive scores in the verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning sections
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

155
Applied
33
Accepted
26
Enrolled
21%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam Official GRE (general test only) required with competitive scores in the verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning sections
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited university with minimum GPA of 3.0 on last 60 undergraduate semester hours, resume, statement of purpose detailing academic interest identifying possible areas of anthropological research, three letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$14,930
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

59
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 20.34%
Black or African American 1.69%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 8.47%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (20%)
Female (79%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 1
Male (12)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Behavioral development, the evolution of behavior, demography, nutritional ecology, and anthropogenic effects on primate groups; coarticulation; archaeology of the Lower Pecos Canyonlands, home to hunting and gathering (and fishing) societies throughout prehistory; training in cultural and biological anthropology; investigating prehistoric and historic lifeways in north-central Oregon; Mesoamerican archaeology; Forensic anthropology, bioarchaeology, paleopathology, trauma, taphonomy, postmortem
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
125,591

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. Christina Conlee
Graduate Advisor
Email: ma_anthropology@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-6582

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