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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Department of Anthropology

Chapel Hill, NC

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Overview

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / Department of Anthropology is located in Chapel Hill, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Varies
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

110
Applied
19
Accepted
14
Enrolled
17%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

93
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 3.23%
White or Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.23%
Asian 2.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

59
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 30
Male (32)
Female (27)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Archeology, ecology and evolution, medical anthropology, social systems, anthropology of meaning
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
112,368

Location & Contact

Address 207 East Cameron Avenue, #301 Alumni Building CB# 3115
Chapel Hill, NC  27599-3115
United States
Contact Prof. Paul W. Leslie
Chair
Email: pwleslie@email.unc.edu
Phone: 919-962-1243
Fax: 919-962-1613

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