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University of Massachusetts Amherst

Department of Anthropology

Amherst, MA

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University of Massachusetts Amherst

Overview

University of Massachusetts Amherst / Department of Anthropology is located in Amherst, MA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

117
Applied
10
Accepted
7
Enrolled
9%

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 January 2nd January 2nd No

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 2
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

69
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.8%
Black or African American 7.25%
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native 5.8%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 8.7%
Unknown 14.49%

Gender

Male (30%)
Female (69%)

Faculty

28
Total faculty
Full-time - 28
Part-time - 0
Male (13)
Female (15)

Location & Contact

Address Amherst, MA  01003
United States
Contact Dr. Elizabeth Krause
Graduate Program Director
Email: ekrause@anthro.umass.edu
Phone: 413-545-4101
Fax: 413-545-9494

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