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University of New Mexico

Program in Anthropology

Albuquerque, NM

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University of New Mexico

Overview

University of New Mexico / Program in Anthropology is located in Albuquerque, NM, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Archaeology
Master of Science (MS) Ethnology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Archaeology
Master of Arts (MA) Public archaeology
Master of Arts (MA) Ethnology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public archaeology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ethnology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Evolutionary anthropology
Master of Science (MS) Archaeology
Master of Science (MS) Public archaeology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 18
Doctoral Degrees 14

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
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Alternate accepted
1-2 exams
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Exam, proposal, oral defense, skill and/or second language

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

58
Applied
20
Accepted
20
Enrolled
34%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 4th January 4th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, letter of interest, transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, letter of interest, transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

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 Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

105
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.29%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.81%
Asian 0.95%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.76%
Unknown 5.71%

Gender

Male (35%)
Female (64%)

Faculty

30
Total faculty
Full-time - 28
Part-time - 2
Male (20)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ethnology, archaeology, evolutionary anthropology, environment, water and land use, gender and social frameworks, Greater Southwest, Latin America, political economy, public anthropology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
875,790

Location & Contact

Address Albuquerque, NM  87131-2039
United States
Contact Michael W. Graves
Chair
Email: mwgraves@unm.edu
Phone: 505-277-4524
Fax: 505-277-0874

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