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University of Pittsburgh

Department of Anthropology

Pittsburgh, PA

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University of Pittsburgh

Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Department of Anthropology is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban 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 13

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Preliminary exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

105
Applied
19
Accepted
11
Enrolled
18%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
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 GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

65
Total Graduate Students
49%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.08%
Black or African American 3.08%
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 5
Male (15)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Conflict studies; ethnicity, nationalism, and the state; Latin American archaeology; human evolutionary biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
79,158

Location & Contact

Address 4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. Bryan Hanks
Chair
Email: bkh5@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-648-7530

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