30
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Vanderbilt University / Department of Anthropology is located in Nashville, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
General, qualifying, and final exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

47
Applied
4
Accepted
4
Enrolled
9%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 88

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

30
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.67%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.33%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time (14)
Part-time (0)
Male (10)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Archaeology, ethnohistory and ethnography, epigraphy, conflict theory, Latin America
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Nashville, TN  37240-1001
United States
Contact Dr. Beth Conklin
Chair
Email: beth.a.conklin@vanderbilt.edu
Phone: 615-343-6120
Fax: 615-343-0230