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Program/Degree
Anthropology (PHD) 
Program Description
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Department/Academic Unit(s)

School of Anthropology -

 
College
College of Social & Behavioral Sciences  
Campus where offered
Main Campus - Tucson  
Contacts
Admissions Contact
Scott A Ellegood
520-621-1767
Graduate Program Coordinator
Scott A Ellegood
520-621-1767
Director of Graduate Studies
Robert Schon
520-626-0634
Graduate College Degree Counselor
Lori D'Anna
520-621-9227
 
Tuition and Fees
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Admissions Information

Admissions Requirements
  • We offer a two year Master's program in Applied Archaeology. For all other subfields you will need to apply to the PhD program. If you do not have a Master's degree you will earn it on the way to the PhD.
  • GPA 3.5 (recommended)
  • TOEFL 550 for paper-based exam or 79 for internet based exam.
  • GRE 90+% Verbal (recommended), we do sometimes accept lower percentages.
  • Writing Sample (required)
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • On-line application (Graduate College)including statement of purpose
 
Standardized Tests

Required test(s):
Required GRE Subject tests: GRE General . The GRE is required of students whose native language is English.  If English is not your native language, please take TOEFL.

Recommended tests:
Recommended GRE Subject tests:  N/A

Minimum GRE Verbal:  No minimum, but most successful applicants will have scores in the 90th percentile 
Minimum GRE Quantitative:  No minimum, 
Minumum GRE Written:  No minimum, but similar caveats as GRE verbal, above.
Minimum GMAT:  N/A
Minimum MAT:  N/A
Minimum TOEFL:  550 for paper-based exam or 79 for internet based exam.

The TOEFL is required of students whose native languiage is NOT English.

GRE Institution Code (University of Arizona):  4832
 

 
Financial Aid

PhD Track:

Merit based Financial aid.  Competative.

  • Tuition and Registration Scholarships
  • Graduate College Fellowships (one-year eligibility)
  • Haury Fellowships (competitive)
  • Lewis and Clark Fellowships
 
Admissions Deadlines

Domestic Applicants:

  • Fall: December 1
  • Spring: No spring applications

International Applicants:

  • Fall: December 1
  • Spring: No spring applications
 
International Conditional Admission
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
Other Information
The GRE Institution Code for The University of Arizona is 4832
ETS Major Field Code(s) for this program: 1700, 1701, 1799
NRC Taxon(a) for this program: Anthropology

Degree Specifics

Degree Requirements

The Doctoral Degree
The candidate for the doctorate must show a broad factual and theoretical background in the fields of anthropology, an authoritative knowledge of a special field of research, a thorough grasp of research methods, and good critical judgment.  Each student in the doctoral program will be advised by a major advisor and other faculty members representing the student's major and minor foci of study. The minimum unit requirement is 36 units in the major and 12 to 15 units in the minor. Unit requirements for minors outside of Anthropology are set by the minor field department. An additional 18 units will be devoted to preparing the dissertation. A minimum of 30 units must be taken in residence.

 
Minor Requirements

A minor is requiured during the PhD portion of your degree. 

12 to 15 units in the minor. Unit requirements for minors outside of Anthropology are set by the minor field department

 
Student Handbook
https://anthropology.arizona.edu/sites/anthropology.arizona.edu/files/ANTH_GRAD_HANDBOOK_Approved_August_2017%20%28002%29_0.pdf  

Program StatisticsInformation about these numbers

Program-level Information
Application Acceptance Rate 26%
Med. Time-to-degree (years) 7.00
 
Department-level Information
Enrollment Percent Male 34%
Enrollment Percent Female 66%
Enrollment Percent International 15%
Enrollment Percent URM 9%

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Last revised 30 Aug 2017