For inquiries on graduate admissions, please contact the Director of Graduate Studies: Niloofar Haeri. To apply, visit the Graduate Application.

Application materials include:

  • Completed application
  • Résumé
  • Statement of purpose – the statement of purpose should be up to two-pages single spaced statement of your research interests and their relation to departmental research interests.
  • Personal statement (optional) – this is an optional statement that can relate personal experiences that may help the department faculty contextualize the applicant’s desire to pursue graduate education in anthropology.
  • Application fee: $75.00
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Writing sample – the writing sample should be 25-30 double-spaced pages and should give the Department faculty an ability to assess the applicant’s writing and thinking.
  • Transcript(s)
  • We strongly encourage applicants to take the GREs. If there are circumstances that prevent you from taking these exams, please explain them in your application.
  • Deadline: January 15, 2023

All application documents must be provided in English (either the original or translations of the original documents). If you are unable to secure translations in English, we recommend that you contact World Education Services.