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Brandeis University

Department of Anthropology

Waltham, MA

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Overview

Brandeis University / Department of Anthropology is located in Waltham, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Mesoamerican archaeology
Master of Arts (MA) Anthropology/women's, gender, and sexuality studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Sociocultural anthropology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mesoamerican archaeology
Master of Arts (MA) Sociocultural anthropology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 15
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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
Thesis Alternate accepted
Paper
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

55
Applied
25
Accepted
9
Enrolled
45%

Applying

75
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 Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, sample of written work, resume, letters of recommendation, transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, sample of written work, resume, letters of recommendation, transcript

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

25
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 4%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 12%
Unknown 4%

Gender

Male (24%)
Female (76%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 2
Male (7)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Sociocultural anthropology, archaeology, gender and sexuality, linguistic anthropology, physical anthropology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 415 South Street
Waltham, MA  02454-9110
United States
Contact Dr. Charles Golden
Director of Graduate Studies
Email: cgolden@brandeis.edu
Phone: 781-736-2217

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