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Florida Atlantic University

Department of Anthropology

Boca Raton, FL

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Overview

Florida Atlantic University / Department of Anthropology is located in Boca Raton, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11
Applied
8
Accepted
8
Enrolled
73%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st February 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 1st July 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

40
Total Graduate Students
35%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
65%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 17.5%
Black or African American 2.5%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 7.5%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 1
Male (3)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Archaeological, ethnological, ethnographical, osteological, paleoanthropological, and zoo-archaeological research
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL  33431-0991
United States
Contact Dr. Michael S. Harris
Chairman
Email: mharris@fau.edu
Phone: 561-297-3233
Fax: 561-297-0084

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