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Georgia State University

Department of Anthropology

Atlanta, GA

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Georgia State University

Overview

Georgia State University / Department of Anthropology is located in Atlanta, GA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 22

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
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
33 to 36 credit hours, thesis/practicum defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

27
Applied
23
Accepted
18
Enrolled
85%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th March 15th No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, writing sample, official transcripts, two letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships

Student Body

37
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
78%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.51%
Black or African American 5.41%
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (13%)
Female (86%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 0
Male (3)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Archaeology, medical anthropology, linguistic anthropology, biological/physical anthropology, cultural anthropology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 3998
Atlanta, GA  30302
United States
Contact Dr. Frank L. Williams
Chair
Email: frankwilliams@gsu.edu
Phone: 404-413-5154
Fax: 404-413-5159