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Mississippi State University

Department of Anthropology and Middle Eastern Cultures

Mississippi State, MS

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Mississippi State University

Overview

Mississippi State University / Department of Anthropology and Middle Eastern Cultures is located in Mississippi State, MS, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

28
Applied
19
Accepted
10
Enrolled
68%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
80
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 on last 60 hours of undergraduate courses

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 477
TOEFL IBT score: 53
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

41
Total Graduate Students
48%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
51%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.32%
Black or African American 2.44%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 0
Male (4)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Archaeology and bioarchaeology, environmental archaeology, cultural archaeology, research projects in Southeastern archaeology and bioarcheology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box AR
Mississippi State, MS  39762
United States
Contact Dr. William Cooke
Professor and Interim Head
Email: whc5@msstate.edu
Phone: 662-325-2795
Fax: 662-325-8690