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Southern Methodist University

Department of Anthropology

Dallas, TX

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Southern Methodist University

Overview

Southern Methodist University / Department of Anthropology is located in Dallas, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Applied medical anthropology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cultural anthropology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medical anthropology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Archaeology

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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 General Test
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam, defense of dissertation

Admissions

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline November 30th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health and gender, Paleo-Indians, Mesoamerica, American southwest, migration and ethnicity
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3225 Daniel Avenue, Room 408
Dallas, TX  75205
United States
Contact David J. Meltzer
Director of Graduate Studies
Email: dmeltzer@smu.edu
Phone: 214-768-2826