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The College of William and Mary

Department of Anthropology

Williamsburg, VA

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Overview

The College of William and Mary / Department of Anthropology is located in Williamsburg, VA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 5

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
Thesis Required
Fieldwork
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Fieldwork

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

39
Applied
9
Accepted
5
Enrolled
23%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Course work in anthropology or history
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Course work in anthropology or history

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

22
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
95%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.55%
Black or African American 4.55%
White or Caucasian 77%
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 (36%)
Female (63%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 0
Male (7)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Historical archaeology, comparative colonialism, biocultural anthropology, African diaspora, historical archaeology of native America
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
877,506

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 8795
Williamsburg, VA  23187-8795
United States
Contact Dr. Martin Gallivan
Chair
Email: mdgall@wm.edu
Phone: 757-221-3622
Fax: 757-221-1209

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