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The University of Alabama

Department of Anthropology

Tuscaloosa, AL

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The University of Alabama

Overview

The University of Alabama / Department of Anthropology is located in Tuscaloosa, AL, in a suburban 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 8
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

28
Applied
15
Accepted
7
Enrolled
54%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 31st January 31st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in anthropology or closely-related discipline, undergraduate coursework in at least three of four anthropology subdisciplines
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in anthropology or closely-related discipline, undergraduate or graduate coursework in at least three of four anthropology subdisciplines

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits

Student Body

33
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
87%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.03%
Black or African American 6.06%
White or Caucasian 84%
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 (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 2
Male (10)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Medical anthropology, southeastern archaeology, Latin American archaeology, biological anthropology, cultural anthropology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
71,313

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 870210
Tuscaloosa, AL  35487
United States
Contact Dr. Keith P. Jacobi
Chair and Professor
Email: kjacobi@ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-1960
Fax: 205-348-7937