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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Department of Anthropology

Charlotte, NC

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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Overview

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte / Department of Anthropology is located in Charlotte, NC.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4

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
Research thesis or applied practicum and project report

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

28
Applied
17
Accepted
7
Enrolled
61%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on candidate's academic and professional promise, at least two from academic referees; statement of purpose that discusses applicant's specific interests in anthropology and professional goals; transcripts from all colleges or universities attended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

18
Total Graduate Students
55%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
44%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.56%
Black or African American 11.11%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 11.11%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (16%)
Female (83%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 1
Male (5)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Impact of environment on the social strategies and reproductive careers of Sifaka; molecular anthropology: the application of genetic data; family abuse and women's health; aging cross-culturally; production and circulation of knowledge in material form; the relationship among knowledge, power, policy and practice as they pertain to health and health care; the development of ranked societies in prehistory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
92,416

Location & Contact

Address 9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC  28223-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Steven Falconer
Chair
Email: sfalcon1@uncc.edu
Phone: 704-687-7459