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The University of Texas at San Antonio

Department of Anthropology

San Antonio, TX

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The University of Texas at San Antonio

Overview

The University of Texas at San Antonio / Department of Anthropology is located in San Antonio, TX, 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 6
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Proficiency in foreign language, statistics, or computer programming

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

35
Applied
26
Accepted
14
Enrolled
74%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th March 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.3 during last 60 hours (preferred), 18 hours in major field, three letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.3 (preferred), transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

63
Total Graduate Students
74%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
25%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 25.4%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.59%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.59%
Unknown 7.94%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 1
Male (7)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Political and cultural ecology, the archaeology of complexity, indigenous and environmental politics, primate and evolutionary ecology, medical anthropology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
418,448

Location & Contact

Address One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX  78249-0617
United States
Contact Dr. Jason Yaeger
Chair and Professor of Anthropology
Email: jason.yeager@utsa.edu
Phone: 210-458-4075
Fax: 210-458-7811