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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Overview

University at Buffalo, the State University of New York / Department of Anthropology is located in Buffalo, NY.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 11

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
Project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

48
Applied
26
Accepted
14
Enrolled
54%

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 December 15th December 15th Yes
Winter deadline May 1st March 15th 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 3.2

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

80
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
97%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.5%
Black or African American 1.25%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.25%
Asian 2.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 18.75%

Gender

Male (36%)
Female (63%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 3
Male (10)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Old and New World archaeology, medical anthropology, primatology, human evolution, anthropology of Europe, bioarchaeology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
800,000

Location & Contact

Address Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY  14260
United States
Contact Dr. Donald Pollock
Chair
Phone: 716-645-0402
Fax: 716-645-3808