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University of Alaska Fairbanks

Department of Anthropology

Fairbanks, AK

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Overview

University of Alaska Fairbanks / Department of Anthropology is located in Fairbanks, AK, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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 General Test
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Oral defense of project or thesis
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral defense of dissertation

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

15
Applied
9
Accepted
7
Enrolled
60%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in anthropology with minimum cumulative undergraduate and major GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in anthropology

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

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards July 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

33
Total Graduate Students
51%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
48%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.03%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.03%
Unknown 15.15%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 0
Male (4)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Circumpolar archaeology and population biology; rural subsistence; arctic physical, biological and social anthropology; arctic ethno history; arctic linguistics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
155,000

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 757720
Fairbanks, AK  99775-7720
United States
Contact David Koester
Department Chair
Email: uaf-anthropology@alaska.edu
Phone: 907-474-7288
Fax: 907-474-7453

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