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University of California, Santa Barbara

Department of Anthropology

Santa Barbara, CA

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University of California, Santa Barbara

Overview

University of California, Santa Barbara / Department of Anthropology is located in Santa Barbara, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 4
Other Advanced Degrees 1

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
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

41
Applied
14
Accepted
7
Enrolled
34%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
110
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, personal achievements statement, transcripts, writing sample, curriculum vitae, letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, personal achievements statement, transcripts, writing sample, curriculum vitae, letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
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 December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

43
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.3%
Black or African American 2.33%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2.33%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 13.95%

Gender

Male (23%)
Female (76%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 3
Male (11)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Archaeology, bioarchaeology, biosocial anthropology, evolutionary ecology, evolutionary psychology, sociocultural anthropology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1210 Cheadle Hall
Santa Barbara, CA  93106-2014
United States
Contact Prof. Stuart Tyson Smith
Department Chair
Email: stsmith@anth.ucsb.edu
Phone: 805-893-2519
Fax: 805-893-8707