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University of Maryland, College Park

Department of Anthropology

College Park, MD

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Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / Department of Anthropology is located in College Park, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Applied Anthropology (MAA) Applied anthropology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Internship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

89
Applied
31
Accepted
17
Enrolled
35%

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 No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

46
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.52%
Black or African American 4.35%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 8.7%
Unknown 6.52%

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 5
Male (11)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Archaeology, human biodiversity, cultural and resource management
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Dr. Paul Shackel
Chair
Email: pshackel@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-1422

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