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University of South Florida

Department of Anthropology

Tampa, FL

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University of South Florida

Overview

University of South Florida / Department of Anthropology is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied anthropology Archaeological and forensic sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied anthropology Biocultural medical anthropology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied anthropology Cultural resource management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied anthropology Heritage studies
Master of Arts (MA) Applied anthropology Archaeological and forensic sciences
Master of Arts (MA) Applied anthropology Biocultural medical anthropology
Master of Arts (MA) Applied anthropology Cultural resource management
Master of Arts (MA) Applied anthropology Heritage studies
(Graduate Certificate) Medical anthropology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16
Doctoral Degrees 7

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
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

117
Applied
42
Accepted
26
Enrolled
36%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, signed research ethics statement, resume or curriculum vitae
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, signed research ethics statement, resume or curriculum vitae
Additional Entrance Requirements Bachelor's degree with minimum GPA of 3.0

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

115
Total Graduate Students
36%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
63%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.65%
Black or African American 5.22%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.74%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.87%
Two or more races 2.61%
Unknown 6.09%

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 0
Male (7)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biocultural medical anthropology; archaeology and culture resource management in the Americas; community identity and heritage; urban community issues; verbal and nonverbal communications in media and education; global dynamics of sustainable resource management and economic development; social and cultural constructions of race, ethnicity, and gender
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,080,312

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL  33620-9951
United States
Contact Dr. David Himmelgreen
Professor/Chair
Email: dhimmelg@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-5455