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University of Utah

Department of Anthropology

Salt Lake City, UT

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Overview

University of Utah / Department of Anthropology is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Foreign language (for MA)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Varies

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

39
Applied
11
Accepted
5
Enrolled
28%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 29th December 29th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 19
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

30
Total Graduate Students
46%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
53%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.67%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 10%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 6
Male (11)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Hunter-gatherer ethnography, primate immuno-genetics, anthropogenic fire, human-female life history, archaic homonym and modern human genetics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
288,569

Location & Contact

Address 270 South 1400 East
Room 102
Salt Lake City, UT  84112
United States
Contact Dr. Leslie Ann Knapp
Chair
Email: leslie.knapp@anthro.utah.edu
Phone: 801-581-6251
Fax: 801-581-6252