Graduate Program in Anthropology

Our graduate program consists of 19 faculty members and about 70 graduate students. We have an eclectic group of student who have come to Kansas from all over the World. The program focuses on a cohesive graduate student body that allows students to work together in furthering their educational goals while gaining the skills they will need in their chosen field.

With a comprehensive approach in Anthropology, students are trained across a broad range of topics with special emphasis placed on the subdisciplines of:

• Archaeology
• Biological
• Socio-Cultural
• Linguistics

Research is available in many regions of the world including Latin America, United States, Oceania, East and Southeast Asia, and Africa. Our program also offers opportunities to work in field schools abroad. Both the M.A. and the Ph.D. programs are tailored to the needs of individual students within each sub-discipline and stress intensive one-on-one discussions between students and their advisers.

For further information please contact our Graduate Coordinator or Graduate Officer:

Dr. Don Stull (785) 864-864-2641            Ms Le-Thu Erazmus, MSE (785) 864-2630

The fall 2014 application deadline has passed (was Jan. 5, 2014).

The next graduate application deadline for Fall 2015 graduate (MA and PhD) admissions will be January 5, 2015.

For more information on how to apply to our graduate program click on this link:
Applying for KU ANTH graduate programs

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