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How to Apply

The application deadline for the Department of Anthropology is December 1 for Fall semester matriculation (the Department does not accept students to begin the PhD program in the spring semester). The review of your application only begins once all the materials have been received, which can take several weeks.

Graduate School Application:

Please visit the Graduate School's application page for complete instructions. Use the online portal to supply basic information as well as your CV and Statement of Intent, send requests for three letters of recommendation, and pay the application fee.

  • The GRE is not required to apply to the doctoral program.
  • If your primary language is not English you must have Educational Testing Service submit official TOEFL or IELTS scores to the Graduate School on your behalf using our ETS code: 5813.


For Prospective students interested in applying to the Integrative Conservation - Anthropology PhD program, you can find more information on how to apply here:

Please contact Dr. Sonia Hernandez, Graduate Coordinator, ICON Ph.D. Program at

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Your support helps bring in speakers of note, provides student research funding, assists in student fieldwork and conference travel, and creates new resources to further enrich each learner's experience. Learn more about how you can support the Department of Anthropology.

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