Anthropology
    19 tenHoor, Box 870210, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

Anthropology, PhD
 
 
Specialty Area(s)** : Archaeology, Archaeology of Complex societies, Biocultural Medical Anthropology, Biological Anthropology, Linguistic Anthropology, Physical Anthropology, Social/Cultural Anthropology.

Program Director(s): Dr Christopher Lynn, (205) 348-4162
Application Contact: Melissa Sartain, (205) 348-5947
Application Deadline: January 15 to be considered for funding for fall semester.
Allow Admission with Permission to Continue?    Yes.
Allow Conditional Language Admission?   No.
Offer Accelerated Master’s Program (AMP)?   Yes.
Minimum GPA for AMP: 3.75
Is test score waived for AMP applicants? Yes.
Will consider exceptional candidates with a 3.3 or above.
** A specialty area represents broad informal areas of study and/or research within a department and reflects faculty expertise.

Admission Requirements
Item Information
Application Fee
Required.
Statement of Purpose
Statement of purpose for the intended graduate program.
Resume / CV
Optional but recommended.
Letters of Recommendation
Three letters of recommendation.
Transcript
Please upload an unofficial transcript for any institution of higher education at which you have completed 15 or more credit hours. Official transcripts must be received prior to registering for classes. International applicants: please make sure that your transcript includes a grading scheme. All others: please include a grading scheme if your university does not use a letter-based (e.g. A, A-, B) grading scheme.
The minimum GPA to be considered: 3 (for regular admission). Students who do not meet these requirements, but who excel in other areas, may be considered for Admission with Permission to Continue.
Graduate Admission Test Scores
No admission test score is required. You must have a Master's degree in Anthropology or a closely related discipline.
English Proficiency Test
NOTE: During the COVID-19 crisis we are accepting Duolingo scores (minimum of 105 for regular admission). Non-native speakers are required to submit unofficial TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores (official scores are submitted on admission) unless they meet at least one of the following criteria: 1) at the time of initial enrollment, they will hold a degree from a U.S. institution or an institution in one of the English speaking countries or regions in the link below; 2) at the time of initial enrollment, they will have been enrolled in coursework for at least two years at a U.S. institution or an institution in one of the English speaking countries or regions in the link below; 3) they are a citizen or legal resident of one of the English speaking countries or regions in the link below. https://graduate.ua.edu/prospective-students/international-admissions/
The minimum score(s) to be considered for regular admission:
TOEFL: 79, IELTS: 6.5, PTE: 59.
Writing SampleApplicants may submit writing samples, if they wish.

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