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University of Connecticut

12 months
26304 USD/year
26304 USD/year
11688 USD/year
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The Anthropology Department at University of Connecticut shares an interest in the holistic study of humans and a curiosity about the varieties of human experience.

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They believe that such an understanding forms an integral part of an undergraduate liberal education, and that the application of insights gained from such an understanding will contribute critical elements to the solution of contemporary medical, social, economic, and political problems. 

The Anthropology Department at University of Connecticut works across five broad areas of concentration, including Cultural Anthropology; Evolution, Cognition, and Culture; Human Rights; Medical Anthropology; New World Archaeology; and Old World Archaeology. Our area strengths include Africa, the Caribbean, Latin American, Native North America, and North American minority populations; our faculty has also worked in the Middle East, Europe, South and Southeast Asia, and Oceania. 

They also offer extensive expertise in many research methods in ethnology and archaeology. The Anthropology Department is part of The Higher Education Opportunities Act (HEOA)


In order for an applicant to be considered for one of the following fellowships, the applicant must select that they wish to be considered in SLATE. Recipients of these fellowships will be the most academically promising members of the entering class of graduate students at the University of Connecticut. The criteria used to select recipients include the following:

  • Evidence of scholarly or creative achievement highlighted by the department or program in their nomination and evidence that the department or program provides the environment necessary for success in the areas of interest highlighted by the applicant.
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Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Investigation of Special Topics
  • Human Evolutionary Theory
  • Seminar: Contemporary Theory in Social and Cultural Anthropology
  • Culture and Religion
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Ethnomedicine
  • Ancient Civilizations of the Old World

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  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

You must hold a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from a regionally accredited college or university.The Graduate School does not require a third-party credential evaluation, however we accept evaluations from the following services:

  • NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) or
  • AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluators)

If your degree is a 3 year bachelor’s degree from India, Canada, Australia, Sri Lanka or certain other countries, we will not consider the degree to be equivalent with a 4 year US bachelor’s degree. Even if the degree has been evaluated as a 4 year degree by an outside credential evaluator that is a member of NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) or AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluators), we will not consider the degree to be equivalent with a 4 year US bachelor’s degree.TranscriptsPersonal Statement of Purpose

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26304 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13152 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    26304 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13152 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11688 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5844 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Storrs

1100 - 1600 USD /month
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