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Idaho State University

12 months
26547 USD/year
26547 USD/year
9925 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Anthropology from Idaho State University aims to research and teach about global human diversity and distinctiveness from the distant past to the present. Anthropology applies practical tools and theoretical concepts to understanding many aspects of the human condition.


Anthropology from Idaho State University provides cross-cultural, environmental, and global perspectives on past and present human behavior. Our mission is to apply anthropological concepts to the resolution of important social, cultural, and environmental problems of our times. 

Graduates with Anthropology from Idaho State University will be able to:

  • Write a proposal using research methods and the application of theory to contemporary social issues.
  • Competently conceive, conduct, and write research and applications of anthropology at a level suitable for publication.
  • Perform quantitative and/or qualitative analysis of data appropriate to the chosen sub-discipline.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Medical Anthropology
  • Advanced Global Health
  • Anthropology of Global Health
  • Linguistic Anthropology
  • Biological Anthropology
  • Sociocultural Anthropology
  • Archaeology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

For national students deadlines are for priority application forms.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A letter of application, including areas of interest and professional goals;
  • Three letters of recommendation;
  • Undergraduate transcripts and transcripts of any previous post-graduate coursework;
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0;
  • Total GRE scores that average at least the 50th percentile for admission; and
  • An undergraduate degree in anthropology is not required for acceptance into the program; however, students without upper division coursework in sociocultural anthropology, archaeology, and human origins equivalent to ANTH 5501, ANTH 5503, ANTH 5530, and an upper division linguistic anthropology course will be required to take these courses or approved readings courses before enrolling in content-respective graduate seminars.
  • English proficiency score
  • Names and contact information of recommenders
  • Application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26547 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26547 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    26547 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26547 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9925 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9925 USD per year during 12 months.

Summer tuition: $504.97 per credit hour

Living costs for Idaho Falls

680 - 970 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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