12 months
31766 USD/year
15568 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Anthropology at the Colorado State University houses a diverse faculty that includes cultural anthropologists, archaeologists, biological anthropologists, and geographers whose scholarship spans the breadth of human experience.


Anthropology at the Colorado State University  prepares our students for entrance into a PhD program and for non-academic careers. The program builds on the diverse research interests of our faculty who specialize in cultural anthropology, archaeology, and biological anthropology as well as human and physical geography. The program options include writing a thesis or developing a portfolio as the principle demonstration of their preparedness for further study or professional work.


Our faculty are accessible and active mentors who will encourage MA students to engage meaningfully in research. Graduates of our program will leave with training and skills that can be leveraged in both academic and non-academic settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Archaeology
  • Biological Anthropology
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Humans and the Environment
  • International Development
  • Professional Methods and Techniques
  • The Anthropology of Health and Well-being

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Copies of transcripts from each college/university attended
  • GRE General Test scores

  • Three letters of recommendation

  • Writing sample

Tuition Fee

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    31766 USD/year
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  • National

    15568 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15568 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Fort Collins

1210 - 1800 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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