• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The Anthropology program is offered by Washington State University. Master of Arts degrees in Anthropology are offered in archaeology, cultural anthropology and evolutionary anthropology.

Each program area offers specialized courses in methodological, theoretical and regional areas. See our departmental website for more information such as application requirements and deadlines, course requirements, and faculty research interests. 

All graduates will be able to:

  •  Creative and critical reasoning
  •  Information and data gathering
  •  Communication skills
  •  Analytical reasoning
  •  Specialization of study

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Culture, Ecology, and International Development
  • Advances in Cultural Theory
  • Fundamentals of Cultural Anthropology
  • Psychological Anthropology
  • Culture and Mind
  • Evolutionary Cultural Anthropology
  • Religion, Mind and Body

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    If you are applying after January 10 or July 1 (priority deadlines), you will want to contact the department to see if they is still accepting applications.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

  • A current curriculum vitae
  • A statement of intent/letter of professional goals. This letter should clearly state which Anthropology Graduate Program you are interested in.
  • Official GRE scores taken within the last five years. Please take your exams in time for the Department of Anthropology to receive your official scores by the deadline, January 10th. (It usually takes at least 1 month for us to receive your scores) WSU’s institution code is 4705.
  • Official transcripts of all post-secondary education must be sent directly from the institution(s) you attended to the Graduate School . (Do not send duplicate copies of transcripts.)
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    12596 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12596 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    5880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5880 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Pullman

  • 904 - 1510 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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