Top Schools with Anthropology Graduate Programs: List of Schools
Anthropology is the study of human socialization and culture throughout history. Many schools offer master's and doctoral degree programs in anthropology that allow students to specialize in a certain area of the discipline.
Best Graduate Schools for Anthropology
1. Harvard University in Cambridge, MA
Harvard University is ranked first on U.S. News and World Report's 2010 list of top national universities. The school's anthropology department offers a Master of Arts (M.A.) program in anthropology and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programs in archeology and social anthropology with specializations in media and medical anthropology. The archaeology program offers concentrations in art and religion, human evolution, bioarchaeology, and complex civilizations. Harvard's anthropology graduate programs focus on issues like globalism, gender studies, cyberspace cultures, cultural violence and diaspora arrangement. The media concentration allows students to use film, digital video and other communication technology to present research results.
- Address: Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138
- Phone Number: (617) 495-1000
2. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, ranked 27th on U.S. News and World Report's 2010 list of America's best national universities, offers master's and doctoral degrees in anthropology with concentrations in biological anthropology and linguistic anthropology, archeology and ethnology. Students in the biological anthropology concentration investigate human evolution by utilizing primate studies, population genetics, nutrition, ecology, and paleontology. Ethnology students compare cultures and institutions, and those learning about linguistic anthropology focus on past and present languages. The archaeology program helps students understand the history of humans by analyzing preserved remnants of past civilizations. Michigan's anthropology department also contains joint degree programs in culture and cognition, anthropology and history and anthropology and social work.
- Address: Ann Arbor, MI 48109
- Phone Number: (734) 764-1817
List of Anthropology Graduate Programs By Student Enrollment
|School Name||Total Student Enrollment||Address||Phone Number|
|Arizona State University||67,082||Tempe, AZ 85287||(480) 965-9011|
|University of Florida||51,474||355 Tigert Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611||(352) 392-3261|
|Pennsylvania State University - University Park||44,406||201 Old Main, University Park, PA 16802||(814) 865-4700|
|University of Michigan - Ann Arbor||41,028||Ann Arbor, MI 48109||(734) 764-1817|
|Indiana University - Bloomington||40,354||107 South Indiana Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405||(812) 855-8006|
|University of California - Los Angeles||38,200||405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095||(310) 825-4321|
|University of California - Berkeley||35,396||Berkeley, CA 94720||(510) 642-1405|
|University of Georgia||34,180||Athens, GA 30602||(706) 542-3000|
|Harvard University||26,696||Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138||(617) 495-1000|
|University of Virginia||24,541||Charlottesville, VA 22904||(434) 924-0311|
|Stony Brook University||23,991||Stony Brook, NY 11794||(631) 632-6000|
|Columbia University||23,196||116 Street And Broadway New York, NY 10027||(212) 854-1961|
|University of California - Santa Barbara||21,868||Santa Barbara, CA 93106||(805) 893-8000|
|Cornell University||20,273||Ithaca, NY 14853||(607) 255-2000|
|Northwestern University||19,291||633 Clark Street Evanston, IL 60208||(847) 491-3308|
|Stanford University||17,833||Stanford, CA 94305||(650) 723-2300|
|University of Chicago||14,788||5801 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637||(773) 702-7369|
|Washington University in St. Louis||13,339||One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130||(314) 935-5000|
|Yale University||10,192||New Haven, CT 06520||(203) 432-1333|
|CUNY Graduate School and University Center||5,944||365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016||(212) 817-7000|
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