Top Schools with Archaeology Graduate Programs
Archaeology is the study of historic human civilizations through the examination and analysis of artifacts, data and other societal remnants that have been discovered. Numerous schools have graduate archaeology programs, which are often located within their anthropology departments.
Best Archaeology Graduate Schools
1. Yale University in New Haven, CT
Yale University is third on the U.S. News & World Report 2011 list of the best universities in the nation. Its master's program in archaeological studies is composed of eight courses and requires a graduate thesis. Students are given three years to finish this degree program.
Yale's master's program prepares students for a variety of careers in education and cultural areas, as well as provides continuing education for archeologists and other professionals. Course credits are designed to be transferable to schools that offer Ph.D. programs in this field.
- Address: 10 Sachem Street, New Haven, CT 06520
- Phone Number: (203) 432-3700
2. Columbia University in New York, NY
Ranked fourth on U.S. News & World Report's 2011 list of top national universities is Columbia University. Founded in 1754, the school's 36-acre campus is located in the heart of Manhattan.
Columbia offers Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy programs in archaeology through its Department of Anthropology and Department of Art History and Archaeology. Students can also arrange Ph.D. programs with other departments at the school, including the Department of History, Department of Classics and Department of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures. The Columbia Center for Archeology coordinates these various programs and offers fieldwork, research and internship opportunities for archaeology students.
- Address: 2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
- Phone Number: (212) 854-1961
List of Top Schools with Archaeology Graduate Programs by Student Enrollment
|School Name||Total Student Enrollment||Address||Phone Number|
|Arizona State University||67,082||Tempe, AZ 85287||(480) 965-9011|
|Ohio State University||53,715||190 North Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210||(614) 292-6446|
|University of Florida||51,474||355 Tigert Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611||(352) 392-3261|
|University of Texas at Austin||49,984||Austin, TX 78712||(512) 471-7698|
|Pennsylvania State University - Main Campus||44,406||201 Old Main, University Park, PA 16802||(814) 865-4700|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign||43,246||601 East John Street, Champaign, IL 61820||(217) 244-7672|
|New York University||42,189||70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012||(212) 998-1212|
|University of Michigan - Ann Arbor||41,028||Ann Arbor, MI 48109||(734) 763-5796|
|University of California - Los Angeles||38,200||405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095||(310) 825-4321|
|University of Arizona||38,057||1401 East University, Tucson, AZ 85721||(520) 621-2211|
|University of Maryland - College Park||37,000||College Park, MD 20742||(301) 405-1000|
|University of California - Berkeley||35,396||Berkeley, CA 94720||(510) 642-1405|
|University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill||28,567||103 South Building CB 9100, Chapel Hill, NC 27599||(919) 962-3236|
|Harvard University||26,696||Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138||(617) 495-1000|
|Columbia University||23,196||116 Street and Broadway, New York, NY 10027||(212) 854-1961|
|Cornell University||20,273||Ithaca, NY 14853||(607) 255-2000|
|Johns Hopkins University||19,758||3400 North Charles Street, Mason Hall, Baltimore, MD 21218||(410) 516-8000|
|Stanford University||17,833||Stanford, CA 94305||(650) 723-2766|
|University of Chicago||14,788||5801 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637||(773) 702-7369|
|Yale University||10,192||New Haven, CT 06520||(203) 432-1333|
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