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Admission Criteria

Fall deadline: January 10
Spring deadline: October 15

  • Minimum GPA: 3.25 in last 60 hours and in all anthropology courses
  • Some of these requirements may be waived in exceptional cases.
  • Acceptance into the graduate program in anthropology is not limited to students with undergraduate degrees in anthropology.

For information, please visit our departmental website: https://anthropology.missouri.edu/graduate-program.

Minimum Language Requirements

Click here to view the minimum English language proficiency test scores

Required Application Materials

Submit all of the following through the Graduate School online application:

  • Graduate School Application and all required Graduate School documents
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose: 1—3 pages, addressing your background and research interests in Anthropology. (Upload to the Statement of Purpose section of your application).
  • Resume/Vitae: Please make sure to include the start and end date of all employment and teaching experience. (Upload to the Resume/Vita section of your application).
  • Recommendation Letters: 3 academic recommendations are required and must be submitted by the recommender through the online application.
  • Writing Sample
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