The 2023-2024 AnthroGuide is the last print version. Edits for graduate programs are due July 31, 2023.

Tuition Info
Degrees Offered PhD; MA in Public Anthropology; Joint BA in Anthropology & Religion; BA in Anthropology with Specializations in Sociocultural Anthropology, Biological Anthropology, and Health/Medicine; Minor in Anthropology; Minor in Medical Anthropology minor
Highest Degree Offered PhD
BA/BS Field Areas
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
Total number of courses for major is 12 in the sociocultural track and 13 in bio track.
MA/MS Field Areas
MA/ MS Requirements 1 year MA in Public Anthropology
PhD Field Areas
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
Phd Requirements 16 courses (9 above MA), lang exam, PhD qual exam (written and orals), dissertation prospectus, fieldwork, dissertation, dissertation defense
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Support Opportunities <p>For PhD students only: Dean&#39;s Fellowships, Teaching Fellowships, African Studies FLAS, Islamic Studies Fellowship, Persian Studies Fellowship, other university-based awards</p>
Program Details
Research Facilities <p>African Studies Center with extensive library holdings, computer center; Center for Remote Sensing; International Center for East Asian Archaeology and Cultural History; Labs for Biological Anthropology; Institute on Culture, Religion &amp; World Affairs. African Studies Program (including financial aid): African Studies Center, 232 Bay State Rd, Boston, MA 02215; (617) 353-3673. For archaeology: Dept Arch, Boston U, 675 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215</p>
Library Resources Mugar Memorial Library, dept library
Certs Offered 0
All university-based: African Studies Center; Women's Studies; Institution on Culture, Religion,and World Affairs; East Asian Studies Interdisciplinary Undergrad Prog; Institute for the Study of Muslim Societies and Civilizations; Center for the Study of Asia
Online Courses
Online Courses: 0
Application Deadlines
Jan 15th for PhD, March 1 for MAPA
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: Undergrad Club; Grad Student Association
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0