Anthropology

Program Degree Major Code Admissions
Term Deadline
Doctoral PhD ANTH Fall* December 1, 2020
Fall Graduate School Fellowships December 15, 2020 (Recommended) – PLEASE NOTE, ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY DECEMBER 1, 2020 IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR FALL 2021 ADMISSION
Director of Graduate Studies Margaret Wiener (mwiener@email.unc.edu)
Graduate Coordinator Irina Olenicheva, Department Manager (iolen@email.unc.edu)
Address Department of Anthropology
CB # 3115, 301 Alumni Building
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Website anthropology.unc.edu/
Phone 919-962-1243
Test Requirements
GRE not required
Letters of Recommendation 3
International Applicants Only TOEFL or IELTS score (no more than two years old)
Completed financial certificate
Other Requirements

In addition to the University’s required application materials, applicants should review the information below for additional expectations or application requirements.

  1. A Statement of Interest
  2. One or two writing samples
  3. A curriculum vitae or resume
  4. A list of 2-3 UNC ANTHROPOLOGY faculty with whom you are interested in working
  5. Concentration and/or Program of interest via the Areas of interest/Specialization drop-down box within application (e.g., Archaeology; Human Biology, Ecology, and Evolution; Sociocultural Anthropology and Ethnography, etc…)
  6. The following information should also be provided:
    • A list of anthropological subjects of interest for your doctoral study
    • Potential geographic area of interest and intended foreign language proficiency
    • A list of any courses you have taken in Anthropology or related fields
*Only in unusual circumstances and after consultation with the program are other admission terms considered.