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The application deadline for Fall 2016 is December 15, 2015.

Admissions for Fall 2015 is closed

How to Apply


Submit online Graduate Admission Application for the University of South Florida Application.
During this process, you will be asked to pay a one-time application fee of $30.00.


If your degree is not in Anthropology, you have to complete the four pre-requisite undergraduate courses in Anthropology or their equivalents.

  • ANT 2410 Cultural Anthropology
  • ANT 2511 Biological Anthropology
  • ANT 3101 Archaeology
  • ANT 3610 Anthropological Linguistics

Applicants who do not have a background in anthropology are strongly advised to take the required “prerequisite courses” BEFORE entering the program. They can do so at their local universities or community colleges.

College of Public Health

If you are applying to the Dual Degree program sponsored jointly by the Department of Anthropology and the College of Public Health, you must also submit the online SOPHAS application via Please visit the USF College of Public Health website for more details.

Dual Degree Application
Please Fill out and return with Application.

Sample of how to fill out for MA

Sample of how to fill out for PHD

More information will be available before Fall 2016 admission deadline