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Anthropology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #62 (ARWU) Nashville, TN, United States
Anthropology offered by Vanderbilt University is the study of humanity in the widest sense, and a bachelor’s degree in anthropology provides a broad understanding of human nature, cultural diversity, social power, and cultural dynamics through time.
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Overview

Key facts:

  • Traditionally, the discipline is divided into four sub-fields, each of which looks at humans from a different but related perspective. These fields include cultural anthropology, which focuses on social groups and processes in the present and recent past; archaeology, which examines societies through their material media; biological anthropology, which studies the biological aspects of humans; and linguistic anthropology, the study of language and its relationship to culture.
  • Many undergraduates integrate their work in anthropology with the study of subjects such as medicine, politics, law, economics, psychology, sociology, or area programs such as Latin American Studies, East Asian studies, and International studies, all of which provide opportunities for learning abroad. The Anthropology  program offered by Vanderbilt University encourages field research experiences and emphasizes flexibility. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Archaeology of the Ancient Maya
  • Social Behavior of Nonhuman Primates
  • The Aztecs
  • Life, Death, and the Human Body

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    70

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General Requirements

  • All required parts of the Coalition Application, Common Application, or QuestBridge Application
  • $50 nonrefundable application fee, or fee waiver for qualified students
  • Official high school transcript
  • Counselor letter of recommendation
  • Two academic teacher recommendations
  • Optional for students applying for fall 2021 entry:  SAT or ACT scores 
  • Official results of the TOEFL, TOEFL Special Home Edition, IELTS, PTE Academic, or Duolingo English Test if applicable
  • A completed College Scholarship Service (CSS) Profile, if applicable

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52780 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    52780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52780 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Nashville

  • 1183 - 2200 USD/month
    Living Costs

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