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Anthropology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Richmond, VA, United States
Students at Anthropology from University of Richmond study what it means to be human from past to the present day. Anthropologists want to know how humans evolved, the commonalities among humans and also, the extent of their diversity. 
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Overview

Anthropology from University of Richmond fits you if you are curious about how humans adapt to physical and social environments and how they use symbols, or language, to interact.

Careers

Anthropology students are well prepared for a variety of interesting and rewarding careers. Some students choose to experience other cultures and social groups first hand by working internationally through NGOs, the Peace Corps or domestically through programs like Match Corps. Others find that the skills they’ve acquired through the major lend themselves to careers in law, public health, urban planning, social work, education or health administration. 

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 include:

  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Cultural Theory
  • Sexuality and Gender Across Cultures
  • Medicine and Health from a Global/Anthropological Perspective
  • Biopolitics in Medical Anthropology
  • Tourism and Anthropology
  • Indigenous Peoples of the Americas
  • Latin America: An Ethnographic Perspective
  • Anthropology of Human Rights
  • Anthropology of Race
  • Law and Order: The Anthropology of Justice
  • Sex and Gender in the Middle East
  • Sex, Leadership, and the Evolution of Human Societies
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Global Pop
  • Anthropology of Music
  • Cognitive Science
  • Religion and the American Environment
  • Leadership and the Social Sciences

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Candidates for admission must have a high school diploma (or recognized equivalent)
  • Must have completed a minimum of 16 units of secondary school coursework. Minimum requirements include four units in English, three in college preparatory mathematics (including Algebra I, II, and Geometry), and at least two each in history, laboratory science, and a second language (two units of the same language, including American Sign Language). 
  • SAT or ACT Test Requirements
  • Present evidence of academic achievements in the form of a high school transcript, which indicates that they have received, or are in the process of earning, a high school diploma. 
  • International students must present comparable evidence of academic achievement. 
  • English proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56860 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56860 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Richmond

  • 1071 - 1750 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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