Bachelor On Campus


Grand Valley State University

48 months
19750 USD/year
18844 USD/year
13244 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Anthropology program is housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences from Grand Valley State University. Students may major in anthropology or they may combine the study of anthropology with other majors or minors.


Why Study Anthropology at Grand Valley State University?

  • The anthropology program regularly sponsors locally based field schools in archaeology and cultural anthropology.
  • Opportunities for fieldwork and abroad are available with faculty.
  • Postfield independent research opportunities are available through the anthropology lab.
  • The Anthropology Club offers a community for students interested in anthropology and for organizing cultural and educational events.
  • The department awards scholarships and offers membership in the national anthropology honor society, Lambda Alpha.

Career Options

Anthropologists enjoy a variety of career options, including working with:

  • Archaeology agencies
  • Consumer groups
  • Developing countries
  • Environmental groups
  • International agencies
  • Law firms
  • Minority and women's groups
  • Museums

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Peoples and Cultures of the World 
  • Human Origins 
  • History of Anthropological Theory
  • Origins of Civilization 
  • Contemporary Anthropological Theory 
  • Practicing Anthropology 
  • Methods in Biological Anthropology 
  • Advanced Crosscultural Linguistics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International Application
  • $30 Application Fee
  • Personal Statement
  • Transcripts
  • Test Scores
  • Verification of Financial Support

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19750 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    18844 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18844 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    13244 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13244 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Allendale

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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