Bachelor On Campus


University of Mary Washington

48 months
25104 USD/year
25104 USD/year
8678 USD/year
Tuition fee
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What do West African farmers and Wall Street investors have in common? The bachelor’s program in Anthropology from University of Mary Washington takes you around the globe and throughout history to learn what it means to be human. Explore morality, religion and more and take advantage of our summer course in Guyana and opportunities for student research in places like Madagascar, Haiti, and Egypt.


On your journey through the Anthropology program from University of Mary Washington, you’ll take courses such as Introduction to Cultural and Social Anthropology, Ethnography, Arguments in Anthropology, Anthropology of Art, and Theories of Culture.

Key facts:

Internship opportunities abound for UMW Anthropology majors. Snag a spot at the Micah Ecumenical Shelter, Thurman Brisben Homeless Shelter, or disAbility Resource Center. Or you could gather valuable professional experience at places like Empowerhouse, Refugee Resettlement Services, the Lloyd F. Moss Free Clinic, Rappahannock Legal Services, the Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice, Rappahannock Regional Jail, the Human Rights Campaign, the U.S. Census Bureau, and more.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Cultural and Social Anthropology 
  • The Anthropology of “Race”
  • The Anthropology of Gender
  • Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica
  • Special Studies in Ethnography
  • Ethnography
  • Arguments in Anthropology
  • The Anthropology of Art
  • Political Anthropology
  • Anthropology of Religion

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

  • UMW accepts both The Common Application and the UMW Application. Please submit the application along with an essay, application fee, or approved waiver.
  • Create a ZeeMee profile to bring your application to life!  Share your passion, talents, and interests through videos or photos directly with your admissions counselor. 
  • Ask your guidance counselor to complete and sign the Secondary School Report, included on the Common Application, and provide a copy of your official high school transcript.
  • Submit at least one letter of recommendation. You may invite your guidance counselor, teacher, or school official.
  • Request your standardized test results be sent directly to UMW (SAT CEEB 5398, ACT 4414)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25104 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12552 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    25104 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12552 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8678 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4339 USD per semester during 48 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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