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Anthropology, Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Alma, MI, United States
The Anthropology major at Alma College gives you a deeper understanding of yourself as well as humankind and culture in general. Studying anthropology as a major or minor also exposes you to tools that help you become a lifelong learner who comprehends world issues.
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From archaeology to linguistics to botany, anthropology closely connects to all studies in the liberal arts, giving you a well-rounded education.

Anthropology students from Alma College develop a skill set that is in high demand. It also gives you the opportunity to insert your personal interests into your studies.

As an anthropology major you will have many opportunities for hands-on experiences—travel-based courses, fieldwork, service learning, clubs and honor societies.


Alma College Anthropology major prepares you for graduate study in the social sciences. You also are prepared to explore career possibilities in a wide variety of fields, including sociology, social work, business, non-profit and personnel administration, law, ministry, public health, museum curatorship, forensics, corrections, government,  international development, linguistics, foreign service, national park service, genealogy, social psychology, linguistics, technical writing, journalism, ethnobotany, environmental sciences, and eco-tourism, among many others.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Introduction to Anthropology
  • Topics in Anthropology
  • Intro to Cultural Anthropology
  • Principles of Archaeology
  • Fund. of Biological Anthropology
  • Michigan Archaeological Fieldwork
  • Ethnobotany
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Topics in Anthropology
  • Indigenous Cultures

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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.

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General Requirements

  • Complete a free Alma College Application online or through the Common Application
  • Transfer Students — Official transcripts, in English, of all college coursework must also be sent directly to Alma from the institutions attended
  • International Student Declaration of Finance Form
  • All international students on F-1 or J-1 visa are required to provide evidence of sufficient finances to support their U.S. education. Sources of funding may be from parents, guardians, or a sponsor.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42352 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42352 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Alma

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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