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Graduate Admission

General Information

The Department of Anthropology offers the following advanced degrees: the Master of Arts (MA)* in Anthropology and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Anthropology.

the Masters of Arts (M.A.) graduate application will not be offered in September 2022 via the Graduate application (for matriculation in 2023-2024). The M.A. in Anthropology is only offered to current Stanford students

Admissions Calendar

The Graduate Admissions season is open beginning in September each year for applications to be submitted by the published deadline in December [for matriculation beginning in the following academic year]. Decision status information will be available in March. After April 15th each year, the Graduate Admissions season is closed until the following September.

April 2022 - August 2022: Graduate Application period is closed
September 2022 - December 2022: Graduate Application period opens
March 2023 - Decision status is available