Application Information

How to apply to the Master of Arts in Anthropology at the University of Louisville.

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 For Fall admission 2023, May 1. (Individuals desiring consideration for Graduate Assistantships should apply by March 24)

  1. For spring admission: November 1st.


We use a holistic approach to assess each applicant’s potential for success in our program, which means we consider all aspects of your record: academics, recommendations, and personal statement. However, our criteria include an undergraduate GPA of minimally 3.0 from an accredited college or university.

Applicants must complete/submit:

  1. Online graduate application for admission.
  2. A statement of interests covering relevant experience and aspirations. This letter is absolutely critical to your successful application, as it helps us assess where you might find common interests among Department faculty.
  3. Official transcripts.
  4. Three letters of reference addressing the candidate's readiness for graduate school, academic abilities, and potential for success.  One letter may be from an employer.

Applicants may choose to submit a writing sample.

Details concerning the application process can be viewed on the official web-page of the University of Louisville School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies.


Questions concerning the program or application process should be directed to the Director of Graduate StudiesDr. Lisa Markowitz.