Ph.D. On Campus


Colorado State University

30858 USD/year
30858 USD/year
15130 USD/year
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The Ph.D. in Anthropology at Colorado State University houses a diverse faculty that includes cultural anthropologists, archaeologists, biological anthropologists, and geographers whose scholarship spans the breadth of human experience.


The Ph.D. in Anthropology at Colorado State University supports advanced coursework and research with a focus on place, space, and adaptation. Students achieve this perspective on the discipline by engaging with a curriculum infused with geographic methods and approaches. 

This program provides students with the skills and expertise to address research questions that 

  • sit at the intersection of anthropology and geography, 
  • apply geographic methods to anthropological questions, and 
  • critically evaluate the impact of place and space on human/ecosystem adaptation. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Osteology
  • Approaches to Community-Based Development
  • Method in Cultural Anthropology
  • Ethnographic Field School
  • Ethnographic Field Methods
  • Cultures of Virtual Worlds–Research Methods
  • Community Development from the Ground Up
  • Zooarchaeology

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72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admissions Form
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Copies of transcripts from each college/university attended
  • GRE General Test scores
  • Writing sample
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Recent TOEFL scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30858 USD/year
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  • National

    30858 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 30858 USD per year
  • In-State

    15130 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15130 USD per year

Living costs for Fort Collins

1210 - 1800 USD /month
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