three letters of recommendation from individuals who are familiar with your academic history (generally former or present instructors) on letterhead from the institution or business of your recommenders.
required Departmental files (if your prefer)
include the application fee of $45.00 for domestic students or $65.00 for international students
official GRE scores (required by the Anthropology Department)
TOEFL scores (required of international students only)
Mail a hard copy of your official transcripts and any other documents you would like to include to:
MU Graduate School
210 Jesse Hall
Uuniversity of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, Mo, 65211-1160
Please note: the MU Graduate School requires each applicant to have on file an official copy of their final transcript, showing the date your degree was award. All application materials submitted will be available to Departments throughout the application process.
Deadlines: Spring semester (spring semester begins in January): October 15, of the year prior to admission (no departmental financial aid available for this term). Fall semester (fall semester begins in August): January 10 of the year you wish to attend.
Graduate students maybe eligible for various fellowships, scholarships, grants, and graduate teaching assistantships. If you intend to apply for any of these, you should apply as early as possible because deadlines vary, and are set by the Graduate School . In order to be nominated by the Anthropology Department for a Graduate School fellowship, you must have already been accepted by the MU Graduate School and Anthropology Graduate Program. For applicants who are applying for additional/other funding sources (i.e. student loans, pale grant, scholarships/fellowships) your file should be complete by date stipulated by providers.
Contact the Department of Anthropology office (573-882-4731 or email email@example.com) if you have questions or concerns. You may also contact the MU Graduate School at