Most leading colleges and universities offer graduate degrees in physical anthropology. For information about some of these programs, click on the links below.

Arizona State University.

Boston University.

City University of New York.

Columbia University (EEEB).

Degree programs for forensic science (MA and PhD).

East Carolina University (MA). Osteology, primatology, bioarchaeology

Harvard University.

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (PhD). Functional anatomy, biological anthropology, paleontology, osteology

Leipzig School of Human Origins.

New York Consortium in Evolutionary Primatology.

New York University (M.A.).

New York University (Ph.D.).

Ohio State University.

Pennsylvania State University (MA and PhD).


The George Washington University (PhD). Paleoanthropology, primatology, evolutionary neuroscience, paleolithic archaeology, social cognition, paleoecology, evolutionary genetics

The Ohio State University (MA and PhD). Human anatomy

Tulane University.

University of Alaska, Anchorage (MA).

University of Alaska, Fairbanks.

University of Arkansas (MA and PhD). Paleoanthropology, dental anthropology, functional morphology, bioarchaeology

University of California (Santa Barbara).

University of Cambridge.

University of Colorado Denver - Anthropology Field School in Tanzania (Other). Study abroad, field school, tanzania, paleoanthropology

University of Iowa (MA and PhD).

University of Lincoln, UK (MSc). Forensic anthropology, disaster victim identification, human rights

University of Manitoba.

University of Minnesota (PhD). Paleoanthropology, primatology, zooarchaeology, geometric morphometrics, taphonomy, evolution of behavior and morphology of humans and other primates

University of Missouri (Anatomy).

University of Missouri (Anthropology).

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (MA and PhD). Evolution human behavior, bioarchaeology, paleoanthropology, evolutionary medicine, developmental origins of health and disease, diet

University of South Florida (MA and PhD). Applied anthropology, human biology, forensic anthropology, population genetics, demography

University of Tennessee, Knoxville.


Washington State University (PhD). Behavioral ecology, cultural transmission, paleodemography, ancient dna, evolutionary psychology

Washington University.

Wichita State University.

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