Future students: Admissions

Why study anthropology at Wayne State?

Wayne State fully supports the integrated subdiscipline approach to anthropology, with research embracing, applied, business and organizational, medical, archaeology, linguistic, environmental, urban, cultural and biological anthropology questions. We use our location in Detroit to promote engaged research and community involvement. We are committed to interdisciplinary training to provide our students with the tools they need to meet contemporary challenges and develop solutions. Wayne State anthropology provides meaningful opportunities to learn about what is human, how we evolved and what lies in our future.

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