Anthropology PhD

College of Arts and Sciences

Program Description

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program in Anthropology at UB aims to prepare graduate students for entry into academic and professional positions with a high-level of specialized training both in research and teaching. The many field projects and diverse range of technical and material laboratories operated by our department foster the creation and cultivation of research objectives within a thriving academic community. 

Program Contact

Maria Portera
380 Academic Center
Buffalo, NY 14261
Phone: 716-645-6242
Fax: 716-645-3808

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 72 Hours


  • 5 Years

Application Fee

  • $75

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.