Admission Requirements for Doctoral Program in Anthropological Sciences 

Application procedures and requirements determined by the University at Stony Brook, as set forth in this bulletin, must be followed. Applications will be reviewed by the admissions committee of the IDPAS, and successful applicants will be considered for financial assistance through the award of a teaching assistantship (TA) by the TA committee of the IDPAS. All rules, regulations, and requirements of the Graduate School, Stony Brook University, must be satisfied in addition to those described in this section. Interested students should request information as early as possible, especially if they plan to apply for financial aid.

In addition to the admission requirements of the Graduate School, the IDPAS requires:

A. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college. A minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B) in all undergraduate coursework and 3.25 in the major field of concentration;

B. Results of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test;

C. Test of English as a Foreign Language for non-native speakers of English. Minimum score: 550 (paper exam) or 213 (computer-based exam) or 90 (internet-based exam);

D. Acceptance by the IDPAS and the Graduate School.