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Admissions

Interested in studying anthropology? Apply online today. If you are already enrolled in another BA program at Cal State LA and would like to add a major or minor in anthropology, contact the NSS Advisement Center or the anthropology department chair.  

Undergraduate Admissions

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  • Interested in applying to Cal State LA to major in anthropology?
  • Applicants are accepted for the fall and the spring semesters.

Graduate Admissions

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  • Interested in applying to Cal State LA to major in anthropology? 
  • Applicants are accepted in the fall and the spring semesters.
  • The deadline to apply for the fall semester is October 15 and the deadline to apply for the spring semester is March 1
  • Be prepared to upload a statement of purpose, transcripts from undergraduate institutions, and 3 letters of recommendation.
  • A writing sample is optional. Standardized test scores are not required.