Top Anthropology Doctoral Programs

University of Michigan Ann Arbor Department of Anthropology is the top-ranked department in the US, according to the National Research Council Report for the Study of Research-Doctorate Programs. Courses offered in Medical Anthropology are Nutritional Anthropometry, Anthropology of Kinship, Demographic Approaches in Anthropology, Anthropology of Science and Ethics, etc.

U of Michigan is also ranked joint top in the nation for its anthropology programs by the U.S. News and World 2009, equal first with U of Chicago.

NRC Ranking of Top Anthropology Doctoral Programs:

1 University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

1 University of Chicago

3 University of California–Berkeley

4 Harvard University

5 University of Arizona

6 University of Pennsylvania

7 Stanford University

8 Yale University

8 University of California–Los Angeles (UCLA)

8 University of California–San Diego (UCSD)

Source: National Research Council (NRC) 1995

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World of University Ranking and League Table

In UK there are some university league tables published every year by The Times, The Independent, The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Times and The Guardian. In Australia the Good Universities Guide rating is a very useful handbook for anyone choosing a tertiary institution. For more information please see University Ranking by Country.

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