The Department of Anthropology accepts approximately 10 to 20 new students each year into a graduate student body numbering between 50 and 70 students. The graduate admissions process at UBC is a collaboration between the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and the Department of Anthropology. For detailed information on how to apply, see Application Procedures. If you have any questions after exploring these pages, please feel free to contact the Graduate Program Assistant for Anthropology: Eleanore Asuncion.

The deadline for the 2017-2018 academic year is December 1, 2016. Click here for a PDF of the guide for prospective graduate students.

Please note that applictions are submitted online, however, one (1) copy of all official transcripts in sealed envelopes and endorsed by the issuing institution need to be received by the Anthropology Graduate Office at the address below by December 11, 2016.

Graduate Assistant– Admissions
Department of Anthropology
University of British Columbia
6303 NW Marine Drive
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1