Illinois State University, based in Normal, IL offers a fully funded master’s in Anthropology. The anthropology master’s program at Illinois State is flexible and individualized. The anthropology graduate program builds on their fully developed four-field program in archaeology, anthropological linguistics, cultural anthropology, and biological anthropology. Within that, they offer five concentrations. Graduate Assistantships include a tuition waiver and monthly stipend or hourly wage. Roughly 45% of our students are offered assistantships. Tuition waivers provide up to 100 percent scholarship on all tuition. Scholarships and fellowships are awarded competitively by the Graduate School.