Founded in 1967, the Department of Anthropology at Wichita State University has grown from three faculty members to eight. The Holmes Museum of Anthropology, research laboratories, darkroom, mainframe, various field research stations and department library are among the special facilities available to all students. Several graduate assistantships are available, including the city archaeologist position.

This department website provides details on matters such as admission, financial aid, special programs and facilities and student activities and organizations.