Department of Philosophy and Religion College of Arts and Sciences American University

Department of Philosophy and Religion College of Arts and Sciences American University

Washington, DC
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
50%
50%
student ratio
14
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
67%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Philosophy Master of Arts (MA) [history of philosophy]
      Master of Arts (MA) [philosophy and social policy]
    • Ethics, Peace, And Global Affairs Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 7
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

67% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 31
    • Accepted 21
    • Acceptance Rate 67
    • Enrolled 5
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $80
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, writing sample
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students14
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students14
    • Part-time Percentage21%
    • Full-time Percentage79%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian54%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races8%
    • Unknown22%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty21
    • Full-time Percentage57%
    • Part-time Percentage43%
    • Female Percentage38%
    • Male Percentage62%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchOriental religion, classical and medieval philosophy, philosophy of law and ethics, comparative religion, philosophy of science
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Philosophy and Religion

College of Arts and Sciences
American University

Battelle Tompkins, 1st Floor 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 22016-8056
United States

Dr. Amy Oliver

Chair

Phone: 202-885-2140
Fax: 202-885-1094
Email: aoliver@american.edu

Kathleen Clowery

Director, Graduate Admissions

Phone: 202-885-3621
Fax: 202-885-1505
Email: clowery@american.edu


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