Department of Philosophy Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Boston College

Department of Philosophy Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
15%
85%
student ratio
91
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 2
fall application deadline
35%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Philosophy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 17
    • Doctoral Degrees 12
    • 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? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

35% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 233
    • Accepted 83
    • Acceptance Rate 35
    • Enrolled 26
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 2nd January 2nd Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students91
    • Female Percentage15%
    • Male Percentage85%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students91
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian74%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races6%
    • Unknown9%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchHistory of philosophy, metaphysics, ethics, Continental philosophy, ancient philosophy, philosophy of science, social theory
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Philosophy

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Boston College

140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3800
United States

Dr. Arthur Madigan

Chairperson

Phone: 617-552-3847
Email: arhtur.madigan@bc.edu

Dr. Gary Gurtler

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 617-552-3872
Email: gary.gurtler@bc.edu


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