Department of Philosophy Graduate School of Liberal Arts Duquesne University

Department of Philosophy Graduate School of Liberal Arts Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
28%
72%
student ratio
76
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 15
fall application deadline
26%
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 9
    • Doctoral Degrees 9
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

26% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 138
    • Accepted 36
    • Acceptance Rate 26
    • Enrolled 11
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic Not Reported
    • Application Fee - International Not Reported
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th February 15th 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, bachelor's degree in philosophy, minimum GPA of 3.5
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, master's degree in philosophy, minimum GPA of 3.75
    • 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 awardsMay 1
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students76
    • Female Percentage28%
    • Male Percentage72%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students76
    • Part-time Percentage4%
    • Full-time Percentage96%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian80%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown15%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty22
    • Full-time Percentage82%
    • Part-time Percentage18%
    • Female Percentage32%
    • Male Percentage68%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPhenomenology, twentieth century Continental philosophy, history of philosophy
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Philosophy

Graduate School of Liberal Arts
Duquesne University

600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282-0001
United States

Dr. Ronald Polansky

Acting Chair

Phone: 412-396-6572
Email: polansky@duq.edu

Ms. Linda Rendulic

Assistant to the Dean

Phone: 412-396-6400
Email: rendulic@duq.edu


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