Department of Philosophy College of Arts and Sciences University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Department of Philosophy College of Arts and Sciences University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Buffalo, NY
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
11%
89%
student ratio
47
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 2
fall application deadline
93%
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 5
    • Doctoral Degrees 8
    • 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? No
    • 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

93% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 32
    • Accepted 30
    • Acceptance Rate 93
    • Enrolled 7
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • 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, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 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 awardsJanuary 20
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students47
    • Female Percentage11%
    • Male Percentage89%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students47
    • Part-time Percentage57%
    • Full-time Percentage43%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian91%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty20
    • Full-time Percentage90%
    • Part-time Percentage10%
    • Female Percentage20%
    • Male Percentage80%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchLogic, metaphysics (historical and contemporary), aesthetics, epistemology, ethics (historical and contemporary), ontology, social and political
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$3,656,608

Location & Contact

Department of Philosophy

College of Arts and Sciences
University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
United States

Dr. David Hershenov

Chair

Phone: 716-645-0150
Fax: 716-645-6139
Email: dh25@buffalo.edu

Dr. Neil Williams

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 716-645-0161
Fax: 716-645-6139
Email: new@buffalo.edu


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