Department of Philosophy College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences University of Houston

Department of Philosophy College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences University of Houston

Houston, TX
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
17%
83%
student ratio
24
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 15
fall application deadline
95%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Philosophy Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 10
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required for some and thesis or additional course requirements
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

95% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 46
    • Accepted 44
    • Acceptance Rate 95
    • Enrolled 13
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $40
    • Application Fee - International $40
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 15th April 1st 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 of 18 hours of course work in philosophy; minimum GPA of 3.3 in last 60 hours
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 10
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students24
    • Female Percentage17%
    • Male Percentage83%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students24
    • Part-time Percentage33%
    • Full-time Percentage67%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian86%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty8
    • Full-time Percentage88%
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Female Percentage12%
    • Male Percentage88%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSkepticism, nominalism, history of philosophy, cognitive science
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Philosophy

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
University of Houston

4800 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX 77204
United States

Dr. Cynthia Freeland

Chairperson

Phone: 713-743-3010
Fax: 713-743-5162
Email: cfreeland@uh.edu


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