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Department of Philosophy Graduate School Vanderbilt University

  • Nashville, TN
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 47%53%
    student ratio
  • 43
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 5%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Philosophy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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 Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 1, Required, Required and final and qualifying exams
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

5% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 152
    • Accepted 8
    • Acceptance Rate 5
    • Enrolled 6
  • 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 January 15th January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 570 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitCSS Profile and FAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students43
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students43
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian82%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native3%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty17
    • Full-time Percentage94%
    • Part-time Percentage6%
    • Female Percentage24%
    • Male Percentage76%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAncient, medieval, and modern philosophy; philosophy of science; ethics; philosophy of language; philosophy of religion
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Philosophy

Graduate School
Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN 37240-1001
United States

Dr. Robert Talisse

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 615-343-8671
Fax: 615-343-7259
Email: robert.talisse@vanderbilt.edu

Rebecca Davenport

Administrative Assistant

Phone: 615-322-2637
Fax: 615-343-7259
Email: rebecca.davenport@vanderbilt.edu



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