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Department of Philosophy College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Wayne State University

  • Detroit, MI
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 5%95%
    student ratio
  • 20
    total students
  • $12,788 | $28,243
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • June 1
    fall application deadline
  • 23%
    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 2
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required for some and Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees 1, Required and oral exam, classroom lectures under supervision of Philosophy Department
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

23% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 34
    • Accepted 8
    • Acceptance Rate 23
    • Enrolled 5
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st May 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline October 1st September 1st Yes
    • Spring deadline February 1st January 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test or minimum upper-division undergraduate GPA of 2.6 from accredited college or 3.0 from unaccredited college; prerequisites should include courses in logic, value theory, and the history of philosophy
    • Doctoral's Degreesminimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, undergraduate major or substantial work in philosophy, writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TWE recommended, 6 TWE paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$12,788
    • Out-of-state tuition *$28,243
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,367.00
    • 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students20
    • Female Percentage5%
    • Male Percentage95%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students20
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Full-time Percentage95%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino11%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian79%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total FacultyNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage-2147483548%
    • Male Percentage-2147483648%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMetaphysics, ancient philosophy, philosophy of art, ethics, philosophy of science
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Philosophy

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Dr. John Corvino

Chair

Phone: 313-577-6099
Email: r.yanal@wayne.edu

Dr. Bruce Russell

Professor and Graduate Advisor

Phone: 313-577-6105
Email: bruce.russell@wayne.edu



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