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

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

Detroit, MI
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
22%
78%
student ratio
18
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
May 1
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 5
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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

26% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 57
    • Accepted 15
    • Acceptance Rate 26
    • Enrolled 1
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline May 1st May 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline October 1st September 1st Yes
    • Spring deadline February 1st January 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesAdmission to Graduate School, writing sample, personal statement, and three letters of recommendation, GRE if upper division GPA is below 2.75 (or 3.0 if from unaccredited college)
    • Doctoral's Degreesadmission to Graduate School, minimum undergraduate upper division GPA of 3.0, undergraduate major or substantial work in philosophy, writing sample, and personal statement, three letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based, TWE required, 6 TWE paper based, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score 85)

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 awardsMarch 31
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students18
    • Female Percentage22%
    • Male Percentage78%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students18
    • Part-time Percentage28%
    • Full-time Percentage72%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian82%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown6%

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: j.corvino@wayne.edu

Dr. Sean Stidd

Director of Graduate Admissions

Email: aj7365@wayne.edu


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