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American University

Department of Philosophy and Religion

Washington, DC

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Overview

American University / Department of Philosophy and Religion is located in Washington, DC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Philosophy
Master of Arts (MA) Ethics, peace, and global affairs

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE; Please visit website: https://www.american.edu/cas/philrel/
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

29
Applied
26
Accepted
25
Enrolled
90%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE; Please visit website: https://www.american.edu/cas/philrel/
Master's Degree Requirements Writing sample, statement of purpose, transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

20
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15%
Black or African American 10%
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 9
Male (14)
Female (11)

Location & Contact

Address Battelle Tompkins, Room 120
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  22016-8056
United States
Contact Dr. Ellen Feder
Department Chair
Email: philrel@american.edu
Phone: 202-885-2925

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