Department of Philosophy and Religion College of Arts and Sciences American University

Department of Philosophy and Religion College of Arts and Sciences American University

Washington, DC
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
55%
45%
student ratio
29
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
85%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Ethics, Peace, And Global Affairs Master of Arts (MA)
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees 1, Required and Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

85% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 42
    • Accepted 36
    • Acceptance Rate 85
    • Enrolled 16
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $55
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, writing sample, statement of purpose, transcripts, and 2 letters of recommendation, resume
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

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 awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students29
    • Female Percentage55%
    • Male Percentage45%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students29
    • Part-time Percentage21%
    • Full-time Percentage79%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American16%
    • White / Caucasian56%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown20%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty23
    • Full-time Percentage57%
    • Part-time Percentage43%
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%

Location & Contact

Department of Philosophy and Religion

College of Arts and Sciences
American University

Battelle Tompkins, 1st Floor 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 22016-8056
United States

Dr. Amy Oliver

Department Chair

Phone: 202-885-2140
Fax: 202-885-1094
Email: aoliver@american.edu

Kathleen Clowery

Associate Director, Graduate Admissions

Phone: 202-885-3621
Fax: 202-885-1505
Email: clowery@american.edu


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