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Brandeis University

Department of Philosophy

Waltham, MA

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Brandeis University

Overview

Brandeis University / Department of Philosophy is located in Waltham, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Proseminar; symbolic logic; paper

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

94
Applied
35
Accepted
12
Enrolled
37%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Transcripts, recommendation letters, resume, statement of purpose, critical writing sample

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

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

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American 5%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 10%

Gender

Male (75%)
Female (25%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 0
Male (8)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Metaphysics and epistemology, ethics, social and political philosophy, philosophy of language, logic, philosophy of mind and cognitive science, early modern philosophy, aesthetics, philosophy of law
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 415 South Street
Waltham, MA  02454-9110
United States
Contact Dr. Kate Moran
Department Chair
Email: kmoran@brandeis.edu
Phone: 781-736-2789

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