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Georgia State University

Department of Philosophy

Atlanta, GA

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Overview

Georgia State University / Department of Philosophy is located in Atlanta, GA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Arts/Juris Doctor (MA/JD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 22

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

153
Applied
64
Accepted
22
Enrolled
42%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Writing sample, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards August 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits

Student Body

55
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.45%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.64%
Unknown 5.45%

Gender

Male (78%)
Female (21%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 0
Male (13)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Social and political philosophy, neurophilosophy (empirical philosophy of mind), Kant and post-Kantian German philosophy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 4089
Atlanta, GA  30302-4089
United States
Contact Dr. George Rainbolt
Chair
Email: grainbolt@gsu.edu
Phone: 404-413-6109
Fax: 404-413-6124