45
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Purdue University / Department of Philosophy is located in West Lafayette, IN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

66
Applied
9
Accepted
4
Enrolled
14%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 2nd January 2nd No
Spring deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.4 or equivalent
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.4 or equivalent
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

45
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.44%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.22%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.22%
Unknown 2.22%

Gender

Male (77%)
Female (22%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time (19)
Part-time (1)
Male (16)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Continental philosophy, ethics and social philosophy, analytic philosophy, history of philosophy, logic
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address West Lafayette, IN  47907
United States
Contact Christopher L. Yeomans
Head
Email: cyeomans@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-4275