West Lafayette, IN
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
22%
78%
student ratio
45
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 2
fall application deadline
13%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Philosophy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

13% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 66
    • Accepted 9
    • Acceptance Rate 13
    • Enrolled 4
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 2nd January 2nd Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 1st December 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.4 or equivalent
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.4 or equivalent
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFinancial Support for Part-time Students

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students45
    • Female Percentage22%
    • Male Percentage78%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students45
    • Part-time Percentage20%
    • Full-time Percentage80%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian76%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown or International Student16%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty20
    • Full-time Percentage95%
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Female Percentage20%
    • Male Percentage80%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchContinental philosophy, ethics and social philosophy, analytic philosophy, history of philosophy, logic
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Philosophy

College of Liberal Arts
Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN 47907
United States

Rodney Bertolet

Head

Phone: 765-494-4275
Email: bertolet@purdue.edu

Vickie Sanders

Graduate Contact

Phone: 765-494-4275
Email: sanders@purdue.edu

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