Carbondale, IL
location
Public
type
Rural
setting
18%
82%
student ratio
57
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Rolling
fall application deadline
66%
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 6
    • Doctoral Degrees 15
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language and Thesis Required
    • Doctoral Degrees 2 Foreign Languages and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

66% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 39
    • Accepted 26
    • Acceptance Rate 66
    • Enrolled 6
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Not Reported
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 2.7
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.25
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

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 awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students57
    • Female Percentage18%
    • Male Percentage82%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students57
    • Part-time Percentage72%
    • Full-time Percentage28%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian61%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown or International Student33%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty11
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage18%
    • Male Percentage82%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchContinental philosophy, American philosophy, philosophy of mind, Asian philosophy
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Philosophy

College of Liberal Arts
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Carbondale, IL 62901-4701
United States

Dr. Sara Beardsworth

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 618-453-7453
Email: beardswo@siu.edu

Ms. Mary Kay Bledsoe

Administrative Assistant

Phone: 618-453-7432
Email: philgrad@siu.edu


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