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Temple University

Department of Philosophy

Philadelphia, PA

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Overview

Temple University / Department of Philosophy is located in Philadelphia, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 4

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
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

29
Applied
12
Accepted
7
Enrolled
41%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of goals, resume, writing sample, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of goals, writing sample, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits

Student Body

34
Total Graduate Students
14%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.82%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5.88%
Unknown 8.82%

Gender

Male (70%)
Female (29%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 2
Male (12)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Hermeneutics, philosophy of mind and language, epistemology cognitive science, philosophy of the human sciences, aesthetics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19122-6096
United States
Contact Kristin Gjesdal
Chair
Email: kgjesdal@temple.edu
Phone: 215-204-1742

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