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The University of Western Ontario

Department of Philosophy

London, ON

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The University of Western Ontario

Overview

The University of Western Ontario / Department of Philosophy is located in London, ON, in a suburban 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 8
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees 1 competency exam
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
2 competency exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

74
Applied
31
Accepted
17
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 Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Honors degree

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

55
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
94%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (76%)
Female (23%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 0
Male (19)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Philosophy of science, history of philosophy, philosophy of law, ethics, epistemology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1151 Richmond Street
London, ON  N6A 3K7
Canada
Contact Dr. John Thorp
Phone: 519-661-2111