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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Department of Philosophy

Buffalo , NY

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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Overview

University at Buffalo, the State University of New York / Department of Philosophy is located in Buffalo, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Varies
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21
Applied
14
Accepted
8
Enrolled
67%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 4th January 4th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

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
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

43
Total Graduate Students
18%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.98%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6.98%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (88%)
Female (11%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 2
Male (16)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Logic, metaphysics (historical and contemporary), aesthetics, epistemology, ethics (historical and contemporary), ontology, social and political
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,656,608

Location & Contact

Address Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY  14260
United States
Contact Dr. Neil Williams
Chair
Email: new@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-0161
Fax: 716-645-6139

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