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University of California, San Diego

Department of Philosophy

La Jolla, CA

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Overview

University of California, San Diego / Department of Philosophy is located in La Jolla, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
3 quarters of teaching assistantship; original essay

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

224
Applied
29
Accepted
7
Enrolled
13%

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 20th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

42
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
97%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (76%)
Female (23%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Philosophy of science, ethics and social-political philosophy, history of philosophy, epistemology and metaphysics, philosophy of mind and language
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA  92093
United States
Contact Jonathan Cohen
Chair
Email: joncohen@aardvark.ucsd.edu
Phone: 858-534-6812