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University of Chicago

Department of Philosophy

Chicago, IL

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Overview

University of Chicago / Department of Philosophy is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Philosophy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ancient philosophy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
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? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

236
Applied
14
Accepted
7
Enrolled
6%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 15-20 page writing sample, statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts for all previous degrees and institutions attended

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 104
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

44
Total Graduate Students
43%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.27%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.55%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 2.27%

Gender

Male (72%)
Female (27%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Kant, history of analytic philosophy, ancient philosophy, philosophy of mind, philosophy of action
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1115 East 58th Street
Chicago, IL  60637
United States
Contact Dr. Gabriel Lear
Chair
Email: wweaver@uchicago.edu
Phone: 773-702-5078

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