Department of Philosophy College of Arts and Sciences University of Memphis

Department of Philosophy College of Arts and Sciences University of Memphis

Memphis, TN
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
27%
73%
student ratio
30
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
41%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Philosophy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 7
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

41% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 58
    • Accepted 24
    • Acceptance Rate 41
    • Enrolled 5
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $35
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? No
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 2.5, 18 hours of undergraduate course work in philosophy, and 3 letters of recommendation, writing sample
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0, bachelor's degree in philosophy, and 3 letters of recommendation, writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students30
    • Female Percentage27%
    • Male Percentage73%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students30
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Full-time Percentage83%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino12%
    • Black / African American16%
    • White / Caucasian60%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races12%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty10
    • Full-time Percentage90%
    • Part-time Percentage10%
    • Female Percentage30%
    • Male Percentage70%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchContinental philosophy, ethics, analytic philosophy, feminist theory, Africana philosophy
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Philosophy

College of Arts and Sciences
University of Memphis

Memphis, TN 38152
United States

Dr. Deborah Tollefsen

Chair

Phone: 901-678-2535
Fax: 901-678-4365
Email: dtollfsn@memphis.edu

Dr. Mary Beth Mader

Coordinator of Admission

Phone: 901-678-4526


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