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University of Michigan

Department of Philosophy

Ann Arbor , MI

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University of Michigan

Overview

University of Michigan / Department of Philosophy is located in Ann Arbor, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 0
Doctoral Degrees 7

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
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
Oral defense of dissertation

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

207
Applied
17
Accepted
5
Enrolled
8%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 13th December 13th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, writing sample
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 560
TOEFL IBT score: 84

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 13
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits

Student Body

44
Total Graduate Students
29%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.36%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 45%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 11.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.27%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (61%)
Female (38%)

Faculty

27
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 0
Male (18)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ethics, metaphysics, philosophy of language and mind, political and social philosophy, philosophy of science
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
38,091

Location & Contact

Address 2215 Angell Hall
435 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-1003
United States
Contact Prof. Tad M. Schmaltz
Chair
Email: phil-chair@umich.edu
Phone: 734-764-6285
Fax: 734-763-8071

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