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University of Pittsburgh

Department of Philosophy

Pittsburgh , PA

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University of Pittsburgh

Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Department of Philosophy is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 2

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Minimum of 72 credit hours, proficiency in logic

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

169
Applied
18
Accepted
8
Enrolled
11%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 10th January 10th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Curriculum vitae, statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation, sample of written work

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 577
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 10
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

50
Total Graduate Students
40%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (34%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 0
Male (13)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Metaphysics and epistemology, logic and philosophy of science, history of Western philosophy, moral and political philosophy, philosophy of mind and language
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1001 Cathedral of Learning
4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. Robert Batterman
Chair
Phone: 412-624-5775

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