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University of South Florida

Department of Philosophy

Tampa, FL

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University of South Florida

Overview

University of South Florida / Department of Philosophy is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Philosophy Philosophy and religion
Master of Arts (MA) Liberal arts Social and political thought
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Philosophy Philosophy and religion

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 10

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

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24
Applied
18
Accepted
11
Enrolled
75%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 2nd February 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 15th August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test Scores
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, three letters of recommendation, 10-page philosophy writing sample, statement of philosophical interests
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test Scores
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, three letters of recommendation, 10-page philosophy writing sample, statement of philosophical interests

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

52
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.77%
Black or African American 5.77%
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.92%
Unknown 15.38%

Gender

Male (80%)
Female (19%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 0
Male (11)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Medieval philosophy, early modern philosophy (seventeenth-, eighteenth-, and twentieth-century Continental philosophy), feminist philosophy, social philosophy, ethics, philosophy of science
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
41,408

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL  33620-9951
United States
Contact Dr. William Goodwin
Associate Professor and Chair
Email: wgoodwin@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-5670

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