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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Philosophy

Madison, WI

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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Department of Philosophy is located in Madison, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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
Preliminary exams
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Preliminary exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

157
Applied
17
Accepted
11%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No
Spring deadline October 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements BA in philosophy or related area

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

75
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.67%
Black or African American 1.33%
White or Caucasian 94%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (80%)
Female (20%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 2
Male (20)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: History of philosophy, logic, philosophy of science, philosophy of mind, metaphysics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI  53706-1380
United States
Contact Dan Hausman
Phone: 608-262-1234

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