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Brown University

Department of Philosophy

Providence, RI

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Overview

Brown University / Department of Philosophy is located in Providence, RI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 3

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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

240
Applied
15
Accepted
6
Enrolled
6%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 2nd Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 2
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

27
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.7%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 81%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 11.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.7%

Gender

Male (77%)
Female (22%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 1
Male (11)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, political philosophy, history of philosophy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Box 1918
45 Prospect Street
Providence, RI  02912
United States
Contact Prof. Paul Guyer
Chair
Email: paul_guyer@brown.edu
Phone: 401-863-2718
Fax: 401-863-2719