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Duquesne University

Department of Philosophy

Pittsburgh, PA

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Duquesne University

Overview

Duquesne University / Department of Philosophy is located in Pittsburgh, PA, 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 6
Doctoral Degrees 4

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
1 Foreign Language
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

94
Applied
39
Accepted
15
Enrolled
41%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in philosophy, minimum GPA of 3.5
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in philosophy, minimum GPA of 3.75

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

52
Total Graduate Students
30%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.92%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.92%
Unknown 3.85%

Gender

Male (76%)
Female (23%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 4
Male (15)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Phenomenology, Twentieth-Century Continental philosophy, history of philosophy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15282-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Ronald Polansky
Chair
Email: polansky@duq.edu
Phone: 412-396-6500

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