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Fordham University

Department of Philosophy

New York, NY

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Fordham University

Overview

Fordham University / Department of Philosophy is located in New York, NY, 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 10
Doctoral Degrees 8

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
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

144
Applied
32
Accepted
16
Enrolled
22%

Applying

70
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 4th Not reported Yes
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 650

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 4
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

66
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
87%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.58%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.52%

Gender

Male (74%)
Female (25%)

Faculty

31
Total faculty
Full-time - 31
Part-time - 0
Male (21)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Contemporary Continental philosophy (including German idealism), philosophy of religion, medieval philosophy, ethics, epistemology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 441 East Fordham Road
New York, NY  10458
United States
Contact Dr. Giorgio Pini
Department Chair
Email: pini@fordham.edu
Phone: 718-817-2779
Fax: 718-817-3300