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Loyola University Chicago

Department of Philosophy

Chicago, IL

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Overview

Loyola University Chicago / Department of Philosophy is located in Chicago, IL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 3

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
Oral exam paper/thesis
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Oral exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

131
Applied
35
Accepted
16
Enrolled
27%

Applying

50
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 January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

63
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
95%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.7%
Black or African American 1.59%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 9.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.17%
Unknown 9.52%

Gender

Male (82%)
Female (17%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 0
Male (15)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Social-political philosophy, ethics, continental philosophy, history of philosophy, analytic philosophy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1032 West Sheridan Road
Crown Center, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL  60611
United States
Contact Dr. Mark Waymack
Chair
Email: mwaymac@luc.edu
Phone: 773-508-2738
Fax: 773-508-2292