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Marquette University

Department of Philosophy

Milwaukee, WI

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Overview

Marquette University / Department of Philosophy is located in Milwaukee, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Phenomenology and existentialism
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Philosophy of religion
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Early modern European philosophy
Master of Arts (MA) History of philosophy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ancient philosophy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Christian philosophy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) German philosophy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ethics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) British empiricism and analytic philosophy
Master of Arts (MA) Social and applied philosophy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medieval philosophy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 6

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Varies
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Written and oral qualifying exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

59
Applied
26
Accepted
9
Enrolled
44%

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 February 15th February 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Official transcripts from all current and previous colleges/universities except Marquette, statement of purpose, at least three letters of recommendation, sample of philosophical writing
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Official transcripts from all current and previous colleges/universities except Marquette, statement of purpose, at least three letters of recommendation, sample of philosophical writing

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 530

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

48
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
79%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.08%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 25%

Gender

Male (72%)
Female (27%)

Faculty

31
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 8
Male (23)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Aristotle, Augustine, Descartes, Hegel, Heidegger
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
236,274

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI  53201-1881
United States
Contact Dr. John Jones
Chair
Phone: 414-288-5938

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