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Rice University

Department of Philosophy

Houston, TX

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Overview

Rice University / Department of Philosophy is located in Houston, TX, 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 4
Doctoral Degrees 5

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

78
Applied
13
Accepted
5
Enrolled
17%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 90

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available

Student Body

29
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.45%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 6.9%

Gender

Male (75%)
Female (24%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 1
Male (10)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Metaphysics, philosophy of law, philosophy of science, medical ethics, philosophy of language
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 6100 Main Street
PO Box 1892
Houston, TX  77251-1892
United States
Contact Steven G. Crowell
Chairman
Email: crowell@rice.edu
Phone: 713-348-2719
Fax: 713-348-5847

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