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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Department of Philosophy

Carbondale, IL

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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Overview

Southern Illinois University Carbondale / Department of Philosophy is located in Carbondale, IL, in a rural 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 15

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

39
Applied
26
Accepted
6
Enrolled
67%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.7
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.25

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

57
Total Graduate Students
71%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
28%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 5.26%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (82%)
Female (17%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 0
Male (9)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Continental philosophy, American philosophy, philosophy of mind, Asian philosophy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Carbondale, IL  62901-4701
United States
Contact Dr. Sara Beardsworth
Director of Graduate Studies
Email: beardswo@siu.edu
Phone: 618-453-7453