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Temple University

Department of Philosophy

Philadelphia, PA

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Temple University

Overview

Temple University / Department of Philosophy is located in Philadelphia, PA, 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 3
Doctoral Degrees 1

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
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

25
Applied
12
Accepted
3
Enrolled
48%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st December 15th No
Spring deadline October 1st August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
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
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

33
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
87%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.09%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 72%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.06%
Unknown 3.03%

Gender

Male (63%)
Female (36%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 2
Male (10)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: History of philosophy, European philosophy, aesthetics, analytic philosophy, pragmatism
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19122-6096
United States
Contact Dr. Kristen Gjesdal
Director
Email: kgiesdal@temple.edu
Phone: 215-715-7519