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The University of Kansas

Department of Philosophy

Lawrence, KS

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The University of Kansas

Overview

The University of Kansas / Department of Philosophy is located in Lawrence, KS, in a suburban 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 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14
Applied
10
Accepted
2
Enrolled
71%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
85
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st May 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Curriculum vitae or resume, statement of purpose, writing sample, three letters of recommendation, official academic transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Curriculum vitae or resume, statement of purpose, writing sample, three letters of recommendation, official academic transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

28
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.57%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.57%
Unknown 7.14%

Gender

Male (67%)
Female (32%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Theoretical and applied ethics, social and political philosophy, history of philosophy, analytic philosophy, philosophy of mind and language
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3090 Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS  66045
United States
Contact John Symons
Chair
Email: johnsymons@ku.edu
Phone: 785-864-1948