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University of Maryland, College Park

Department of Philosophy

College Park, MD

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Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / Department of Philosophy is located in College Park, MD, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
2 semesters of undergraduate teaching, qualification in symbolic logic

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

151
Applied
5
Accepted
5
Enrolled
3%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 7th January 7th No

Entrance Requirements

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

32
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.25%
Black or African American 3.13%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (78%)
Female (21%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 3
Male (16)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Contemporary British and American philosophy, the relationship between philosophy and other disciplines, ethical and conceptual issues in public policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
72,809

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Dr. Christopher Morris
Chair
Email: cwmorris@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-5692

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