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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Department of Philosophy

Minneapolis, MN

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Overview

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus / Department of Philosophy is located in Minneapolis, MN, in an urban 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 9
Doctoral Degrees 4

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
Comp Exam Required
Thesis or 3 papers; oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

67
Applied
6
Accepted
4
Enrolled
9%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 13th December 13th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

30
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
90%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.33%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 13.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (56%)
Female (43%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 6
Male (15)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Philosophy of science; ethics and social/political philosophy; logic, language, and mind
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
60,000

Location & Contact

Address 100 Church Street, SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455-0213
United States
Contact Prof. Geoffrey Hellman
Chair
Phone: 612-625-7573
Fax: 612-626-8380