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University of South Florida

Department of Philosophy

Tampa, FL

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University of South Florida

Overview

University of South Florida / Department of Philosophy is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Philosophy Philosophy and religion
Master of Arts (MA) Liberal arts Social and political thought
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Philosophy Philosophy and religion

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

29
Applied
22
Accepted
9
Enrolled
76%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 2nd February 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 15th August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, three letters of recommendation, 10-page philosophy writing sample, statement of philosophical interests
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, three letters of recommendation, 10-page philosophy writing sample, statement of philosophical interests

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

56
Total Graduate Students
26%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
73%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.14%
Black or African American 3.57%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.79%
Unknown 12.5%

Gender

Male (82%)
Female (17%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 0
Male (12)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Medieval philosophy, early modern philosophy (seventeenth-, eighteenth-, and twentieth-century Continental philosophy), feminist philosophy, social philosophy, ethics, philosophy of science
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
10,921

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL  33620-9951
United States
Contact Dr. Alex Levine
Professor and Chairperson
Email: levineat@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-5508