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Vanderbilt University

Department of Philosophy

Nashville, TN

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Vanderbilt University

Overview

Vanderbilt University / Department of Philosophy is located in Nashville, TN, 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 1
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Final and qualifying exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

153
Applied
9
Accepted
6
Enrolled
6%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 88

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
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

28
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.71%
Black or African American 3.57%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 7.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 10.71%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 0
Male (10)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ancient, medieval, and modern philosophy; philosophy of science; ethics; philosophy of language; philosophy of religion
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Nashville, TN  37240-1001
United States
Contact Dr. Robert Talisse
Chair
Email: robert.talisse@vanderbilt.edu
Phone: 615-343-5349
Fax: 615-343-7259

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