PHILOSOPHY GRADUATE PROGRAM

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Program Details:
 

  • Please see the Department website for more specific details.
  • Program Director: Dr. Julie Klein
  • Program Coordinator: Terry DiMartino
    610-519-8997    
  • On-campus only
  • The application for Fall 2024 is now closed. The application for Fall 2025 will open in September 2024.
  • Application Requirements:
    • Online application form
    • Transcripts (uploaded on the Academic History page)
    • 3 letters of recommendation
    • Statement of Goals (1 - 2 pages) including areas of proposed research
    • Recent writing sample
    • Curriculum vitae
    • $50 non-refundable application fee
    • Note: GRE (General) is not required.
  • Deadlines:
    • Fall Admittance only: January 8, 2024
  • Funding available: Yes
    • Deadline January 8, 2024, for Fall 2024 admittance only. Learn more about funding opportunities.
    • In addition to the regular department funding, Philosophy PhD applicants may apply for a Graduate Assistantship for Interdisciplinary Studies in Philosophy and Theology. This special assistantship requires an additional essay. Details can be found on the Funding Information page of the application.
  • Credits and Tuition:
    • 48 credits
    • $890 per credit, plus $50 general fee per semester
  • The application for Fall 2024 is now closed. The application for Fall 2025 will open in September 2024.

 

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