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Philosophy at a Glance (2009-2010) 

TIME TO COMPLETION:
Students graduating in Academic Year 2004 through Academic year 2010

Total Graduates Mean Median
39 7.7 7.4

Ph.D. Graduates beginning at the bachelor level (with Fordham masters)
<5 years 5 years 6 years 7 years > 7 years
0 3% 3% 3% 16%
0% 12% 12% 12% 64%
 
Ph.D. Graduates beginning with advanced degree (with non-Fordham masters)
<5 years 5 years 6 years 7 years > 7 years
1 3 1 3 6
7% 21% 7% 21% 43%


PROGRAM COSTS:
Over the past 3 years students earned an average of 7 credits per term, while in coursework.  Visit our Tuition and Fees page to view the current tuition fees.



FINANCIAL AID:
In academic year 2009 - 2010, 69 students were enrolled in the philosophy program.  

In the philosophy program, 45 (65%) students had stipends, including:

  • 3 (7%) distinguished fellowships
  • 14 (31%) graduate assistantships
  • 8 (18%) teaching associates
  • 20 (44%) teaching fellows
  • 0 (0%) external funding
In the philosophy program, 47 (61%) students had scholarships, including:

  • 3 (6%) distinguished fellowships
  • 14 (30%) graduate assistantships
  • 8 (17%) teaching associates
  • 20 (43%) teaching fellows
  • 0 (0%) external funding 
  • 2 (4%) tuition scholarships

Visit the following websites regarding financial aid information:
Financial Aid 
Distinguished Fellowships



ATTRITION DATA:
Year of 
Enrollment
# Enrolled # Graduated with Doctorate # Still currently enrolled # No longer enrolled
2004  26  24  0  2
2005  12  12  0  0
2006  13  13  0  0
2007  8  8  0  0
2008  8  3  3  2
2009  9  6  3  0
2010  7  0  7  0





TIME TO COMPLETION:

Since 2001, Fordham’s Philosophy program has had:

  • 29 masters only graduates, with a median registered time to degree of 2.4 years
  • 58 students earned a master’s degree en route to a doctorate, with a median registered time to degree of 2.4 years
  • 19 students earned a doctorate with a non-Fordham master’s, with a median registered time to degree of 7.0 years
  • 33 students earned a doctorate with a Fordham master’s, with a median registered time to degree of 7.4 years for both degrees. 


INCOMING STUDENTS:

Of 32 applicants for Fall 2009, 14 (44%) made up the entering doctoral cohort.

  • 7 (50%) Ph.D. students
  • 7 (50%) M.A. students

The entering cohort had GRE score (2007 - 2009) ranges of:

  • Verbal: 610-730
  • Quantitative: 640-750
  • Analytical Writing: 4.5-5.5

The average Bachelor’s GPA for incoming students:

  • 3.83

 

 

DEGREES AWARDED:

In academic year 2009 - 2010, Fordham awarded 27 degrees in philosophy.
 
6 (22%) Ph.D.
10 (37%) M.A.
11 (41%) M.Phil


 
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