Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York
 


Philosophy at a Glance (2012-2013) 

TIME TO COMPLETION:
Students graduating in academic year 2005 through academic year 2013

Total Graduates Mean
# of years to completion
Median
# of years to completion
55 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
2 0 5 9 21
.5%   .5% 24% 57%
 
Ph.D. Graduates beginning with advanced degree (with non-Fordham masters)
<5 years 5 years 6 years 7 years > 7 years
3 0 3 4 8
17%   17% 22% 44%


PROGRAM COSTS:
Over the past 3 years students earned an average of 14 credits per term, while in coursework. Visit our Tuition and Fees page to view the current tuition fees.



GSAS FUNDING:
In academic year 2012 - 2013, 75 students were enrolled in the philosophy program.  

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

  • 5 (7%) distinguished fellowships
  • 16 (31%) graduate assistantships
  • 5 (18%) teaching associates
  • 24 (44%) teaching fellows
  • 1 (0%) external funding
In the philosophy program, 47 (61%) students had scholarships, including:

  • 5 (6%) distinguished fellowships
  • 16 (30%) graduate assistantships
  • 5 (17%) teaching associates
  • 24 (43%) teaching fellows
  • 1 (0%) external funding 
  • 1 (4%) tuition scholarships

Visit the following websites regarding financial aid information:
GSAS Funding
Distinguished Fellowships


INCOMING STUDENTS:
Of 35 admitted applicants for Fall 2013, 12 (34%) made up the entering doctoral cohort.
Ph.D. students 6 50%
M.A. students 6 50%

The entering cohort had GRE score (2008 - 2010) ranges of

Verbal 610 - 710
Quantitative 640 - 750
Analytical Writing 4.5 - 5.5


The average Bachelor’s GPA for incoming students.
3.83.
100% of 1st year Ph.D. students have merit based stipends and full tuition scholarships.

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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