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University of Washington-Seattle Campus

Academic Year: 
2020 - 2021

Department Name

Philosophy

Department Chair

Andrea Woody,
Professor, Chair

Degrees Offered

Ph.D.

Areas of Specialization Offered

Value Theory, Applied Ethics, Environmental Ethics, Bioethics, Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Law, Metaphysics and Epistemology, Epistemology, Philosophy of Social Science, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Physics, Philosophy of Cognitive Science, History & Philosophy of Science (HPS), Logic, Philosophy of Biology, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Financial Aid

Teaching Fellowships:
Non-Teaching Fellowships:
1
Teaching Assistantships:
14
Scholarships:
Students teaching their own classes:
1
Other Financial Information:
Additionally, ~8 students solo teach in summer. Funds for Summer projects, up to $900 per year/per student conference travel, up to $900 per student for job Eastern APA job market activities.

Faculty


Members

Michael Blake, Professor of Philosophy, Public Policy, and Governance
Benjamin Feintzeig, Assistant Professor
Carina Fourie, Assistant Professor, Benjamin Rabinowitz Chair in Medical Ethics
Paul Franco, Assistant Teaching Professor
Stephen Gardiner, Professor of Philosophy and Ben Rabinowitz Endowed Professor of Human Dimensions of the Environment / Director, Program on Ethics
Sara Goering, Professor
Carole Lee, Associate Professor
Colin Marshall, Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
Conor Mayo-Wilson, Associate Professor
José Jorge Mendoza, Assistant Professor
Aaron Novick, Assistant Professor
Jean Roberts, Professor
Ian Schnee, Associate Teaching Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies
William Talbott, Professor
Amelia Wirts, Assistant Professor
Andrea Woody, Professor, Department Chair

Demographics

Ph.D.


Program Strengths

Epistemology, Feminist Philosophy,Philosophy of Science, Value Theory, History of Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, Philosophy of Law

Student Demographics

Degrees Awarded

Ph.D. Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

In State: 
$248
Out of State: 
$248
Number of Required Courses: 
16
Additional Information: 
All of our students are provided with a five-year funding package that includes tuition waivers that cover almost all tuition and fees during the academic year (excluding summer). The remaining fees that students are responsible for total about $248/quarter. Students also receive a monthly stipend for the academic year, and health insurance as part of their funding package. We continue funding students beyond their 5-year funding package as we have funds available. The PhD program consists of 12 philosophy courses (across three distributions areas, and including a formal methods course and at least 6 seminars), as well as two teaching courses, and two pre-dissertation courses.

Ph.D. Program Entry Requirements

Transcripts: 
Yes
Writing Sample: 
Yes
Minimum GPA Required?: 
Yes
GPA: 
3.00
Letters of Recommendation: 
3
GRE Required?: 
No
TOEFL Required?: 
Yes
Other Requirements: 
Personal Statement English language requirements (see https://phil.washington.edu/admissions for details)

Master's


Program Strengths

We do not have a stand-alone Masters. See our PhD program information.

Student Demographics

Master's Tuition (US$ in FTEs)

In State: 
$248
Out of State: 
$248
Number of Required Courses: 
12
Additional Information: 
All of our students are provided with a five-year funding package that includes tuition waivers that cover almost all tuition and fees during the academic year (excluding summer). The remaining fees that students are responsible for total about $248/quarter. Students also receive a monthly stipend for the academic year, and health insurance as part of their funding package. We continue funding students beyond their 5-year funding package as we have funds available. The MA portion of the program overlaps with the requirements of the PhD program. The Master's may be awarded after passing the qualifying paper, as well as having completed 11 philosophy courses (across three distributions areas, and including a formal methods course and at least 4 seminars), as well as one teaching course.

Master's Program Entry Requirements

Transcripts Required?: 
Yes
Writing SampleRequired?: 
Yes
GPA: 
3.00
Letters of Recommendation: 
3
GRE Required?: 
No
GPA Required?: 
Yes
TOEFL Required?: 
Yes
Other Requirements: 
Personal Statement English language requirement (see https://phil.washington.edu/admissions for details)

Types of Master's

Terminal Master's: 
No
Non-Terminal Master's: 
Yes

Placement


Summary of Ph.D. Students, 2016

Students Retention Summary 2015