Philosophy, M.A. | University of California, Davis | Davis, United States
12 months
11700 USD/year
11700 USD/year
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The graduate program in Philosophy at University of California, Davis, is a small, collegial, and supportive program with a largely analytic orientation.


Key facts

The Philosophy faculty at the University of California, Davis, specializes in a variety of areas, including history of philosophy (both ancient and modern), metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of language, philosophy of science (especially biology), philosophy of mathematics, philosophical logic, ethics, meta-ethics, and social and political philosophy. The program has both M.A. and Ph.D. tracks.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophy
  • Critical Reasoning
  • Philosophical Perspectives on Sexuality
  • Cognitive Science
  • Asian Philosophy
  • Symbolic Logic
  • Minds, Brains, and Computers 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.58 (recommended)
GRE admission requirements GRE®
162 (verbal)
153 (quantitative)
4.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Initial application (online)
  • Application fee, paid by credit card only through the online application system
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • A writing sample of 12 to 30 double-spaced pages, in English, must be submitted with the application
  • Transcripts

Tuition Fee

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    11700 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11700 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11700 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Davis

1100 - 1600 USD /month
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