The Department of Philosophy at Columbia University offers fall admission for its three graduate programs:

Ph.D. in Philosophy 

M.A. in Philosophy

MA. in Philosophical Foundations of Physics

The deadline to apply for the Ph.D. in Philosophy program is December 14, 2023. The deadline for the M.A. programs is April 18, 2024.

Please note that the application process for all three programs is entirely online, through the Admissions page on the Columbia Graduate School of Arts & Sciences (GSAS) website

The Department of Philosophy does not offer an open house or tours for interested applicants. Requests for application fee waivers are handled by GSAS; please see this page. 

Answers to several questions can be found on he Frequently Asked Questions page on the GSAS website. For questions related to the online admissions application, please write to [email protected].

For questions related specifically to a program and the department, please write to Haley Donovan, Academic Programs Coordinator, at [email protected].