Admissions Requirements

Degree Program Program Type Dept Application Materials and Admission Criteria Prerequisite Course Requirements Department ADM Review Dept Conditional Admits Dept Appeal Process
Philosophy BA On campus *International students whose native language is not English must submit TOEFL scores N/A N/A N/A N/A
Philosophy BA Online Additional Application Materials:

*A brief sample of the student’s writing, preferably on a philosophical topic, OR

*A brief statement of purpose (300 to 500 words) presenting the student’s reasons for selecting the online philosophy major at UIS.

*(OPTIONAL) One to three reference letters from individuals who can attest to the student’s ability for successful academic study.

Additional Admission Criteria:

*The Philosophy department strives to provide applicants with multiple options for demonstrating their potential to succeed in our program, including grades, prior coursework, writing samples, and/or letters of recommendation.

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Philosophy Minor On Campus and Online In addition to qualifying for admission to UIS, Applicants must submit one of the following:

*A brief sample of the student’s writing, preferably on a philosophical topic, OR

*A brief statement of purpose (300 to 500 words) presenting the student’s reasons for selecting the online philosophy major at UIS.

*Applicants are considered on a rolling basis for fall and spring semesters only. While there are no firm application deadlines, prospective students should bear in mind that it takes time to process an application.

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