- Ph.D. in Philosophy
- Ph.D.-J.D. in Philosophy/Law (Dual Degree)
Applications and all supporting materials must be submitted online by 5PM Eastern Time. If a listed deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or U.S. federal holiday, then the next business day will be the actual deadline.
- January 7: Fall admission
Dual Degree applicants must submit two separate applications — one to GSAS, and another to NYU Law. Please consult NYU Law Admissions for the J.D. application deadline.
In addition to the general application requirements, the department specifically requires:
- The GRE general test is optional. We will consider GRE test scores if they are submitted.
Applicants must submit official TOEFL or IELTS scores (TOEFL preferred) unless they:
Are a native English speaker; OR
Are a US citizen or permanent resident; OR
Have completed (or will complete) a baccalaureate or master's degree at an institution where the language of instruction is English.
In a concisely written statement, please describe your past and present work as it relates to your intended field of study, your educational objectives, and your career goals. In addition, please include your intellectual and professional reasons for choosing your field of study and why your studies/research can best be done at the Graduate School of Arts and Science at NYU. The statement should not exceed two double-spaced pages amd should be written in English.
A sample of philosophical writing is required. Writing samples should be 20-25 double-spaced pages. To enable anonymous review, the author's name and other identifying information should not be included in the writing sample.
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Last updated August 2022.