48 months
31664 USD/year
31664 USD/year
13244 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Philosophy from University of Tennessee Knoxville is a smaller but dynamic department with a faculty that is actively engaged in research and scholarship, along with teaching.


About this Degree

We regularly host prominent visiting speakers, conferences, and symposia throughout the academic year. We offer courses in all the traditional areas of philosophy (metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, history of philosophy, etc.). 

At the undergraduate level, we offer both a major and minor in philosophy, with concentrations in general philosophy, legal and political philosophy, and philosophy of science and medicine. 

The Philosophy Department from University of Tennessee Knoxville offers both a major and a minor in Philosophy. Students majoring in Philosophy may also pursue concentrations in political and legal philosophy or in the philosophy of science and medicine. And they may pursue either of these concentrations or the general major as an Honors concentration. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Ancient Western Philosophy 
  • Medieval Philosophy 
  • Honors: Ancient Western Philosophy 
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Epistemology
  • Metaphysics
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Philosophy of Action

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements


  • Go Vols (formerly VIP) application or the Common Application
  • $50 application fee 
  • Official transcript(s)
  • English proficiency
  • One required essay—choose one of seven prompts
  • Recommendation letters (academic, professional, or personal)
  • Supporting statement
  • Standardized test scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31664 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31664 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    31664 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31664 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    13244 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13244 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Knoxville

885 - 1454 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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