Applications are welcome from students whose philosophical interests are consonant with any of the areas studied within the Department.
Current graduate students come from virtually every geographical region of the United States. The Department regularly admits qualified students from other countries as well.
All applications must include the following:
International applicants must also include:
1. International Applicant Financial Statement
2. Results of the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) for international applicants whose native language is not English. The institution code for UB is 2925; the Philosophy Department code is 2801.
Further information for international students can be found on the Graduate School website.
Apply online, using the Graduate School’s interactive form.
NOTE: Supporting materials must be submitted electronically, using the upload section near the bottom of the application. Acceptable formats include PDF, MS Word .doc or .docx, Text, HTML, jpeg or other standard image file
Timely application is especially important if you wish to be
considered for financial aid. Learn more about Scholarships and
The application fee of $75 payable to SUNY at Buffalo.
Secure payments may be made online: