PROGRAM PROFILE

Program Rankings — Philosophy, University of California-Los Angeles


Program Rankings

Survey Based Quality Rankings
Source: NRC, 2010

The National Research Council ranked programs based on 2 measures of quality. They generated 500 different rankings to simulate the effects of using different sets of evaluators and ranking programs in different years. Learn more.


Histogram of Rankings
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Quality rankings (survey-based) out of 90 Philosophy programs


Range of Rankings
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17-36

Regression Based Quality Rankings
Source: NRC, 2010

Histogram of Rankings
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Quality ranking (regression-based) out of 90 Philosophy programs


Range of Rankings
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9-28

GRE Scores
Source: NRC, 2003-2005

Average Verbal GRE
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698

Financial Support and Tuition

Graduate Tuition and Fees
Source: IPEDS, 2009

Out-of-State Students

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FULL TIME STUDENTS: TUITION
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$22,872
FULL TIME STUDENTS: FEES
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$2,822
PART TIME STUDENTS: COST PER CREDIT HOUR
NA

In-State Students

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FULL TIME STUDENTS: TUITION
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$22,872
FULL TIME STUDENTS: FEES
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$2,822
PART TIME STUDENTS: COST PER CREDIT HOUR
NA

Application Fee

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GRADUATE SCHOOL APPLICATION FEE
$70

Living Expenses
Source: IPEDS, 2009

On Campus

ON-CAMPUS ROOM AND BOARD
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$13,310
ADDITIONAL EXPENSES
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$3,443

Off Campus

OFF-CAMPUS ROOM AND BOARD
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$10,241
ADDITIONAL EXPENSES
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$4,404

Type of Financial Support
Source: SED, 2000–2004

How 2000–2004 Philosophy doctorate recipients from University of California-Los Angeles paid for their graduate educations


Primary Form of Support

TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP
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83%
RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIP
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0%
FELLOWSHIP / FOREIGN GOVERNMENT SUPPORT
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17%*
OWN FUNDS / LOANS / MONEY FROM FAMILY
0%
OTHER
0%*

First Year Support
Source: NRC, 2005

Data for full-time doctoral students in the fall of 2005


First year students with full financial support
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PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS WHO RECEIVED FULL FINANCIAL SUPPORT
90%

Tuition Remission
Source: SED, 2000–2004

Tuition paid by 2000–2004 Philosophy doctorate recipients from University of California-Los Angeles


Median tuition remission

50%

Amount of Tuition Remission Granted

NO TUITION REMISSION
8%*
LESS THAN 1/3 OF TUITION
2%*
1/3 TO 2/3 OF TUITION
45%
MORE THAN 2/3 OF TUITION
45%*

Graduate School Debt
Source: SED, 2000–2004

Debt for 2000–2004 Philosophy doctorate recipients from University of California-Los Angeles


Median graduate school debt
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$0

Outcomes for Recent Graduates

Degree Completion
Source: NRC, 2010

Time to Degree

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Median years required to complete a doctorate (full-time and part-time students)

9.7

Completion Rates

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Fraction of students completing a doctorate in 8 years

23%

Employment Outcomes
Source: NRC, 2006 & SED, 2000–2004

Quality Assurance

Program collects outcome data about all of its graduates

PROGRAM COLLECTS OUTCOME DATA ABOUT ALL OF ITS GRADUATES
YES

Employment Stats at Graduation

Job / contract / definite commitment
75%
Negotiating with specific organizations
0%*
Still seeking
25%*
Other
0%

Type of Job

(For those with a definite commitment at graduation)

Postdoc
5%*
Educational institution (nonpostdoctoral position)
95%
Private sector
0%
Government
0%

Primary Job Responsibilities

(For those with a definite commitment at graduation)

Research and development
0%
Teaching
100%
Management or administration
0%
Professional services to individuals
0%

Student Resources

Student Resources
Source: NRC, 2006

Overall Resources

NUMBER OF RESOURCES OFFERED (OUT OF 18)
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17

Health Insurance

STUDENTS RECEIVE HEALTH INSURANCE
YES

Structured Oversight

PROGRAM COLLECTS OUTCOME DATA
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YES
ANNUAL STUDENT REVIEWS
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YES

Available Training

TEACHING SKILLS
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YES
PROPOSAL WRITING
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YES
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
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YES
WRITING
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YES
STATISTICS
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YES
RESEARCH ETHICS
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NO

Administrative Support

ORIENTATION
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YES
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORIENTATION
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YES
TEACHING / RESEARCH PRIZES
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YES
ON-CAMPUS CONFERENCES
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YES
TRAVEL SUPPORT
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YES
STUDENT WORK SPACE
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION SUPPORT
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION STAFF
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YES
GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE
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YES
DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCEDURE
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YES
PROGRAM COORDINATOR MEETING
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YES

Research Activity

Research Activity Ranking
Source: NRC, 2010

Histogram of Rankings
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Research activity ranking out of 90 Philosophy programs


Range of Rankings
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41-61

Research Activity
Source: NRC, 2006

Publications

PUBLICATIONS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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9.7
CITATIONS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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0.0

Grants

PERCENTAGE OF FACULTY WITH GRANTS
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15%

Awards

AWARDS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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2.6

Demographics

Diversity Ranking
Source: NRC, 2010

The National Research Council ranked programs based on a measure of overall diversity. They generated 500 different rankings to simulate the effects of using different sets of evaluators and ranking programs in different years. Learn more.


Histogram of Rankings
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Quality rankings (survey-based) out of 90 Philosophy programs


Range of Rankings
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26-52

Faculty Demographics
Source: NRC, 2006

Percent Female
FEMALE
17%

Percent Minority
MINORITY
0%

Doctorate Recipient Demographics
Source: NRC, 2006

Sex
MALE
62%
FEMALE
38%

Citizenship
US CITIZENS
75%
PERMANENT RESIDENTS
8%
TEMPORARY VISA HOLDERS
17%

Race / Ethnicity
MINORITY
8%

Demographics of all Graduate Students at the Institution
Source: IPEDS, 2007

Sex
MALE
52%
FEMALE
48%

Citizenship
US CITIZENS OR PERMANENT RESIDENTS
82%
TEMPORARY VISA HOLDERS
18%

Race / Ethnicity
BLACK / AFRICAN AMERICAN
4%
AMERICAN INDIAN OR ALASKA NATIVE
0%
ASIAN
20%
WHITE
41%
HISPANIC / LATINO
9%
UNKNOWN
26%

Full-time Status
FULL TIME
97%
PART TIME
3%

Program Size

Faculty
Source: NRC, 2006

Total faculty members
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41
Interdisciplinary faculty
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56%

Total Students
Source: NRC, 2006

Total
45
First year
7.2

Student-Faculty Ratio
Source: NRC, 2006

Graduate students per faculty member
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1.1

Graduate Degrees
Source: IPEDS, 2005-2009

2005–2009 Philosophy degrees from University of California-Los Angeles


Master's degrees/year

8.2

Doctoral degrees/year

3.6

Contact Information

Contact Information, Program
Source: NRC, 2010


Contact Information

Contact Information, Institution
Source: IPEDS, 2009


Phone

(310) 825-4321 ext. 4321


Location

405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1405


*Value is missing. The value shown is based on the average for other programs in the same field. Learn more.

✝ Data are for all Philosophy degree recipients from University of California-Los Angeles and may include graduates from more than one program.