Grad school timeline

Please note that the deadlines noted are not mere "guidelines." Rather, these dates are the latest possible times by which you can make decisions regarding graduate school in philosophy. Also note that these deadlines assume you are trying to begin a graduate program immediately after undergrad. If this assumption is incorrect, you can shift the dates accordingly.

Warren Steinkraus Lecture

This year's lecture features David Morrow, the director of research at the Forum for Climate Engineering Assessment at American University  and Visiting Fellow at George Mason University's Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy, addressing "Climate Justice and Carbon Removal." The lecture will be held on Thursday October 25, 2018 at 4:00 PM in the Marano Campus Center auditorium. He studies climate ethics and climate policy with a particular focus on the ethics and governance on solar geoengineering and carbon removal.

Past Speakers

After Oswego

Philosophy majors can find a variety of jobs in business, law, government and information technology. The ability to analyze arguments, think critically, and apply logic are valuable skills prized in these fields. Many graduate programs are highly receptive to applicants with philosophy degrees, and philosophy students typically perform very well on standardized tests such as the GRE and LSAT.




Studying philosophy develops our ability to make sense of our lives, our surroundings and ourselves by immersing us in the most basic and exciting questions that human beings confront: What things are really important? What sort of society should we have? What is the difference between right and wrong? What is the difference between sound judgments and foolish opinions? What is the purpose of human life? What things are most real? Learn more