The Philosophical Gourmet Report (PGR), a ranking of philosophy PhD programs in the “English-speaking world,” has been updated.The 2021-22 rankings are the based on a survey of philosophy faculty that asks each of them to evaluate the members of 94 philosophy departments from the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore. The results of the survey come from 220 surveys that were at least partially completed.
According to the survey, the following are the top 50 philosophy faculties in the English-speaking world:
In the past, concerns have been raised about the methodology of the PGR (see some of the links in this post). It is unclear whether the current report has been improved in any of these regards. (Comments on this from those in the know, including the current PGR editors, are welcome.)
The rest of the overall rankings, including country-specific lists, are here. The report also publishes rankings of departments within various subfields of philosophy.
The PGR is edited by the team of Christopher Pynes (Western Illinois University) and Berit Brogaard (University of Miami). It was created by Brian Leiter (University of Chicago), who stepped down from the PGR’s helm following controversy regarding his treatment of some philosophers.
A ranking of PhD programs in philosophy in the English-speaking world from the Philosophical Gourmet Report