Undergraduate Journals




Aporia, Brigham Young University

  • Publishing Schedule/Deadlines: Aporia is published twice each year, in the fall and in the spring. The fall issue is exclusively online; the spring issue appears in print. Deadline for fall is September; spring deadline is late January or early February.
  • Paper Requirements: 3,000 to 5,000 words of original, unpublished scholarship on any philosophical topic not in submission elsewhere. Author must be an undergraduate during semester of publication. 
  • Submission Guidelines: http://aporia.byu.edu/site.php?id=submissions

Arete, Rutgers University

The Dualist, Stanford University

  • Publishing Schedule/Deadlines: The Dualist accepts submissions every January and prints the journal during the late summer.
  • Paper Requirements: The Dualist accepts papers on all topics of philosophical interest. Essays written for classes, honors theses, and independent work are welcome, however, they should contain original work–not responses to prompts or analysis that does not establish a new position. Multiple submissions are allowed. Essays should be 10 to 30 pages in length.
  • Submission Guidelines: http://philosophy.stanford.edu/departmental-information/undergraduate-program/the-dualist-undergraduate-journal/submissions/

Ephemeris, Union College

  • Publishing Schedule/Deadlines: Deadline in early February
  • Paper Requirements: Essay, article, or short note, preferably no more than 5,000 words. Responses to previously published articles are also welcome. 
  • Submission Guidelines: http://www.punzel.org/Ephemeris/

Episteme, Denison University

  • Publishing Schedule/Deadlines: Rolling submissions accepted. Submissions to be considered for May publication must be received in November.
  • Paper Requirements: Episteme will consider papers written by undergraduate students in any area of philosophy. Papers are evaluated according to the following criteria: quality of research, depth of philosophic inquiry, creativity, original insight and clarity. Essays should be between 2,000 and 5,000 words.
  • Submission Guidelines: http://journals.denison.edu/episteme/about-episteme/how-to-submit/

Ex Nihilo, University of Texas at Austin

  • Publishing Schedule/Deadlines: Spring publication, February deadline.
  • Paper Requirements: We encourage submissions covering any philosophical topic that meets the requirements. This may include papers written for specific classes so long as that can be sufficiently self-sustained and insightful.10-20 pages double-spaced, 12-point Times New Roman font.
  • Submission Guidelines: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/philosophy/undergraduate-program/Ex-Nihilo.php

Meteorite, University of Michigan

  • Publishing Schedule/Deadlines: Published each spring.
  • Paper Requirements: The Meteorite is a peer-reviewed undergraduate journal of philosophy. The journal accepts submissions from any content area or style of philosophy.
  • Submission Guidelines: http://sitemaker.umich.edu/meteorite/submissions

Prometheus, Johns Hopkins University (print and online)


  • Publishing Schedule/Deadlines: There is no deadline for the online journal. We will accept papers on a rolling basis. One online issue once every term – summer, fall, and spring. Deadline for the printed journal is the end of January.
  • Paper Requirements (online): Prometheus is always looking for undergraduate students who are willing to submit their articles, essays, reviews, ideas, or comments for our online journal. We accept undergraduate papers on all philosophical topics. Essays written for classes, honors theses, and independent work are welcome. Multiple submissions are allowed.
  • Paper Requirements (print): Submissions should be 10-30 double-spaced pages in MLA format with proper citations. Essays must be the original work of the author.
  • Submission Guidelines: http://www.prometheus-journal.com/submit/online-journal/ or http://www.prometheus-journal.com/submit/academic-journal/

The Reed, Carleton and St. Olaf Colleges

  • Publishing Schedule/Deadlines: Published late each spring, deadline in early April.
  • Paper Requirements: Papers must be about Existentialism, in Times New Roman font, size twelve, and no more than 15 pages double spaced (not exceeding 5000 words)
  • Submission Guidelines: http://pages.stolaf.edu/thereed/background-2/

Stance, Ball State University

  • Publishing Schedule/Deadlines: Stance is published annually in April. The deadline for submission is in mid-December. All papers are carefully considered by multiple blind reviewers. Notification of initial decision is early February.
  • Paper Requirements: Stance welcomes papers concerning any philosophical topic. Current undergraduates may submit a paper between 1500 and 3500 words in length (footnotes may extend the word limit 500 words at most).
  • Submission Guidelines: http://stance.iweb.bsu.edu/submission.html

The Yale Philosophy Review, Yale University

  • Publishing Schedule/Deadlines: Published once per year. Deadline for submissions in December.
  • Paper Requirements: The Yale Philosophy Review is an annual journal that showcases the best and most original of philosophic thought by undergraduate students, worldwide. Papers can be any length. All submissions should be double-spaced and in MLA format. Papers must be the original work of the author, with all sources and references properly cited.
  • Submission Guidelines: http://www.yale.edu/ypr/submission_guidelines.htm


Intermountain West Journal of Religious Studies, Utah State University


  • Publishing Schedule/Deadlines: Standard deadlines for inclusion in the journal are June 1 for the winter issue and January 1 for the summer issue.
  • Paper Requirements: Manuscripts should be double-spaced, using 12-point font and 1 in. margins, including endnotes, and must include an abstract of no more than 150 words. Manuscripts should be between 10 and 25 pages, although shorter articles will be considered.
  • Submission Guidelines: http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/imwjournal/styleguide.html

Epoché, University of California Los Angeles

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