Philosophy at Colgate University

Philosophy at Colgate University

The Philosophy major is part of the philosophy & religious studies program at Colgate University.

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. We've also included details on how Colgate ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in philosophy.

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Philosophy Degrees Available at Colgate

Colgate Philosophy Rankings

Colgate is in the top 10% of the country for philosophy. More specifically it was ranked #13 out of 170 schools by College Factual. It is also ranked #3 in New York.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Philosophy Bachelor’s Degree Schools 13
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Philosophy 18
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Philosophy 69
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for Philosophy 145
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for Philosophy 145
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Philosophy 154

Popularity of Philosophy at Colgate

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Colgate University handed out 26 bachelor's degrees in philosophy. Due to this, the school was ranked #91 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 4% over the previous year when 27 degrees were handed out.

Colgate Philosophy Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the philosophy majors at Colgate University.

Colgate Philosophy Bachelor’s Program

Of the 26 students who graduated with a Bachelor’s in philosophy from Colgate in 2020, 65% were men and 35% were women.


The majority of the students with this major are white. About 62% of 2020 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Colgate University with a bachelor's in philosophy.

Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 16
Non-Resident Aliens 3
Other Races 2

Related Major Annual Graduates
Religious Studies 11
General Philosophy & Religious Studies 5

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