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Philosophy & Religious Studies at The University of Texas at Austin

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more. Also, learn how UT Austin ranks among other schools offering degrees in philosophy and religious studies.

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Philosophy & Religious Studies Degrees Available at UT Austin

UT Austin Philosophy & Religious Studies Rankings

UT Austin was ranked #26 on College Factual's most recent list of the best schools for philosophy and religious studies majors. This puts the bachelor's program at the school solidly in the top 15% of all colleges and universities in the country. It is also ranked #1 in Texas.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Philosophy & Religious Studies 4
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Philosophy & Religious Studies 14
Best Philosophy & Religious Studies Doctor’s Degree Schools 19
Best Philosophy & Religious Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 24
Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Philosophy & Religious Studies 40
Most Focused Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Philosophy & Religious Studies 85
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Philosophy & Religious Studies 91
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for Philosophy & Religious Studies 242
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for Philosophy & Religious Studies 242
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Philosophy & Religious Studies 488

Popularity of Philosophy & Religious Studies at UT Austin

During the 2019-2020 academic year, The University of Texas at Austin handed out 66 bachelor's degrees in philosophy and religious studies. Due to this, the school was ranked #22 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 2% over the previous year when 65 degrees were handed out.

In 2020, 8 students received their master’s degree in philosophy and religious studies from UT Austin. This makes it the #63 most popular school for philosophy and religious studies master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 11 students received their doctoral degrees in philosophy and religious studies in 2020, making the school the #9 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

UT Austin Philosophy & Religious Studies Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the philosophy and religious studies majors at The University of Texas at Austin.

UT Austin Philosophy & Religious Studies Bachelor’s Program

During the 2019-2020 academic year, 66 philosophy and religious studies majors earned their bachelor's degree from UT Austin. Of these graduates, 67% were men and 33% were women.

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The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor's in philosophy and religious studies.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 10
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 18
White 32
Non-Resident Aliens 2
Other Races 1

Philosophy & Religious Studies Majors

Philosophy and Religious Studies students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas. Individual majors may not be available for all degree levels.

Major Annual Graduates
Philosophy 63
Religious Studies 9

Related Major Annual Graduates
Visual & Performing Arts 469
English Language & Literature 288
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 265
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 223

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