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Philosophy at University of Missouri - Columbia

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Philosophy at University of Missouri - Columbia

The Philosophy major is part of the philosophy & religious studies program at University of Missouri - Columbia.

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, and more. Also, learn how Mizzou ranks among other schools offering degrees in philosophy.

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Philosophy Degrees Available at Mizzou

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy
  • Master’s Degree in Philosophy
  • Doctorate Degree in Philosophy

Mizzou Philosophy Rankings

The bachelor's program at Mizzou was ranked #119 on College Factual's Best Schools for philosophy list. It is also ranked #2 in Missouri.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Colleges for Philosophy 96
Most Popular Colleges for Philosophy 132
Highest Paid Philosophy Graduates 264
Most Focused Colleges for Philosophy 575

Popularity of Philosophy at Mizzou

During the 2017-2018 academic year, University of Missouri - Columbia handed out 11 bachelor's degrees in philosophy. Due to this, the school was ranked #132 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 31% over the previous year when 16 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 2 students received their master’s degree in philosophy from Mizzou. This makes it the #105 most popular school for philosophy master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 5 students received their doctoral degrees in philosophy in 2018, making the school the #37 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Mizzou Philosophy Students

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

Mizzou Philosophy Bachelor’s Program

Of the 11 philosophy students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2017-2018 from Mizzou, about 45% were men and 55% were women.

Mizzou Gender Breakdown of Philosophy Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 73% of 2018 graduates were in this category.

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

Ethnic Diversity of Philosophy Majors at University of Missouri - Columbia
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 8
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 0

Mizzou Philosophy Master’s Program

All of the 2 students who graduated with a Master’s in philosophy from Mizzou in 2018 were men.

Mizzou Gender Breakdown of Philosophy Master's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 100% of 2018 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Missouri - Columbia with a master's in philosophy.

Ethnic Diversity of Philosophy Majors at University of Missouri - Columbia
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 2
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 0

Areas of Concentration for Philosophy

Philosophy students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Philosophy 18

Related Major Annual Graduates
Religious Studies 6

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