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Philosophy at University of Missouri - Kansas City

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Philosophy at University of Missouri - Kansas City

Philosophy is one of the majors in the philosophy & religious studies program at University of Missouri - Kansas City.

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 UMKC ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in philosophy.

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Philosophy Degrees Available at UMKC

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy

UMKC Philosophy Rankings

The bachelor's program at UMKC was ranked #175 on College Factual's Best Schools for philosophy list. It is also ranked #3 in Missouri.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Philosophy Colleges for Veterans 138
Best Philosophy Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 161
Best Colleges for Philosophy 175
Best Value Colleges for Philosophy 200

Popularity of Philosophy at UMKC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, University of Missouri - Kansas City handed out 10 bachelor's degrees in philosophy. Due to this, the school was ranked #175 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 23% over the previous year when 13 degrees were handed out.

How Much Student Debt Do Philosophy Graduates from UMKC Have?

Student Debt of Philosophy Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at UMKC, philosophy students borrow a median amount of $23,403 in student loans. This is higher than the the typical median of $21,754 for all philosophy majors across the country.


The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the philosophy program at UMKC is $243 per month.

UMKC Philosophy Students

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

UMKC Philosophy Bachelor’s Program

Of the 10 philosophy students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2017-2018 from UMKC, about 60% were men and 40% were women.

UMKC Gender Breakdown of Philosophy Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 90% 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 - Kansas City with a bachelor's in philosophy.

Ethnic Diversity of Philosophy Majors at University of Missouri - Kansas City
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 9
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 1

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 10
Ethics 1


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