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2022 Best Other Philosophy & Religious Studies Bachelor's Degree Schools

5 Colleges in the United States
202 Bachelor's Degrees
Other Philosophy & Religious Studiesbachelor's programs are on the lower end of the spectrum in terms of popularity. In fact, the major degree program ranks #249 out of the 338 majors we look at each year. This may make is a little harder to find a school that is a good fit for you.

In 2022, College Factual analyzed 5 schools in order to identify the top ones for its Best Other Philosophy & Religious Studies Bachelor's Degree Schools ranking. Combined, these schools handed out 202 bachelor's degrees in other philosophy and religious studies to qualified students.

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Choosing a Great Other Philosophy & Religious Studies School for Your Bachelor's Degree

Best Other Philosophy & Religious Studies Bachelor's Degree Schools Your choice of other philosophy and religious studies for getting your bachelor's degree school matters. Important measures of a quality other philosophy and religious studies program can vary widely even among the top schools. To make it into this list, a school must excel in the following areas.

A Great Overall School

The overall quality of a bachelor's degree school is important to ensure a good education, not just how well they do in a particular major. To account for this we consider a school's overall Best Colleges ranking which itself looks at a host of different factors like degree completion, educational resources, student body caliber and post-graduation earnings for the school as a whole.

Over 80% of the schools in this list are in the top 22% of our overall quality ranking while the lowest ranked school on the list is still in the top 24%.

Overall Best Colleges Rank  ( 298 to 1 )
Lowest Ranked Overall
Top Ranked Overall

Early-Career Earnings

One measure we use to determine the quality of a school is to look at the average salary of bachelor's graduates during the early years of their career. That is, everyone wants their bachelor's degree to be worth something, and salaries are one measure of determining that.

Other Factors We Consider

The metrics below are just some of the other metrics that we use to determine our rankings.

  • Major Focus - How much a school focuses on other philosophy and religious studies students vs. other majors.
  • Major Demand - The number of other philosophy and religious studies students who choose to seek a bachelor's degree at the school.
  • Educational Resources - How many resources are allocated to students. These resources may include educational expenditures per student, number of students per instructor, and graduation rate among other things.
  • Student Debt - How easy is it for other philosophy and religious studies to pay back their student loans after receiving their bachelor's degree.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized other philosophy and religious studies related body.

Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best colleges for other philosophy and religious studies students working on their bachelor's degree.

More Ways to Rank Other Philosophy & Religious Studies Schools

When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Other Philosophy & Religious Studies Bachelor's Degree Schools list to help you make the college decision.

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Best Schools for Bachelor’s Students to Study Other Philosophy & Religious Studies in the United States

Below you'll see a list of the best colleges and universities for pursuing a bachelor's degree in other philosophy and religious studies.

Top Schools for a Bachelor's in Other Philosophy & Religious Studies

#1

James Madison University

Harrisonburg, VA
26 Annual Graduates
$20,813 Median Student Debt

James Madison University is one of the best schools in the United States for getting a bachelor's degree in other philosophy and religious studies. Located in the small city of Harrisonburg, JMU is a public university with a fairly large student population. This university ranks 6th out of 48 schools for overall bachelor's degree quality in the state of Virginia.

There were approximately 26 other philosophy and religious studies individuals who graduated with this degree at JMU in the most recent data year.

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16 Annual Graduates

Columbia University in the City of New York is a great choice for individuals interested in a bachelor's degree in other philosophy and religious studies. Columbia is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of New York. A Best Bachelor's Degree Schools rank of #23 out of 1,683 schools nationwide means Columbia is a great university overall.

There were roughly 16 other philosophy and religious studies students who graduated with this degree at Columbia in the most recent data year.

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#3

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN
4 Annual Graduates

University of Notre Dame is one of the best schools in the United States for getting a bachelor's degree in other philosophy and religious studies. Notre Dame is a large private not-for-profit university located in the large suburb of Notre Dame. A Best Bachelor's Degree Schools rank of #14 out of 1,683 schools nationwide means Notre Dame is a great university overall.

With 4 students who graduated from this program in the most recent year we have data available, University of Notre Dame is one of the most popular universities to study other philosophy and religious studies in the United States.

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#4

San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA
9 Annual Graduates

San Francisco State University is a good decision for students interested in a bachelor's degree in other philosophy and religious studies. Located in the large city of San Francisco, SFSU is a public university with a very large student population. This university ranks 51st out of 113 colleges for overall bachelor's degree quality in the state of California.

There were about 9 other philosophy and religious studies individuals who graduated with this degree at SFSU in the most recent year we have data available.

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15 Annual Graduates
$25,800 Median Student Debt

UNCW is a large public university located in the city of Wilmington. This university ranks 7th out of 53 colleges for overall bachelor's degree quality in the state of North Carolina.

There were roughly 15 other philosophy and religious studies individuals who graduated with this degree at UNCW in the most recent data year. After graduation, other philosophy and religious studies bachelor's recipients usually make an average of $21,400 at the beginning of their careers.

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One of 3 majors within the Philosophy & Religious Studies area of study, Other Philosophy & Religious Studies has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Philosophy 8,207
Religious Studies 6,012
General Philosophy & Religious Studies 128

Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to The wub. More about our data sources and methodologies.

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