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2020 Best Colleges for Philosophy in New Hampshire

Philosophy is a popular major and New Hampshire is the 39th most popular state for students studying this major. 41 of the 9,397 Philosophy diplomas earned last year were given by schools in New Hampshire. With so many choices it can be a daunting task finding the best choice. This year's Best Colleges for Philosophy in New Hampshire ranking analyzed 2 colleges and universities that offer a bachelor's degree in philosophy. We look at over 20 factors to determine the top 0 colleges for Philosophy students in New Hampshire.

Choosing a Great Philosophy School

Best Colleges for Philosophy in New Hampshire Your choice of philosophy school matters. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. To make it into this list a school must excel in the following areas.

Overall Quality is a Must

A school that excels in educating for a particular major must be a great school overall as well. To make it into this list a school must rank well in our overall Best Colleges ranking. This ranking considered factors such as graduation rates, overall graduate earnings and other educational resources to identify great colleges and universities.

Better Early and Mid Career Salaries

Philosophy graduates from colleges on this list tend to earn more after college than those from other schools.

Other Factors We Consider

In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:

  • Major Focus - How much a school focuses on Philosophy students vs. other majors.
  • Major Popularity - How many other philosophy students choose this school.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or a recognized philosophy related accrediting body.

Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for Philosophy students in New Hampshire.

Best Schools to Study Philosophy in New Hampshire

Learn about the top ranked colleges and universities for philosophy majors.

Best Philosophy Colleges in New Hampshire


Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH
50.0% Growth in Graduates

It is hard to beat Dartmouth College if you want to pursue philosophy as a major. Dartmouth is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the town of Hanover.More…

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University of New Hampshire - Main Campus is a great option for students pursuing a Philosophy degree. U of NH is a large public school located in the suburb of Durham.More…

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Best Philosophy Colleges in the New England Region

Explore all the Best Philosophy Schools in the New England Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Massachusetts 311 531
Connecticut 250 127
Maine 213 59
Rhode Island 203 70
Vermont 195 27

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

Majors Similar to Philosophy

Related Major Annual Graduates
Religious Studies 6,262
Other Philosophy & Religious Studies 285
General Philosophy & Religious Studies 219

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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 Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino.

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