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2020 Best Colleges for Philosophy in Montana

Philosophy is a popular major and Montana is the 44th most popular state for students studying this major. 27 of the 9,397 Philosophy diplomas awarded last year were given by schools in Montana. With so many options it can be difficult finding the best choice. This year's Best Colleges for Philosophy in Montana ranking analyzed 1 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 Montana.

Choosing a Great Philosophy School

Best Colleges for Philosophy in Montana 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. When choosing a school we recommend considering some of the following factors:

A Great Overall School

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.

Above Average Earnings After Graduation

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 complete ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for Philosophy students in Montana.

Best Schools to Study Philosophy in Montana

The following list ranks the best colleges and universities in the U.S. for a Philosophy degree.

Best Philosophy Colleges in Montana

Master Highest Degree Type

Every student who is interested in philosophy has to take a look at The University of Montana. University of Montana is a large public school located in the small city of Missoula.

University of Montana offers philosophy degrees as low as a Two to Four Year Certificates and all the way up to a Master's.


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Best Philosophy Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

Explore all the Best Philosophy Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Colorado 280 187
Utah 267 88
Idaho 222 31
Wyoming 170 11

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

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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