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2020 Best Colleges for Philosophy in Kansas

Philosophy is a popular major and Kansas is the 35th most popular state for students studying this major. 58 of the 9,397 Philosophy diplomas awarded last year were given by colleges in Kansas. With so many options it can be a challenge finding the best fit for you. This year's Best Colleges for Philosophy in Kansas 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 schools for Philosophy students in Kansas.

Choosing a Great Philosophy School

Best Colleges for Philosophy in Kansas 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. Below we explain some of the most important factors to consider before making your choice:

Quality Overall is Important

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.

Graduates Earn More After College

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 colleges for Philosophy students in Kansas.

Best Schools to Study Philosophy in Kansas

Below you'll see a list of the best colleges and universities to study philosophy.

Best Philosophy Colleges in Kansas


University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

University of Kansas is a good decision for students pursuing a Philosophy degree. KU is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Lawrence.

For those interested in something more advanced, KU also offers 2 different higher degree levels in philosophy, the most popular of which is a Master's Degree.


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Best Philosophy Colleges in the The Plains States Region

Explore all the Best Philosophy Schools in the The Plains States Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Missouri 291 153
Minnesota 288 184
Iowa 263 90
Nebraska 233 34
South Dakota 210 13
North Dakota 206 17

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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