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2021 Best Philosophy & Religious Studies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Great Lakes Region

2 Colleges
1,558 Bachelor's Degrees
$40,477 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Philosophy & Religious Studies Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Philosophy & Religious Studies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Great Lakes RegionOut of all the majors we analyze each year, philosophy and religious studies was ranked #25 in the country. In fact 12,372 bachelor's degrees were handed out in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 1,558 went to students in the Great Lakes region of the United States.

This year's Best Philosophy & Religious Studies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Great Lakes Region ranking looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in philosophy and religious studies. This ranking identifies schools with high-quality philosophy and religious studies programs as well as strong support for students classified as non-traditional.

To come up with these rankings, we looked at factors such as affordability, and overall quality of the philosophy and religious studies program at the school. For more information, check out our ranking methodology.

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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 Philosophy & Religious Studies Schools for Non-Traditional Students list to help you make the college decision.

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2021 Best Philosophy & Religious Studies Schools for Non-Traditional Students in the Great Lakes Region

The colleges and universities below are the best for non-traditional students studying philosophy and religious studies.

Best Philosophy & Religious Studies Schools for Non-Traditional Students

University of Wisconsin - Madison tops the 2021 list of our schools in the Great Lakes Region that are best for non-traditional philosophy and religious studies students. Located in the large city of Madison, UW - Madison is a public college with a very large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UW - Madison, the school also landed the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Philosophy & Religious Studies in the Great Lakes Region ranking.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 1.3%. There are approximately 6,424 students at UW - Madison that take at least one class online. There are roughly 4,418 part time students in attendance at UW - Madison. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor landed the #2 spot in our 2021 best philosophy and religious studies schools for non-traditional students. Located in the medium-sized city of Ann Arbor, U-M is a public college with a fairly large student population. U-M not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #3 on our Best Colleges for Philosophy & Religious Studies in the Great Lakes Region list.

The student loan default rate at U-M is lower than is typical, just 1.1% of students default in three years. Approximately 487 students take at least one class online at U-M. 2,376 students are part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Philosophy & Religious Studies Colleges by State

Explore the best for non-traditional students philosophy and religious studies colleges for a specific state in the Great Lakes region.

State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 296
Ohio 413
Illinois 440
Indiana 213
Wisconsin 196

Philosophy & Religious Studies Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Philosophy 1,346
Religious Studies 562
General Philosophy & Religious Studies 17
Other Philosophy & Religious Studies 13

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Majors Similar to Philosophy & Religious Studies

Related Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 48,067
Visual & Performing Arts 18,202
English Language & Literature 6,662
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 4,915
Theology & Religious Vocations 4,575

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 2 schools only.

References

  • 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).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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