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2021 Best Philosophy & Religious Studies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in New Jersey

1 College
182 Bachelor's Degrees
$33,258 Avg Cost*

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

Best Philosophy & Religious Studies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in New JerseyWith 182 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, philosophy and religious studies is the #26 most popular major in New Jersey. This means that 1.5% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

Not only do the schools that top this list have excellent philosophy and religious studies programs, but they also offer a lot of support to non-traditional students.

Some of the factors we look at when determining these rankings are overall quality of the philosophy and religious studies program at the school, affordability, and non-traditional population. See our ranking methodology to learn more.

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The philosophy and religious studies school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Philosophy & Religious Studies Schools for Non-Traditional Students.

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2021 Best Philosophy & Religious Studies School for Non-Traditional Students in New Jersey

The following school tops our list of the Best Philosophy & Religious Studies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students.

Best Philosophy & Religious Studies School for Non-Traditional Students

Rutgers University - New Brunswick tops the 2021 list of our schools in New Jersey that are best for non-traditional philosophy and religious studies students. Located in the city of New Brunswick, Rutgers New Brunswick is a public college with a very large student population. Rutgers New Brunswick not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Philosophy & Religious Studies in New Jersey list.

The student loan default rate at Rutgers New Brunswick is lower than is typical, just 3.8% of students default in three years. There are approximately 10,368 students at Rutgers New Brunswick that take at least one class online. 7,501 of Rutgers New Brunswick students are attending part time. Rutgers New Brunswick does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Philosophy & Religious Studies Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Philosophy & Religious Studies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 848
New York 960
Maryland 183
Delaware 10
District of Columbia 123

Philosophy & Religious Studies Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Philosophy 155
Religious Studies 55
Other Philosophy & Religious Studies 14
General Philosophy & Religious Studies 10

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 10,041
Visual & Performing Arts 2,719
Theology & Religious Vocations 1,600
English Language & Literature 1,280
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 547

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*Avg Cost is for the top school 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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