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2021 Best Philosophy & Religious Studies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the New England Region

2 Colleges
902 Bachelor's Degrees
$38,432 Avg Cost*

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

Best Philosophy & Religious Studies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the New England 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, 902 went to students in the New England region of the United States.

For this year's Best Philosophy & Religious Studies Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the New England Region ranking, we looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in philosophy and religious studies. 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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2021 Best Philosophy & Religious Studies Schools for Non-Traditional Students in the New England Region

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

Best Philosophy & Religious Studies Schools for Non-Traditional Students

#1

Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA

Boston College has taken the #1 spot in this year's philosophy and religious studies ranking for non-traditional students. Located in the small city of Chestnut Hill, Boston College is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, Boston College has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Philosophy & Religious Studies in the New England Region ranking.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 1.5%. There are approximately 316 students at Boston College that take at least one class online. 1,555 of Boston College students are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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University of Massachusetts - Boston earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. UMass Boston is a large public school located in the large city of Boston. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, UMass Boston has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Philosophy & Religious Studies in the New England Region ranking.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 5.8%. There are approximately 2,315 students at UMass Boston that take at least one class online. 4,896 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 schools for a specific state in the New England region.

State Degrees Awarded
Vermont 68
Maine 69
Rhode Island 64
Massachusetts 494
New Hampshire 35
Connecticut 168

Philosophy & Religious Studies Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Philosophy 848
Religious Studies 287
Other Philosophy & Religious Studies 1

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 11,567
Visual & Performing Arts 9,927
English Language & Literature 5,486
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 2,343
Theology & Religious Vocations 1,150

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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.

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