Philosophy Degree at University of Iowa (Iowa)

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Philosophy Degree

The philosophy degree program at University of Iowa enables students to study ideas and question life's value, morality, and the nature of our existence, including arguments and investigations about abstract and real phenomena. Students who graduate from the philosophy degree program may pursue a wide range of careers, such as social worker, writer, human resources worker, and more. Courses include subject areas such as logic, ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, metaphysics, symbolism, and applications to the theoretical foundations and methods of other disciplines. Get more details below including other Iowa colleges that offer philosophy degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Philosophy Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Iowa has offered the following programs for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree15
Master's Degree0
Doctorate Degree3

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male13
Female5

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
White14
Multiple Races1
Unknown3

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Philosophy program at University of Iowa, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, philosophy and religion teachers, postsecondary employment is expected to grow at a rate of 11.6% from 2014 to 2024

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Philosophy Programs in Iowa

Philosophy programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Cornell College

Mount Vernon, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

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  • Philosophy (B)

Coe College

Cedar Rapids, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

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  • Philosophy (B)

Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

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  • Philosophy (B)

Saint Ambrose University

Davenport, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

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  • Philosophy (B)

Grinnell College

Grinnell, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 7 students completed this program

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  • Philosophy (B)

Divine Word College

Epworth, IA
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  • Type: Seminary and Bible College

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  • Philosophy (B)

University of Dubuque

Dubuque, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

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  • Philosophy (B)

Loras College

Dubuque, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 7 students completed this program

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  • Philosophy (B)

Clarke University

Dubuque, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

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  • Philosophy (B)

Central College

Pella, IA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

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  • Philosophy (B)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
80.74%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
86%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
15:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
24

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$8,428