Philosophy at George Washington University
GWU is located in Washington, District of Columbia and has a total student population of 27,017. Of the 3,572 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from George Washington University in 2021, 19 of them were philosophy majors.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Philosophy section at the bottom of this page.
GWU Philosophy Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy
GWU Philosophy Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks philosophy programs across the country. The following shows how GWU performed in these rankings.
Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The philosophy major at GWU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Philosophy. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Most Popular Philosophy Bachelor’s Degree Schools||107|
|Most Focused Philosophy Bachelor’s Degree Schools||544|
How Much Do Philosophy Graduates from GWU Make?
The median salary of philosophy students who receive their bachelor's degree at GWU is $33,265. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 16% higher than the national average of $28,602 for all philosophy bachelor's degree recipients.
Philosophy Student Demographics at GWU
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the philosophy majors at George Washington University.
GWU Philosophy Bachelor’s Program
About 58% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in philosophy at GWU are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 9% more racial-ethnic minorities in its philosophy bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from George Washington University with a bachelor's in philosophy.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||3|
|Hispanic or Latino||2|
Careers That Philosophy Grads May Go Into
A degree in philosophy can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for DC, the home state for George Washington University.
|Occupation||Jobs in DC||Average Salary in DC|
|Natural Sciences Managers||1,200||$132,310|
|Philosophy and Religion Professors||530||$84,880|
|Mathematical Science Professors||220||$113,120|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Michiel1972 under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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