Philosophy at New York University
NYU is located in New York, New York and has a total student population of 52,775. In 2021, 71 philosophy majors received their bachelor's degree from NYU.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Philosophy section at the bottom of this page.
NYU Philosophy Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy
- Master’s Degree in Philosophy
- Doctorate Degree in Philosophy
NYU Philosophy Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the philosophy progam at NYU compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The philosophy major at NYU 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.
|Best Philosophy Bachelor’s Degree Schools||43|
In 2021, 7 students received their master’s degree in philosophy from NYU. This makes it the #33 most popular school for philosophy master’s degree candidates in the country.
There were 5 students who received their doctoral degrees in philosophy, making the school the #24 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.
Earnings of NYU Philosophy Graduates
The median salary of philosophy students who receive their bachelor's degree at NYU is $28,813. This is 1% higher than $28,602, which is the national average for all philosophy bachelor's degree recipients.
Philosophy Student Demographics at NYU
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the philosophy majors at New York University.
NYU Philosophy Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from New York University with a bachelor's in philosophy.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||4|
|Hispanic or Latino||8|
NYU Philosophy Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from New York University with a master's in philosophy.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
NYU also has a doctoral program available in philosophy. In 2021, 5 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
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 NY, the home state for New York University.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|Mathematical Science Professors||4,700||$105,070|
|Philosophy and Religion Professors||3,530||$80,480|
|Natural Sciences Managers||1,360||$148,460|
*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 Cincin12 under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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