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Philosophy at Rutgers University - Newark

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Philosophy at Rutgers University - Newark

If you are interested in studying philosophy, you may want to check out the program at Rutgers University - Newark. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Rutgers Newark is located in Newark, New Jersey and has a total student population of 13,231. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 2 students received a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Rutgers Newark.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Philosophy section at the bottom of this page.

Rutgers Newark Philosophy Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy

Rutgers Newark Philosophy Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the philosophy progam at Rutgers Newark 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 Rutgers Newark 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.

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Earnings of Rutgers Newark Philosophy Graduates

The median salary of philosophy students who receive their bachelor's degree at Rutgers Newark is $25,760. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $28,602 for all philosophy students.


Philosophy Student Demographics at Rutgers Newark

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the philosophy majors at Rutgers University - Newark.

Rutgers Newark Philosophy Bachelor’s Program

100% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 2 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in philosophy from Rutgers Newark in 2021, 100% were men and 0% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 67% 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 Rutgers University - Newark with a bachelor's in philosophy.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 0
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Rutgers Newark also has a doctoral program available in philosophy. In 2021, 0 student 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 NJ, the home state for Rutgers University - Newark.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Mathematical Science Professors 1,690 $96,400
Philosophy and Religion Professors 520 $84,620
Mathematicians 270 $117,060


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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