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Philosophy at University at Albany

Every philosophy school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the philosophy program at University at Albany stacks up to those at other schools.

UAlbany is located in Albany, New York and approximately 17,688 students attend the school each year. Of the 3,669 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University at Albany in 2021, 14 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.

UAlbany Philosophy Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy
  • Doctorate Degree in Philosophy

UAlbany Philosophy Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the philosophy progam at UAlbany compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The philosophy major at UAlbany 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Philosophy Doctor’s Degree Schools 34
Best Value Philosophy Schools 63
Most Popular Philosophy Schools 152

In 2021, 0 student received their master’s degree in philosophy from UAlbany. This is the #140 most popular school for philosophy master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of UAlbany Philosophy Graduates

The median salary of philosophy students who receive their bachelor's degree at UAlbany is $26,095. This is less than $28,602, which is the national average of all philosophy majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Philosophy Student Demographics at UAlbany

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

UAlbany Philosophy Bachelor’s Program

50% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 14 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Philosophy from UAlbany in 2020-2021, 50% were men and 50% were women. The typical philosophy bachelor's degree program is made up of only 41% women. So female students are more repesented at UAlbany since its program graduates 9% more women than average.


About 71% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in philosophy at UAlbany are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University at Albany with a bachelor's in philosophy.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 10
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

UAlbany also has a doctoral program available in philosophy. In 2021, 4 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 University at Albany.

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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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