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Philosophy at Syracuse University

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

Syracuse is located in Syracuse, New York and approximately 21,322 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 31 students received a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Syracuse.

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

Syracuse Philosophy Degrees Available

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

Syracuse Philosophy Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the philosophy progam at Syracuse 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 Syracuse 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 Graduate Certificate Schools 12
Most Focused Philosophy Doctor’s Degree Schools 71

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

Philosophy Student Demographics at Syracuse

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

Syracuse Philosophy Bachelor’s Program

48% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 31 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Syracuse. About 52% were men and 48% were women. The typical philosophy bachelor's degree program is made up of only 41% women. So female students are more repesented at Syracuse since its program graduates 8% more women than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 5% 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 Syracuse University with a bachelor's in philosophy.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 13
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

Syracuse also has a doctoral program available in philosophy. In 2021, 2 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 Syracuse 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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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