Philosophy at Vassar CollegeVassar College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's philosophy program.
Vassar is located in Poughkeepsie, New York and has a total student population of 2,435. Of the 682 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Vassar College in 2021, 11 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.
Vassar Philosophy Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy
Vassar Philosophy Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks philosophy programs across the country. The following shows how Vassar performed in these rankings.
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 Vassar 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 Focused Philosophy Bachelor’s Degree Schools||72|
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Philosophy Student Demographics at Vassar
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the philosophy majors at Vassar College.
Vassar Philosophy Bachelor’s Program
About 55% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in philosophy at Vassar are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 3% 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 Vassar College with a bachelor's in philosophy.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||2|
Vassar 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 NY, the home state for Vassar College.
|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 Noteremote under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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