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Philosophy and Religious Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #992 (BCR) Grand Forks, ND, United States
In the Philosophy and Religious Studies program from University of North Dakota students will examine life’s most profound questions and develop essential skills that make you stand out in the job market.
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Overview

Why Study Philosophy and Religious Studies at University of North Dakota?

Studying philosophy and religion asks you to confront life's most profound questions — such as the meaning of life, the significance of truth and what it means to live ethically. A degree in Philosophy and Religious Studies from UND prepares you to grapple with thorny problems, think for yourself and create the career of your dreams.

The Philosophy and Religious Studies department offers several options:

Major in Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Philosophy Concentration
  • Pre-Law Concentration

Minor in Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Philosophy Concentration
  • Religious Studies Concentration

Each option features small classes and an active learning environment where your voice will be heard. Whichever track you choose, you'll learn to think for yourself, craft a compelling argument and analyze information.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Introduction to Logic
  • Public Philosophy
  • Applied Philosophy
  • History of Philosophy
  • Ethics in Health Care
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Symbolic Logic
  • Asian Philosophy
  • Philosophic Themes

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    525

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Complete Mandatory Immunizations and TB Screening
  • Send Official Records
  • Apply Online and Pay $35 Application Fee
  • Complete Statement of Financial Responsibility
  • Provide Evidence of English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16423 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16423 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    12317 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12317 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8211 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8211 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Minnesota Residents $9,197/year

Living costs for Grand Forks

  • 1000 - 2180 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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