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Philosophy

Rutgers University

48 months
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29736 USD/year
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About

Through the study in the Philosophy program of Rutgers University you will develop an appreciation of the various answers to these types of questions and formulate your own answers in a way that can be defended in the arena of reasoned controversy.

Overview

Why Philosophy?

Philosophy seeks answers to such fundamental questions as: What is ultimately real? What is the nature and extent of our knowledge? What is the source and nature of our moral obligations? What form of government is the best? Is beauty only in the eye of the beholder? The aim of the Philosophy program of Rutgers University is to assist students in developing an appreciation of the various answers to these questions and in formulating their own answers in a way that can be defended in the arena of reasoned controversy.

Philosophy draws on material from all areas of human endeavor -- science, the arts, religion, politics. Many of our students are double majors because they find that the study of philosophy and the study of the particular discipline (such as psychology or biology) are mutually enhancing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Logic, Reasoning, and Persuasion
  • Current Moral & Social Issues
  • Ethics
  • Formal Reasoning and Decision Making
  • Logic
  • Metaphysics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • A $70 non-refundable application fee is required
  • Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR)
  • Due to the uncertainty of future test dates and availability of standardized tests, Rutgers will make submission of SAT and ACT test scores optional
  • English Proficiency Examination Requirements
  • Letters of recommendation are not used for admissions consideration

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29736 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14868 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    29736 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14868 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12536 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6268 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for New Brunswick

1204 - 2963 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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