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The City University of New York

48 months
620 USD/credit 18600 USD/year
620 USD/credit 18600 USD/year
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You constantly ponder life's greatest questions: What is our place in the universe? How does one determine good versus bad? Where did it all begin, and what is reality anyway? The Department of Philosophy at The City University of New York can give you the tools to try to sort it all out. 


In the Philosophy program at The City University of New York you will improve your reasoning, analytic, and judgment skills, and you'll enhance your ability to develop and defend positions. 

Career Opportunities

Your philosophy courses will prepare you for a wide range of careers—in law, business, finance, management, technology, journalism, education, politics, and civil service—by cultivating your abilities to think critically and creatively about complex problems, and to express yourself with confidence and clarity. 

According to the data provided by the American Philosophical Association (2016–2017), students that major in philosophy have the highest starting salary in the humanities and they earn more than any other humanities major throughout their career. As a student of philosophy, you will gain valuable skills that will help as you prepare to embark on a career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Landmarks in The History of Philosophy
  • Modern Philosophy
  • Nineteenth Century Philosophy
  • Existentialism
  • Ethics and Personal Relations
  • Ethics and Society

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International students should submit the application processing fee of $65 payable to UAPC, an official high school transcript (if the transcript is not in English, we will need a translation of your transcript word for word), copies of any mark sheets or exam certificates, and TOEFL score if the native language is not English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 620 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    18600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 620 USD per credit during 48 months.

New York State Residents Full-time (12 credits or more) - $3,465 per semester


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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