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Philosophy, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Are you interested in the most significant questions of the human experience, such as the existence of God, the standard of right and wrong? Do you find yourself drawn to debate and rational analysis, or ask questions about how things work, or why things are done the way they are? If so, Philosophy might be the right major from Saint Joseph's University for you.
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Overview

The study of Philosophy at Saint Joseph's University will foster your ability to think clearly, to examine assumptions, to write and communicate effectively, to live as an ethical citizen, and to flourish as a human being. Courses emphasize an interactive approach to learning, where discussion and feedback from professors is of paramount importance. Philosophy has natural connections with other disciplines, which makes it ideal to pair with another major or minor.

Program Highlights

  • Majors have the option of pursuing one of four tracks: history of philosophy; social-political/ philosophy of law; philosophy of mind, language, science; and philosophy of religion.
  • The major requires 10 courses, allowing students to choose a second major or minor.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Sensation and Perception
  • Neuropsychology
  • Animal Learning and Memory
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychology of Emotion 
  • Comparative Animal Behavior
  • Psychology of the Self
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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:

    6.5

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    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

  • Official Transcripts for all credits earned, Undergraduate and Graduate
  • Official GMAT or GRE scores, test must be taken within the last 7 years
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Professional Resume
  • Personal Statement
  • Application fee of $35.00
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores, test must be taken within the last 2 years
  • Proof of ability to pay educational expenses from a bank and an affidavit of financial support
  • An official course-by-course evaluation of undergraduate and graduate education

Tuition Fee

  • International

    46570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46570 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    46570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46570 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Philadelphia

  • 1313 - 2290 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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