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Philosophy, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Davidson, NC, United States
The Philosophy Department at Davidson aims to provide you with a systematic approach to foundational questions, an approach that stresses clarity and attention to detail. 
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We equip students with the skills to:

  • Reason carefully and critically
  • Express themselves clearly in writing and speaking
  • Think creatively and constructively about difficult, abstract problems
  • Detect and debunk fallacious reasoning and superficial, facile solutions
  • Identify and evaluate their own beliefs

If you are a current philosophy major, be sure to check out our Resources page for helpful information on how to write philosophy papers, graduate schools in philosophy, informative blogs, and philosophical associations.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • Reason and Argument
  • Ancient Greek Philosophy
  • Early Modern European Philosophy
  • Medieval Philosophy
  • Problems of Philosophy
  • Applied Ethics
  • Medical Ethics
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Eastern and Western Conceptions of the Self
  • Great Philosophers

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Applicants must complete secondary school graduation requirements and submit academic test scores before enrolling at Davidson.

Excluding consideration for exceptional circumstances, at least 16 high school units are required, although the average student accepted at Davidson has taken 20 units. These units should include:

  • Four units of English
  • Three units of mathematics
  • Two units of the same foreign language
  • Two units of science
  • Two units of history/social studies

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12492 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49949 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    12492 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49949 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Davidson

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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