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Saint Cloud State University

48 months
17432 USD/year
9848 USD/year
8891 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Looking to investigate life’s deepest questions? When you major in Philosophy at the Saint Cloud State University, that’s what you’ll spend your time doing.


Your courses in history, ethics, logic, rationality, religion and social and political philosophy will give you a global view of knowledge. 

At the major in Philosophy at the Saint Cloud State University you’ll use that to examine the nature of truth, goodness and beauty. You’ll consider the meaning of life, what we owe to other humans and the environment, the nature of consciousness, authenticity, personal autonomy and God. You'll also learn the practical skills of critical self-reflection, and you'll fine-tune your analytic and argumentative skills for strategic assessments, discussions and debates that will be useful in a variety of professions.

Program Highlights

  • Base of instruction in the history of western philosophy and an overview of the primary fields of philosophy study.
  • Paired with another major or as a minor, philosophy studies prepare you for diverse fields of study or work such as journalism, business, medicine, computer science and economics.
  • Skill development in how to analyze concepts, evaluate arguments, technical reading and writing that often helps on graduate exams for law and medical schools or the Graduate Record Exam (GRE).
  • Active Philosophical Society is an open, student-run organization designed to let students explore philosophical issues outside the classroom.
  • Select classes are available online.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
  • Modern Philosophy
  • Ethics 
  • Metaphysics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National applications are accepted and acted upon until the enrollment class is full.


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete an application
  • Submit your secondary school grade reports
  • If applicable, submit your international university transcripts
  • If applicable, submit your U. S. transcripts
  • Provide proof of English proficiency
  • Provide financial documentation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17432 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9848 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9848 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8891 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8891 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Saint Cloud

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.


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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