B.A. On Campus


Purdue University Northwest

48 months
11523 USD/year
11523 USD/year
7942 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Courses in the Philosophy program of Purdue University Northwest develop a variety of skills that contribute to professional success, engaged citizenship and a well-rounded life. These include analytical thinking, abstract reasoning and creative problem solving – competencies universally sought by employers of all kinds.


Why study Philosophy at PNW?

As a major in the Philosophy program of Purdue University Northwest, you’ll be part of a vibrant intellectual community that prioritizes discussion-based learning. Given its high faculty-to-student ratio, our students work closely with award-winning faculty who are internationally recognized in the fields of applied ethics, ethical theory, existentialism, phenomenology, aesthetics and the history of philosophy.


Our faculty members have earned international recognition for their work in the subject areas that come together under this major. They have produced 18 scholarly books, 125 peer-reviewed published articles and over 200 conference presentations.

They also are passionate teachers that offer you plenty of opportunities for mentorship and research.

Career Paths

Philosophy majors find diverse career opportunities in fields such as:

  • Law
  • Education
  • Business

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The History Of Philosophy
  • Critical Thinking
  • Principles Of Logic
  • Selected Topics In Philosophy
  • Ethics
  • Philosophy Of Religion

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students who have not attended a previous college must submit a non-refundable $25 application fee
  • PNW will accept unofficial copies of academic transcripts to start the international admissions process
  • Test scores
  • You must submit the documents listed below to obtain a student visa for studying in the United States. If you are granted admission, they will be required for PNW to issue your “Certificate of Eligibility” or I-20

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11523 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11523 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    11523 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11523 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7942 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Hammond

1012 - 1638 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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Updated over a year ago

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