48 months
21070 USD/year
21070 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Anyone can ask “Why?” But the Philosophy students of York College of Pennsylvania can respond with clear viewpoints, sound arguments, plus the ability to handle complex decision-making. It’s no wonder employers seek out philosophy graduates.


The Philosophy program of York College of Pennsylvania is the kind of major anyone can benefit from, because everyone needs to be able to express their thoughts, understand the viewpoints of others, and critically evaluate intellectual problems. As a philosophy major, you’ll study the abiding questions facing humankind: What is the nature of God? Why be moral? Is there an afterlife? What is truth and justice? But you’ll also have extensive instruction in building practical skills that mold you into an ideal candidate for post-graduate studies in law, medicine, business, and more.


The best use of a philosophy degree may be to think outside the box — LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman and Flickr founder Stewart Butterfield are just some of the success stories of people who took a background in philosophy and applied it to a career elsewhere. This major is also excellent preparation for graduate school. Our graduates work for Catholic Charities, Early Intervention and United Way of the Capital Region. You'll find philosophers in careers such as:

  • Professor, teacher, writer
  • Religious or civil rights leader
  • TV personality, comedian, actor
  • Public service employee, politician
  • Public relations, and more

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in the Humanities 
  • Logic
  • Special Topics in Key Ideas in Philosophy 
  • Philosophy and Knowledge
  • Philosophy and Reality 
  • Ethics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official copy of your secondary school report with grades or mark sheets, translated into English if needed.
  • Proof of English proficiency 
  • At least one letter of recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Copy of your passport

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10535 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    21070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10535 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for York

1000 - 1500 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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