Philosophy, B.A. | Slippery Rock University | Grove City, United States
48 months
15432 USD/year
15432 USD/year
7716 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The BA in Philosophy at Slippery Rock University first major designed to give students a solid background in Western Philosophy and the fields of ethics and logic.


Key facts

The study of Philosophy at Slippery Rock University teaches students to inquire in a systematic way into fundamental questions about our lives and our relationships to others, society, and the world. It helps students pull their studies together into a unified project and to think about broader perspectives and implications, which are often lost sight of in specialized study. In particular, the study of philosophy helps students to develop the critical thinking skills and dispositions essential to any academic pursuit and intelligent living.

Learning outcomes

The Philosophy Department at Slippery Rock University has a long tradition of excellence in teaching and scholarship with faculty who specialize in a range of areas including: Existentialism, Ethics, Continental Philosophy, Analytic Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, the History of Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, the Philosophy of Religion, French Philosophy, and Asian Philosophy.

Our department fosters excellence in our students and offers a wide range of courses and different tracks designed to prepare you for a chosen career or to complement another major. We invite you to browse our website, or better, to stop in to talk to us and to meet some of our students.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Logic
  • Symbolic Logic
  • Ethics
  • Social and Political Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Law and Justice
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Asian Philosophy
  • History of Western Philosophy
  • Existentialism and Phenomenology
  • Analytic Philosophy

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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the application for admission 
  • Pay $30 USD application fee in the application portal. (non-refundable)
  • Submit official, English-translated copies of all secondary course work completed, including subjects listed and marks earned, secondary school certificates, diplomas and examinations results.
  • All non-native speakers of English must submit an official score report 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7716 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    15432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7716 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7716 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3858 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Grove City

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.


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