25 Best Colleges for a Philosophy Degree 2020

This list presents the 25 best colleges for degrees in philosophy based on alumni earnings in the year after graduation. Topping the list is University of Pennsylvania, with a median salary of $63,600 for philosophy graduates. Median salary for philosophy graduates of the University of Southern California, which ranks second, is $44,900. University of Chicago and Boston College round out the top four schools.

Tuition, median salaries, and median debt were reported by the U.S. Department of Education. View our methodology for more details about these rankings or read more about the top-ranked schools.

2020 Best Colleges Highlights

Learn more about the top five colleges for a in degree. You can also read student reviews of each school by clicking on the stars. Although student reviews were not used as a ranking factor in this list, we provide ratings and reviews so students can consider the experience of alumni in their decision-making process.