Bachelor of Arts

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Are you a skilled writer who loves to think deeply about complex issues and examine the world through various theories? If so, you may be interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy.

The Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy engages students in conversations and critical evaluation of multiple disciplines. Students are provided a broad knowledge of the history of philosophy, ethical theory, and areas of specific interest. The program is also designed for those interested in attending graduate school, law school, other professional schools, or who simply have a love of philosophy. Because of its size, the philosophy major is easily combined with other liberal arts majors.

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Program Snapshot

Course Format
On-campus courses

Academic Term
16-week semesters

Tuition for the 24-25 Academic Year

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Sample Philosophy Classes

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PL 404: Classical Greek Philosophy

Traces the beginnings of metaphysical speculation and ethical reflection from the pre-Socrates to Plato and Aristotle.

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PL 438: Ethics

Questions the foundation of ethical judgment and examines key responses to contemporary questions and issues.

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PL 418: The Philosophy of Enlightenment

Explores the development of the period of Enlightenment, studying thinkers such as Hume, Rousseau and Kant.

Program Details

Get all the details on our B.A. Philosophy program, including course requirements and application materials.

Philosophy Career Paths


Politicians and elected officials represent the people at all levels of government, make policy decisions that support their constituents and communicate the impact of these policies to the media and communities which they serve.


Bring and ethical lens to journalism through writing and publishing news stories, articles, and journals that capture an audience and accurately convey information to communities.

Nonprofit Development

Work in the nonprofit sector can span a variety of areas including housing and urban development, sustainable agriculture, social services and care for marginalized and vulnerable populations.

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Regis University follows in the heritage of the Jesuit Catholic order, prioritizing the development of the whole person while preparing you for the modern world. Learn more about our tradition of excellence and the benefits of a Jesuit education.

How to Apply

To apply to the B.A. Philosophy program, you will need:

  • Completed online application
  • Official high school transcripts

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can help you through the entire application process, evaluate your prior learning credit (AP, IB, etc.) and provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance.

Tuition and Fees

Full-time tuition for the 2024-2025 academic year: $45,990/year (fall and spring semesters)
Part-time tuition for the 2024-2025 academic year (less than 12 credit hours per semester): $1,533/credit hour

Tuition is one part of the overall cost of attendance, which includes all expenses students may have, including basic living costs. For more information about tuition, fees and your estimated cost of attendance, visit our Cost of Attendance for On-Campus Daytime Undergraduates page. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Curious about financial aid options? Regis offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Check out our Net Price Calculator to get a better look at what your financial aid package may include.

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Admissions Timeline

Regis University has a rolling admissions policy. However, you are encouraged to submit your application by the priority deadlines:

| Early Decision: Oct. 1
| First-Year Students: Jan. 1
| International Students: March 1
| Transfer Students: June 1

First-Year Students: Nov. 1
International Students: Nov. 1
Transfer Students: Dec. 1

A Culture of Excellence

The Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy is offered by the Philosophy Department within Regis College.