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 

Cost of Attendance

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. 

Jesuit Tradition

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How to Apply

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

  • Completed online application
  • Official high school transcripts with a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Essay
  • One letter of recommendation

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: $39,260/year (fall and spring semesters)
Part-time (less than 12 credit hours per semester): $1,309/credit hour

Tuition does not include fees, room and board or personal expenses. For full cost of attendance information, visit the Tuition and Fees page.

Curious about financial aid options? Regis also 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:

| Incoming Freshmen: April 15
International Students: July 1
Transfer Students: August 1

Incoming Freshmen: Dec 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.