A philosophy student studies outside the University of Idaho

B.A./B.S. Philosophy

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College of Business and Economics
University of Idaho
ALB 125
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3161
Phone: (208) 885-6453
Fax: (208) 885-6296
Amber Gray

Examining the Nature of Life

Examine the fundamental questions regarding life, reality and society while learning to think critically and analytically about complex global issues. Take courses that relate to politics, justice, professional ethics, and science and use your degree in a variety of professional careers, including business, teaching, politics, sales or management.

Fast Facts

  • Small class size
  • Close faculty interaction
  • Develops strong critical thinking and writing skills
  • Offers opportunities for intellectual freedom
  • Excellent major for double majors 
  • Law School
  • Technical Writing
  • Web Design
  • Business Consulting
  • Seminary
Salary $35,000 - $60,000
Degree Roadmap Download a PDF of the requirements for an undergraduate degree in philosophy.
Degree Prep

No special degree preparation is required.


Seaman Scholarship - $9000 annually

Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines, scholarships and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.

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Hands-On Learning

Philosophy students have international study opportunities in Tanzania and Ghana.

  • The Hemlock Papers (undergraduate philosophy journal)