5 Best colleges for Philosophy in District of Columbia

Below is the list of best universities in District of Columbia ranked based on their research performance in Philosophy. A graph of 5.94K citations received by 1.55K academic papers made by 5 universities in District of Columbia was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

1. Georgetown University

For Philosophy

Acceptance Rate
17%
Average SAT
1465
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$30,710

2. Catholic University of America

For Philosophy

Acceptance Rate
82%
Net Price
$36,228
Receiving Aid
98%
Average Aid
$29,725

3. George Washington University

For Philosophy

Acceptance Rate
43%
Average SAT
1360
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$40,308

4. American University in Washington

For Philosophy

Acceptance Rate
39%
Average SAT
1305
Average ACT
30
Net Price
$37,319

5. Howard University

For Philosophy

Acceptance Rate
39%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
24
Net Price
$23,233

Closest to District of Columbia states to learn Philosophy

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
Maryland 5 42
Virginia 11 31
Pennsylvania 20 10
New Jersey 7 3
North Carolina 8 19
Connecticut 5 12
New York 32 8
Ohio 16 25
Rhode Island 3 13
Massachusetts 18 1
South Carolina 3 73
Vermont 3 93
Kentucky 5 94
Indiana 7 7
Tennessee 7 66
Georgia 4 45
Michigan 8 15
Maine 4 206
Illinois 16 2
Alabama 4 97
Wisconsin 4 16
Florida 10 40
Missouri 5 33
Iowa 3 36
Minnesota 9 29
Louisiana 4 114
Kansas 3 81
Oklahoma 3 85
Texas 17 14
Colorado 4 32
Utah 2 61
Arizona 3 23
Washington 7 20
Oregon 8 72
California 39 5