Best Universities for Philosophy in North America

Below is the list of best universities in North America ranked based on their research performance in Philosophy. A graph of 693K citations received by 99K academic papers made by 367 universities in North America 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.

For Philosophy

#1 in North America
#3 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$18,037

For Philosophy

#2 in North America
#1 in Canada
#5 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
95,055
Founded
1827

For Philosophy

#3 in North America
#6 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1535
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$36,584

For Philosophy

#4 in North America
#7 in the World
Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1295
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
66%

For Philosophy

#5 in North America
#8 in the World
Acceptance Rate
6%
Average SAT
1510
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$18,685

For Philosophy

#6 in North America
#9 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Average SAT
1420
Average ACT
33
Receiving Aid
63%

For Philosophy

#7 in North America
#10 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Receiving Aid
73%
Average Aid
$15,461
Enrollment
44,589

For Philosophy

#8 in North America
#11 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Average SAT
1475
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$29,981

For Philosophy

#9 in North America
#13 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Average SAT
1455
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$45,417

For Philosophy

#10 in North America
#15 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Average SAT
1495
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$20,023

For Philosophy

#11 in North America
#18 in the World
Acceptance Rate
64%
Average SAT
1332
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
78%

For Philosophy

#12 in North America
#21 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1545
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$19,998

For Philosophy

#13 in North America
#22 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$17,511

For Philosophy

#14 in North America
#23 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Average SAT
1500
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$27,659

For Philosophy

#15 in North America
#2 in Canada
#24 in the World
Acceptance Rate
47%
Enrollment
40,036
Founded
1821

For Philosophy

#16 in North America
#26 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Average SAT
1340
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
66%

For Philosophy

#17 in North America
#27 in the World
Acceptance Rate
26%
Average SAT
1430
Average ACT
33
Receiving Aid
66%

For Philosophy

#18 in North America
#29 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Average SAT
1360
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
58%

For Philosophy

#19 in North America
#30 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Average SAT
1470
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$27,522

For Philosophy

#20 in North America
#32 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$22,126

For Philosophy

#21 in North America
#3 in Canada
#35 in the World
Acceptance Rate
53%
Enrollment
59,659
Founded
1908

For Philosophy

#22 in North America
#37 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$26,932

For Philosophy

#23 in North America
#38 in the World
Acceptance Rate
56%
Average SAT
1327
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
56%

For Philosophy

#24 in North America
#39 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
1235
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
80%

For Philosophy

#25 in North America
#40 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Average SAT
1295
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
90%

For Philosophy

#26 in North America
#42 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1220
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
95%

For Philosophy

#27 in North America
#44 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$24,167

For Philosophy

#28 in North America
#46 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Average SAT
1320
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
84%

For Philosophy

#29 in North America
#47 in the World
Acceptance Rate
37%
Average SAT
1375
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
60%

For Philosophy

#30 in North America
#49 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Average SAT
1385
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
64%

For Philosophy

#31 in North America
#51 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Average SAT
1405
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$29,154

For Philosophy

#32 in North America
#56 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Average SAT
1350
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
80%

For Philosophy

#33 in North America
#59 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Receiving Aid
73%
Average Aid
$8,719
Enrollment
40,363

For Philosophy

#34 in North America
#60 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Average SAT
1415
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
60%

For Philosophy

#35 in North America
#62 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
67%

For Philosophy

#36 in North America
#63 in the World
Acceptance Rate
16%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$27,233

For Philosophy

#37 in North America
#65 in the World
Acceptance Rate
16%
Average SAT
1455
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$32,720

For Philosophy

#38 in North America
#4 in Canada
#66 in the World
Acceptance Rate
58%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1908

For Philosophy

#39 in North America
#68 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Average SAT
1490
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$28,344

For Philosophy

#40 in North America
#71 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1210
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
87%

For Philosophy

#41 in North America
#74 in the World
Acceptance Rate
56%
Average SAT
1280
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
77%

For Philosophy

#42 in North America
#76 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Average SAT
1190
Average ACT
26
Net Price
$26,771

For Philosophy

#43 in North America
#77 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Average SAT
1465
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$30,710

For Philosophy

#44 in North America
#81 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Average SAT
1285
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
96%

For Philosophy

#45 in North America
#82 in the World
Acceptance Rate
63%
Average SAT
1330
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
70%

For Philosophy

#46 in North America
#5 in Canada
#84 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
33,000
Founded
1966

For Philosophy

#47 in North America
#91 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$25,241

For Philosophy

#48 in North America
#94 in the World
Acceptance Rate
53%
Average SAT
1320
Average ACT
30
Net Price
$41,569

For Philosophy

#49 in North America
#96 in the World
Acceptance Rate
16%
Average SAT
1435
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$39,759

For Philosophy

#50 in North America
#97 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Average SAT
1455
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$25,672

For Philosophy

#51 in North America
#6 in Canada
#100 in the World
Acceptance Rate
27%
Enrollment
53,000
Founded
1959

For Philosophy

#52 in North America
#102 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
1230
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$37,731

For Philosophy

#53 in North America
#7 in Canada
#105 in the World
Acceptance Rate
58%
Enrollment
27,300
Founded
1878

For Philosophy

#54 in North America
#106 in the World
Acceptance Rate
69%
Net Price
$47,177
Receiving Aid
88%
Average Aid
$25,864

For Philosophy

#55 in North America
#108 in the World
Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1295
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
61%

For Philosophy

#56 in North America
#110 in the World
Acceptance Rate
51%
Average SAT
1375
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
67%

For Philosophy

#57 in North America
#111 in the World
Acceptance Rate
88%
Average SAT
1210
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
94%

For Philosophy

#58 in North America
#8 in Canada
#112 in the World
Enrollment
42,027
Founded
1848

For Philosophy

#59 in North America
#113 in the World
Acceptance Rate
33%
Average SAT
1335
Average ACT
30
Net Price
$31,726

For Philosophy

#60 in North America
#9 in Canada
#119 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
30,386
Founded
1841

For Philosophy

#61 in North America
#121 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Net Price
$40,133
Receiving Aid
95%
Average Aid
$25,122

For Philosophy

#62 in North America
#123 in the World
Acceptance Rate
37%
Average SAT
1345
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
60%

For Philosophy

#63 in North America
#124 in the World
Acceptance Rate
26%
Average SAT
1415
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$30,192

For Philosophy

#64 in North America
#125 in the World
Acceptance Rate
48%
Average SAT
1355
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
92%

For Philosophy

#65 in North America
#126 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Average SAT
1330
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
74%

For Philosophy

#66 in North America
#128 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Average SAT
1420
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$36,254

For Philosophy

#67 in North America
#133 in the World
Acceptance Rate
82%
Average SAT
1250
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$34,732

For Philosophy

#68 in North America
#134 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$19,215

For Philosophy

#69 in North America
#135 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Average SAT
1300
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$48,758

For Philosophy

#70 in North America
#144 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
87%

For Philosophy

#71 in North America
#147 in the World
Acceptance Rate
46%
Average SAT
1280
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
74%

For Philosophy

#72 in North America
#151 in the World
Acceptance Rate
82%
Net Price
$36,228
Receiving Aid
98%
Average Aid
$29,725

For Philosophy

#73 in North America
#153 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Average SAT
1375
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
91%

For Philosophy

#74 in North America
#154 in the World
Acceptance Rate
56%
Average SAT
1265
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$27,872

For Philosophy

#75 in North America
#155 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$25,804

For Philosophy

#76 in North America
#160 in the World
Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1225
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
86%

For Philosophy

#77 in North America
#10 in Canada
#167 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
16,092
Founded
1857

For Philosophy

#78 in North America
#169 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Average SAT
1500
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$24,525

For Philosophy

#79 in North America
#172 in the World
Acceptance Rate
66%
Average SAT
1180
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
91%

For Philosophy

#80 in North America
#174 in the World
Acceptance Rate
82%
Average SAT
1215
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
93%

For Philosophy

#81 in North America
#177 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Average SAT
1200
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
71%

For Philosophy

#82 in North America
#179 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1190
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
89%

For Philosophy

#83 in North America
#181 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
94%

For Philosophy

#84 in North America
#11 in Canada
#184 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Enrollment
45,360
Founded
1878

For Philosophy

#85 in North America
#186 in the World
Acceptance Rate
66%
Average SAT
1270
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
66%

For Philosophy

#86 in North America
#188 in the World
Acceptance Rate
82%
Average SAT
1145
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
95%

For Philosophy

#87 in North America
#12 in Canada
#191 in the World
Acceptance Rate
59%
Enrollment
30,117
Founded
1887

For Philosophy

#88 in North America
#201 in the World
Acceptance Rate
73%
Average SAT
1140
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
85%

For Philosophy

#89 in North America
#203 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Receiving Aid
91%
Average Aid
$11,161
Enrollment
37,236

For Philosophy

#90 in North America
#214 in the World
Acceptance Rate
96%
Average SAT
1140
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
96%

For Philosophy

#91 in North America
#215 in the World
Acceptance Rate
63%
Average SAT
1270
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
81%

For Philosophy

#92 in North America
#13 in Canada
#216 in the World
Acceptance Rate
64%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1963

For Philosophy

#93 in North America
#14 in Canada
#218 in the World
Acceptance Rate
22%
Enrollment
27,823
Founded
1942

For Philosophy

#94 in North America
#220 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1030
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
78%

For Philosophy

#95 in North America
#15 in Canada
#222 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1964

For Philosophy

#96 in North America
#16 in Canada
#223 in the World
Acceptance Rate
53%
Enrollment
35,900
Founded
1957

For Philosophy

#97 in North America
#228 in the World
Acceptance Rate
91%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
85%

For Philosophy

#98 in North America
#229 in the World
Acceptance Rate
53%
Average SAT
1350
Average ACT
31
Net Price
$41,444

For Philosophy

#99 in North America
#231 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1095
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
98%

For Philosophy

#100 in North America
#232 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Average SAT
1260
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
67%