Major in philosophy at the University of Mary Washington and you’ll investigate the science of argument. Cut through the clamor of our insult-driven digital world to seek answers with an open mind. Consider multiple viewpoints, test theories, detect fallacies, and express your findings clearly. You’ll leave prepared for law school or seminary or a career in business or politics – and for a meaningful life.
Please consult the UMW Undergraduate Catalog for specific and up-to-date major requirements.
Undergraduate outcome data is collected by the UMW Career Center each year. The data is then broken down by major in order to determine how many graduates in each major are employed, attending graduate school, or pursuing a different path within 6 months of graduation.
“Knowledge Rate” describes the percent of graduates for which the institution has reasonable and verifiable information concerning the graduates’ post-graduation career activities.
“Career Outcomes Rate” describes the number of graduates who have landed in any of the employment categories (full-time, part-time, internship) in addition to service, military, and continuing education divided by the total number of students for whom an outcome is known.
Philosophy Alumni (2018-2022)
Total Graduates: 52
Knowledge Rate: 68%
Career Outcome Rate: 68%
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Where do our alumni land?
- Learning Enhancement Center
- Kennedy Institute of Ethics
- Perry Charnoff PLLC
- Public Partnerships
- Andrews Law Firm
- University of Windsor
- University of Mary Washington
- George Washington University
- Indiana University
Alumni Success Stories
UMW alumni are excited to help current students and other alumni succeed in their fields. Below are stories from alumni about their experiences at UMW and after.
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