Develop your problem-solving, critical thinking, and writing skills.

From comedians like Stephen Colbert to leaders like Martin Luther King Jr., a philosophy major opens doors and enlightens curious minds.

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How to Apply

Top Reasons

PayScale Inc.’s lists philosophy among the top twenty "Best Undergrad College Degrees By Salary" – outranking majors such as nursing, communications, and even accounting.

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Graduate School Ready

Studies by the Department of Education show that philosophy majors receive top scores on standardized tests like the GRE, GMAT, and LSAT. We have 100% placement in outstanding graduate programs.


Make More Money

Philosophy majors succeed long term, too, and get high-paying jobs. According to Payscale, philosophy majors can expect to earn $81,200 at their mid-career median salary.

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Study Abroad

Take advantage of Florida Southern's guarantee to travel to places such as Italy, Turkey, Greece, England, and Israel on Junior Journey trips.

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Honors Option

We offer an Honors in Philosophy, which gives exceptional students an opportunity to complete a thesis project under the direction of a faculty member.

Course Information

After the Financial Aid Office has received your application, you will receive instructions on what information is still needed to complete your file.

Academic Catalog

Clubs and Organizations

On campus, you can belong to the Philosophy Club and eligible students may be inducted into Phi Sigma Tau, the national honor society in philosophy.

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