Career Paths in Philosophy

Employment, Salary & First Destinations

Philosophy majors do very well by many objective metrics (e.g., employment, salary, and graduate and professional school admissions).

Law School

Philosophy majors perform better than most other majors on the LSAT. They go to law school in large numbers, where they tend to excel.

Graduate School

Philosophy majors excel on the GRE, the entrance exam for many graduate programs. They go on to pursue a surprisingly wide range of graduate degrees.

Business School

Philosophy majors outperform majors in economics, stats, finance, and accounting on the GMAT.

Medical School

Philosophy majors do very well on the MCAT and are accepted to Medical School at some of the highest rates of any major.