Philosophy as we know it can be traced back to the time of the Ancient Greeks – the word itself is derived from the Greek for ‘love of knowledge’. Its nature as a study of humanity means that it is less prone to going out of date than some subjects, so to study philosophy is to immerse yourself in an absolutely huge continuum of ideas and debates both past and present.

But that is not to say, however, that new developments are not being made; the past hundred years or so have produced some of the most important and significant philosophical thought there is.

It is, of course, a subject which tends to creep into other disciplines, particularly social sciences and humanities subjects like literature, politics, and the history of art, but also the ‘hard’ sciences – for instance when it comes to analyzing the ethical implications of a research project.

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Campus Type
Education Model
The University of Hong Kong (HKU)
Hong Kong
City Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Integrated and Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
California State University, Long Beach
Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model): Accessible, Practical, Affordable
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Yale-NUS College
City Island Campus
Small Institution <5000
Besides the 14 fields of study, we have Double Degree and Concurrent Degree programmes.
Extremely Selective (<10% admitted) - We are committed to admitting a highly diverse class of students every year capped at 250 per cohort
Syracuse University
City Campus
Medium Institution
We offer both liberal arts and pre-professional programs of study, with a flexible curriculum.
Selective (25-50% admitted) Rates of admission vary by intended program of study
Minerva Schools at KGI
USA, South Korea, India, Germany, Argentina, UK and Taiwan.
Small Institution
Extremely Selective -
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City Campus City Island Campus Suburban Campus Rural Campus
Give a sense of your education model - e.g. Liberal Arts, or Single Subject focused
University of Pittsburgh
Large Institution
Pitt is a public, research 1 institution.
Selective Pitt has rolling admissions meaning the earlier you apply the better your chance of acceptance.
Hampshire College
Rural Campus
Small Institution <5000
Students design customized programs of study in collaboration with hand-picked faculty committees.
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted) - No minimum grade requirements; applicants are assessed in a comprehensive, holistic review process.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
City - Island Campus
Very Large Institution
Liberal arts, exploratory. Students will take classes across disciplines.
The New School (NYC and Paris, including Parsons School of Design)
USA, France
Urban City
Medium Institution New York, Small Institution Paris
Art and design / Liberal Arts/ Performing Arts
Selective and Somewhat Selective
Leiden University
The Netherlands
City Campus
Very Large Institution
Leiden University offers a mix of focused, inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary programmes.
Somewhat Selective. Selectivity depends on the programme.
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