After Graduation

After Graduation

Students in C of C’s philosophy program have been very successful and have followed a number a different career paths. Here is a brief summary of where people have gone in the past 10 years.

As a group, philosophy students are consistently among the top performers in both the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) used in many graduate school applications. A number of recent C of C philosophy majors have gone on to graduate school.

Recent Graduate School Placements in Philosophy:

  • Cambridge University
  • CUNY Graduate Center
  • Georgetown University
  • Loyola University
  • Marquette University
  • Penn State University
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of Houston
  • University of Wyoming
  • Vanderbilt University 

Recent Graduate School Placements in double-major fields:

  • New York University (Music Technology)
  • University of Michigan (Comparative Literature)
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (Religious Studies)
  • University of Pittsburgh (Physics)
  • University of Virginia (Information technology)
  • Yale (Environmental Management)

Philosophy graduates are also top performers the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT), and philosophy departments have a strong record of sending their graduates to law school.

Recent Law School Placements

  • Charleston School of Law
  • Emory University
  • The Environmental Law Center and Vermont School of Law
  • George Mason University
  • Mercer University
  • New York School of Law
  • Rutgers University, Camden
  • University of Alabama
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of San Diego School of Law
  • University of South Carolina
  • Yale University

After finishing their formal education, C of C’s philosophy graduates from the last ten years have gone into the Peace Corps and Americorps; they have become teachers at every level of education from elementary school to university, managers, political advocates, managers of non-profit organizations, filmmakers, business owners, attorneys, university administrators, doctors, realtors, and clergy.