Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Philosophy and the types of students that study this field. University of California-Los Angeles awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Saint John Vianney College Seminary and Saint Gregory The Great Seminary have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Philosophy. Tuition costs for Philosophy majors are, on average, $7,238 for in-state public colleges, and $37,020 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Philosophy programs are Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above institutions.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Philosophy field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Philosophy majors need many skills, but most especially Writing. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Philosophy majors need more than the average amount of Instructing, Learning Strategies, and Writing.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Philosophy majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Instructing is very distinctive for majors, but the Writing, Reading Comprehension, and Speaking are the three most important skills for people in the field.