In a recent survey, Dominican philosophy graduates said they chose philosophy as their college major because it provided an intellectual challenge, helped them search for meaning and truth and encouraged them to think about things differently. They also appreciated the logical and critical-thinking skills that philosophy fosters. Almost all survey respondents said they would major in philosophy again.

Philosophy graduates find work in many fields, including:

  • Law
  • Banking
  • Management
  • Ministry
  • Education
  • Public Administration
  • Social Services
  • Health Services
  • Library and Information Sciences

In addition, Dominican philosophy majors have gone on to many graduate schools, including:

  • Bryn Mawr College
  • Catholic University of America
  • Chicago-Kent School of Law
  • Cornell University
  • DePaul University
  • John Marshall Law School
  • Loyola University Chicago
  • Marquette University
  • Southern Illinois University
  • Stanford University
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of San Diego
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Xavier University

Philosophy majors from Dominican have earned advanced degrees in diverse fields including law, business, divinity, education and philosophy.