2023 Philosophy Professors
There are about 24,371 students enrolled in Philosophy in the USA.
Compared to national avg.
Vs. National Avg.
Fast Facts for Philosophy: Median Professor Rating: 4.2 / 5, which is above average.
Professors repeatedly play a mighty role in your college experience, regardless of your major. An amazing professor can help a student find their passion and set one up for future success. On the other hand, a bad professor can turn you off of a subject or even worse... flunk you!
Professors of Philosophy have a median student rating of 4.2 / 5, which puts them in the top 29th percentile in the nation based on overall professor quality. For context that's 5% greater than the national median professor rating for all subjects. Philosophy professors barely surpassed those from "Rhetoric and Composition", whereas "Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects" professors ranked one slot above Philosophy.
Now for some statistics about Philosophy professors. Colleges located in remote towns tend to have the best Philosophy professors. The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has the highest rated Philosophy professors. The Southwest region has the highest rated Philosophy professors. Public institutions tend to have higher rated Philosophy professors than private colleges. Finally, New Mexico has the highest rated Philosophy professors in the US.
Eileen Rabach, professor at Santa Monica College  in Santa Monica, CA is the most popular Philosophy professor in the United States.