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Philosophy & The LSAT

Average LSAT Scores for 29 Majors w/ over 400 Students Taking the Exam

2003 rankings 1994 rankings 1991 rankings
Major Avg. Score Major Avg. Score Major Avg. Score
1. Physics/ Math 158.9 1. Physics/ Math 157.6 1. Physics/ Math 157.2
2. Philosophy/ Religion 157.4 2. Philosophy/ Religion 156 2. Philosophy/ Religion 155.9
3. Economics 156.6 3. Economics 155.3 3. Economics 155.7
4. Government/ Service 155.5 4. International Relations 155.1 4. Anthropology/ Geography 155.1
5. Engineering 155.4 5. Chemistry 154.5 5. International Relations 154.9
6. Anthropology/ Geography 155.2 6. Government/ Service 154.4 6. Engineering 154.7
7. International Relations 155.1 7. Anthropology/ Geography 154.1 7. Chemistry 154.7
8. History 155 8. History 154 8. Government/ Service 154.4
9. Computer Science 154.8 9. English 153.7 9. History 154.4
10. Chemistry 154.5 10. Biology 153.6 10. English 153.9
11. English 154.5 11. Other Social Science 153.2 11. Other Social Science 153.9
12. Biology 154.4 12. Engineering 152.7 12. Biology 153.5
13. Arts 150.9 13. Foreign Languages 152.5 13. Finance 153.1
14. Foriegn Languages 154 14. Finance 152.2 14. Accounting 152.6
15. Finance 152.6 15. Computer Science 152.2 15. Foreign Languages 152.3
16. Political Science 152.1 16. Psychology 151.9 16. Computer Science 152.2
17. Psychology 152.1 17. Accounting 151.8 17. Psychology 152
18. Accounting 151.1 18. Political Science 151.6 18. Political Science 151.8
19. Sociology/ Social work 151.1 19. Communcation/ Arts 150.7 19. Communcation/ Arts 150.8
20. Journalism/ communication 150.9 20. Marketing/ Real Estate 150 20. Marketing/ Real Estate 150.4
21. Health Profession 150.4 21. Liberal Arts 149.8 21. Management 149.9
22. Marketing/ Real Estate 150.2 22. Management 149.4 22. Bus. Administration 149.6
23. Liberal Arts 149.9 23. Sociology/ Social work 149.323. Liberal Arts 149.5
24. Management 149.7 24. Bus. Administration 148.6 24. Sociology/ Social work 149.2
25. Bus. Administration 149.6 25. Health Profession 148.6 25. Education 148.7
26. Education 148.9 26. Education 148.2 26. Health Profession 148.5
27. No major given 148.1 27. No major given 147.6 27. Prelaw 147.9
28. Prelaw 147.4 28. Prelaw 147.3 28. Crimnology 145.9
29. Criminology 145.1 29. Criminology 145.8 29. No major given 145.5
Weighted mean 152.2 Weighted mean 151.6 Weighted mean 151.9
Source for 2003–04 data: Nieswiadomy, Michael, “LSAT Scores of Economics Majors: The 2003–2004 Class Update,” Journal of Economic Education (Spring 2006): 244–247.
Source for 1991–92 & 1993–94 data: Nieswiadomy, Michael, “LSAT Scores of Economics Majors,” Journal of Economic Education (Fall 1998): 377-379.