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Recent studies show that, as a group, Philosophy majors outperform most other majors and all business, pre-law, and liberal arts majors on the GRE (Graduate Records Exam)! Philosophy was the only major of 57 reported to score an mean 5.0 on the Analytical Writing section of the exam.
MAJOR AREA OF STUDY
MEAN GRE SCORE: Verb.+Quant./Analytical Writing 2003-06Physics and Astronomy 1266/4.5
Mathematical Sciences 1233/4.4
Computer/Information Services 1158/4.0
Biological Sciences 1118/4.4
English Language/Literature 1111/4.8
Political Science 1110/4.7
Foreign Language/Literature 1103/4.6
Business Administration 997/4.1
(Source: GRE Guide to use of Scores, 2007-08, Educational Testing Service, pp. 17-19