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Interested in a Career in Law?

Recent studies show that, as a group, Philosophy majors outperform many other majors and all government and prelaw majors on the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT).

MAJOR AREA OF STUDY

MEAN LSAT SCORE (PERCENTILE)

NUMBER OF APPLICANTS

Philosophy 158 (74.1%) 2,154
Int'l Relations 158 (74.1%) 1,101
Government/Service 157 (70.9%) 477
Political Science 154 (60.0%) 12,046
Liberal Arts 152 (52.0%) 1,166
Pre-law 147 (33.2%) 681
Criminal Justice 146 (29.7%) 3,657

(Source: LSAC Social Science Research, Law School Admission Council, Applicants by Major 2016–17)