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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
|Int'l Relations||158 (74.1%)||1,101|
|Political Science||154 (60.0%)||12,046|
|Liberal Arts||152 (52.0%)||1,166|
|Criminal Justice||146 (29.7%)||3,657|
(Source: LSAC Social Science Research, Law School Admission Council, Applicants by Major 2016–17)