Students declaring to go to graduate school in Philosophy score higher on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) than all but 4 out of 50 other major fields (recorded by the Educational Testing Service, which runs the GRE). The only fields with higher mean scores on the combined Verbal, Quantitative, and Analytical sections are (in rank order) Physics & Astronomy, Mathematical Sciences, Materials Engineering, and Chemical Engineering.
Philosophy students score higher than
|Verbal Scores||Analytical Scores||Quantitative Scores|
|have the highest mean scores of any other major in the fields listed.||get the 3rd highest mean scores. Only Physics & Astronomy and Math Sciences were higher.||score much higher than any of the other Humanities.|
|scored higher than every major in life Sciences, Engineering, Business Social Sciences, Education, and "Other Fields," plus every other major in Humanities.||score higher than every major in Life Sciences, Education, and "Other Fields," and all but Economics in Social Science and all but Banking & Finance in Business.|
|Only Physical Sciences and Engineering majors do better than Philosophy students.|
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