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Indiana University Bloomington

Undergraduate Program

GRE Scores by Intended Major, 2005-2006

Rank INTENDED GRADUATE MAJOR Verbal
1 Philosophy 589
2 English Language and Literature 559
3 Other Humanities and Arts 558
4 History 543
5 Arts, History, Theory and Criticism 538
6 Religion and Theory 538
7 Physics and Astronomy 534
8 Library and Archival Sciences 533
9 Anthropology and Archeology 532
10 Foreign Language and Literature 529
11 Political Science 522
12 Economics 504
13 Mathematical Sciences 502
14 Earth, Atmospheric, and Marine Sciences 495
15 Materials Engineering 494
16 Biological Sciences 491
17 Other Engineering 490
18 Arts, Performance and Studio 489
19 Chemistry 487
20 Sociology 487
21 Secondary Education 486
22 Chemical Engineering 485
23 Natural Sciences-Other 482
24 Banking and Finance 476
25 Communications 470
26 Psychology 470
27 Computer and Information Sciences 469
28 Mechanical Engineering 467
29 Higher Education 465
30 Other Social Sciences 465
31 Curriculum and Instruction - Education 462
32 Agriculture 461
33 Electrical and Electronic Engineering 461
34 Civil Engineering 457
35 Public Administration 452
36 Evaluation and Research - Education 451
37 Other Business 450
38 Architecture and Environmental Design 447
39 Health and Medical Sciences 447
40 Elementary Education 443
41 Industrial Engineering 440
42 Business Administration and Management 439
43 Other Education 437
44 Home Economics 435
45 Special Education 432
46 Social Work 428
47 Student Counseling and Personnel Services 428
48 Administration - Education 427
49 Early Childhood Education 418
50 Accounting 415
Rank INTENDED GRADUATE MAJOR Quantitative
1 Physics and Astronomy 738
2 Mathematical Sciences 733
3 Materials Engineering 729
4 Electrical and Electronic Engineering 728
5 Chemical Engineering 727
6 Mechanical Engineering 723
7 Other Engineering 714
8 Industrial Engineering 710
9 Banking and Finance 709
10 Economics 706
11 Computer and Information Sciences 704
12 Civil Engineering 702
13 Chemistry 682
14 Earth, Atmospheric, and Marine Sciences 637
15 Philosophy 636
16 Biological Sciences 632
17 Architecture and Environmental Design 614
18 Other Business 609
19 Natural Sciences-Other 603
20 Agriculture 596
21 Accounting 595
22 Other Humanities and Arts 594
23 Political Science 589
24 Religion and Theory 583
25 Secondary Education 577
26 Foreign Language and Literature 573
27 Anthropology and Archeology 571
28 Arts, History, Theory and Criticism 571
29 Business Administration and Management 562
30 History 556
31 Arts, Performance and Studio 554
32 English Language and Literature 552
33 Health and Medical Sciences 552
34 Curriculum and Instruction - Education 548
35 Higher Education 548
36 Sociology 545
37 Psychology 543
38 Library and Archival Sciences 540
39 Evaluation and Research - Education 534
40 Communications 533
41 Other Education 531
42 Other Social Sciences 528
43 Elementary Education 527
44 Administration - Education 523
45 Public Administration 513
46 Special Education 502
47 Student Counseling and Personnel Services 500
48 Home Economics 498
49 Early Childhood Education 495
50 Social Work 468

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Rank INTENDED GRADUATE MAJOR Analytic
1 Philosophy 5.1
2 English Language and Literature 4.9
3 Religion and Theory 4.8
4 Political Science 4.8
5 Other Humanities and Arts 4.8
6 History 4.8
7 Arts, History, Theory and Criticism 4.7
8 Anthropology and Archeology 4.7
9 Sociology 4.6
10 Higher Education 4.6
11 Foreign Language and Literature 4.6
12 Secondary Education 4.5
13 Psychology 4.5
14 Physics and Astronomy 4.5
15 Library and Archival Sciences 4.5
16 Economics 4.5
17 Communications 4.5
18 Other Social Sciences 4.4
19 Other Engineering 4.4
20 Natural Sciences-Other 4.4
21 Mathematical Sciences 4.4
22 Evaluation and Research - Education 4.4
23 Earth, Atmospheric, and Marine Sciences 4.4
24 Curriculum and Instruction - Education 4.4
25 Chemistry 4.4
26 Biological Sciences 4.4
27 Public Administration 4.3
28 Materials Engineering 4.3
29 Elementary Education 4.3
30 Chemical Engineering 4.3
31 Banking and Finance 4.3
32 Arts, Performance and Studio 4.3
33 Architecture and Environmental Design 4.3
34 Student Counseling and Personnel Services 4.2
35 Special Education 4.2
36 Other Education 4.2
37 Mechanical Engineering 4.2
38 Home Economics 4.2
39 Health and Medical Sciences 4.2
40 Computer and Information Sciences 4.2
41 Civil Engineering 4.2
42 Business Administration and Management 4.2
43 Agriculture 4.2
44 Administration - Education 4.2
45 Social Work 4.1
46 Other Business 4.1
47 Industrial Engineering 4.1
48 Electrical and Electronic Engineering 4.1
49 Early Childhood Education 4.1
50 Accounting 3.9
Rank INTENDED GRADUATE MAJOR Normalized Average
1 Philosophy 0.79
2 Physics and Astronomy 0.78
3 Mathematical Sciences 0.76
4 Economics 0.75
5 Materials Engineering 0.75
6 Other Humanities and Arts 0.75
7 Other Engineering 0.75
8 Chemical Engineering 0.74
9 English Language and Literature 0.74
10 Religion and Theory 0.73
11 Banking and Finance 0.73
12 Chemistry 0.73
13 Political Science 0.73
14 Mechanical Engineering 0.73
15 History 0.72
16 Arts, History, Theory and Criticism 0.72
17 Electrical and Electronic Engineering 0.72
18 Computer and Information Sciences 0.72
19 Anthropology and Archeology 0.72
20 Civil Engineering 0.72
21 Earth, Atmospheric, and Marine Sciences 0.72
22 Foreign Language and Literature 0.71
23 Biological Sciences 0.71
24 Industrial Engineering 0.71
25 Library and Archival Sciences 0.70
26 Natural Sciences-Other 0.70
27 Secondary Education 0.69
28 Sociology 0.69
29 Architecture and Environmental Design 0.68
30 Higher Education 0.68
31 Agriculture 0.67
32 Arts, Performance and Studio 0.67
33 Psychology 0.67
34 Other Business 0.67
35 Communications 0.67
36 Curriculum and Instruction - Education 0.67
37 Other Social Sciences 0.66
38 Evaluation and Research - Education 0.65
39 Business Administration and Management 0.65
40 Health and Medical Sciences 0.65
41 Elementary Education 0.64
42 Public Administration 0.64
43 Accounting 0.64
44 Other Education 0.64
45 Administration - Education 0.63
46 Special Education 0.62
47 Home Economics 0.62
48 Student Counseling and Personnel Services 0.62
49 Early Childhood Education 0.61
50 Social Work 0.60

Data source: pp. 18-20 of http://www.ets.org/Media/Tests/GRE/pdf/994994.pdf