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Indiana University Bloomington

Undergraduate Program

Average LSAT Scores for 29 Majors with over 400 Students Taking the Exam

2003-04 Major Average score # students
1 Physics/ Math 158.9 723
2 Philosophy/ Religion 157.4 2,410
3 Economics 156.6 4,163
4 Government/ Service 155.5 1,103
5 Engineering 155.4 3,110
6 Anthropology/ Geography 155.2 1,557
7 International Relations 155.1 811
8 History 155 4,716
9 Computer Science 154.8 3,492
10 Chemistry 154.5 3,367
11 English 154.5 1,115
12 Biology 154.4 1,000
13 Arts 150.9 4,337
14 Foreign Languages 154 2,534
15 Finance 152.6 3,492
16 Political Science 152.1 2,232
17 Psychology 152.1 15,023
18 Accounting 151.1 5,164
19 Sociology/Social work 151.1 1,447
20 Journalism/communication 150.9 4,281
21 Health Profession 150.4 2,615
22 Marketing/ Real Estate 150.2 4,281
23 Liberal Arts 149.9 1,120
24 Management 149.7 2,068
25 Bus. Administration 149.6 4,189
26 Education 148.9 728
27 No major given 148.1 8,197
28 Prelaw 147.4 856
29 Criminology 145.1 4,123
Weighted mean 152.2 86,481

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1994-95 Major Average score # students
1 Physics/ Math 157.6 689
2 Philosophy/ Religion 156 1,884
3 Economics 155.3 2,916
4 International Relations 155.1 1,546
5 Chemistry 154.5 893
6 Government/ Service 154.4 812
7 Anthropology/ Geography 154.1 898
8 History 154 5,819
9 English 153.7 6,324
10 Biology 153.6 1,858
11 Other Social Science 153.2 2,609
12 Engineering 152.7 2,656
13 Foreign Languages 152.5 2,002
14 Finance 152.2 2,009
15 Computer Science 152.2 468
16 Psychology 151.9 3,977
17 Accounting 151.8 2,340
18 Political Science 151.6 15,388
19 Communication/ Arts 150.7 3,898
20 Marketing/ Real Estate 150 1,826
21 Liberal Arts 149.8 1,148
22 Management 149.4 2,735
23 Sociology/Social work 149.3 3,129
24 Bus. Administration 148.6 2,111
25 Health Profession 148.6 984
26 Education 148.2 823
27 No major given 147.6 5,289
28 Prelaw 147.3 1,076
29 Criminology 145.8 3,960
Weighted mean 151.6 82,067

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1991-92 Major Average score # students
1 Physics/ Math 157.2 634
2 Philosophy/ Religion 155.9 1,547
3 Economics 155.7 4,157
4 Anthropology/ Geography 155.1 708
5 International Relations 154.9 1,213
6 Engineering 154.7 2,536
7 Chemistry 154.7 601
8 Government/ Service 154.4 702
9 History 154.4 5,080
10 English 153.9 5,698
11 Other Social Science 153.9 742
12 Biology 153.5 1,519
13 Finance 153.1 2,756
14 Accounting 152.6 2,855
15 Foreign Languages 152.3 2,042
16 Computer Science 152.2 500
17 Psychology 152 3,522
18 Political Science 151.8 13,628
19 Communication/ Arts 150.8 3,909
20 Marketing/ Real Estate 150.4 2,245
21 Management 149.9 3,294
22 Bus. Administration 149.6 2,454
23 Liberal Arts 149.5 1,032
24 Sociology/Social work 149.2 2,550
25 Education 148.7 815
26 Health Profession 148.5 1,105
27 Prelaw 147.9 712
28 Criminology 145.9 2,928
29 No major given 145.5 3,225
  Weighted mean 151.9 75,620

Source for 2003-04 data: Nieswiadomy, Michael, "LSAT Scores of Economics Majors: The 2003-2004 Class Update," Journal of Economic Education (Spring 2006): 244-247.
Source for 1991-92 & 1993-94 data: Nieswiadomy, Michael, "LSAT Scores of Economics Majors," Journal of Economic Education (Fall 1998): 377-379.