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IQ, SAT and LSAT Scores by Undergraduate Major

23 December 2011 | Pago Pago, American Samoa
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SAT is correlated to IQ or general mental ability, g. r= .82. Many think of it as measure of g. LSAT (SAT for Law Schools) scores are highly correlated to SAT scores and IQ. Now for some data:

Assuming the mean IQ of SAT test-takers included in a report by the College Board to be 103, the estimated average IQ of students by intended college major from their SAT scores follow:

Intended major and IQ
Interdisciplinary studies 114.0
Physical sciences 111.2
Mathematics and statistics 110.7
English and literature 110.1
Foreign language 109.8
Philosophy and religious studies 109.6
Social sciences 109.3
Library science 108.7
Engineering 108.5
Biological and biomedical sciences 107.7
Liberal arts & sciences and humanities 107.5
Area, ethnic, cultural, gender studies 106.8
Theology and religious vocations 106.4
Undecided 106.2
History 106.0
Natural resources and conservation 104.6
Military sciences 104.1
Computer and information sciences 103.9
Communication and journalism 103.5
Architecture 103.2
Visual and performing arts 103.0
Legal professions 102.8
Psychology 101.3
Business 101.2
Health professions 100.8
Engineering technicians 99.9
Education 99.3
Agriculture 99.2
Transportation 98.7
Other 97.8
Family and consumer sciences 97.5
Parks, recreation, leisure and fitness 97.5
Public administration and social services 96.6
Culinary services 96.5
Security and protection 95.9
Precision production 95.2
Construction trades 94.3
Mechanic and repair technician 93.3

Using the same methodology, average IQ estimates by race among those who took the SAT in 2008:

Group IQ
Asian 108.1
White 106.2
Native American/Alaskan native 100.3
Mexican 96.4
Other Hispanic 96.4
Puerto Rican 95.9
Black 92.4

LSAT Scores
University of North Texas economist Michael Nieswiadomy has conducted several studies (in 1998, 2006, and 2008) derived from LSAT data. In the most recent study Nieswiadomy took the median LSAT's of test-takers for 162 majors and grouped these into 29 categories, finding the averages of each major. (151 is about the median score and the 90th percentile is around 163 and the 99th is about 172) :

Mathematics/Physics 160.0
Economics/Philosophy/Theology (tie) 157.4
International relations 156.5
Engineering 156.2
Government/service 156.1
Chemistry 156.1
History 155.9
Interdisciplinary studies 155.5
Foreign languages 155.3
English 155.2
Biology/natural sciences 154.8
Arts 154.2
Computer science 154.0
Finance 153.4
Political science 153.1
Psychology 152.5
Liberal arts 152.4
Anthropology/geography 152.2
Accounting 151.7
Journalism 151.5
Sociology/social work 151.2
Marketing 150.8
Business management 149.7
Education 149.4
Business administration 149.1
Health professions 148.4
Pre-law 148.3
Criminal justice 146.0
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Vessel Name: Altaira
Vessel Make/Model: A Fair Weather Mariner 39 is a fast (PHRF 132), heavily ballasted (43%), high-aspect (6:1), stiff, comfortable, offshore performance cruiser by Bob Perry that goes to wind well (30 deg w/ good headway) and is also good up and down the Beaufort scale.
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Kimball Corson: I am a 74 year old solo sailor, by choice. However, I did take on a personable, but high maintenance female kitten, now a full grown cat, named KiKiPoo when she is sweet, or KatKatPo after she has just killed something like a bird or bat. [...]
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Who: Kimball Corson. Text and Photos not disclaimed or that are obviously not mine are copyright (c) Kimball Corson 2004-2016
Port: Lake Pleasant, AZ