Average GRE Scores

Rank

INTENDED GRADUATE MAJOR

Verbal

Rank

INTENDED GRADUATE MAJOR

Quantitative

Rank

INTENDED GRADUATE MAJOR

Analytic

Rank

INTENDED GRADUATE MAJOR

Normalized Average

1

Philosophy

589

1

Physics and Astronomy

738

1

Philosophy

5.1

1

Philosophy

0.79

2

English Language and Literature

559

2

Mathematical Sciences

733

2

English Language and Literature

4.9

2

Physics and Astronomy

0.78

3

Other Humanities and Arts

558

3

Materials Engineering

729

3

Religion and Theory

4.8

3

Mathematical Sciences

0.76

4

History

543

4

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

728

4

Political Science

4.8

4

Economics

0.75

5

Arts, History, Theory and Criticism

538

5

Chemical Engineering

727

5

Other Humanities and Arts

4.8

5

Materials Engineering

0.75

6

Religion and Theory

538

6

Mechanical Engineering

723

6

History

4.8

6

Other Humanities and Arts

0.75

7

Physics and Astronomy

534

7

Other Engineering

714

7

Arts, History, Theory and Criticism

4.7

7

Other Engineering

0.75

8

Library and Archival Sciences

533

8

Industrial Engineering

710

8

Anthropology and Archeology

4.7

8

Chemical Engineering

0.74

9

Anthropology and Archeology

532

9

Banking and Finance

709

9

Sociology

4.6

9

English Language and Literature

0.74

10

Foreign Language and Literature

529

10

Economics

706

10

Higher Education

4.6

10

Religion and Theory

0.73

11

Political Science

522

11

Computer and Information Sciences

704

11

Foreign Language and Literature

4.6

11

Banking and Finance

0.73

12

Economics

504

12

Civil Engineering

702

12

Secondary Education

4.5

12

Chemistry

0.73

13

Mathematical Sciences

502

13

Chemistry

682

13

Psychology

4.5

13

Political Science

0.73

14

Earth, Atmospheric, and Marine Sciences

495

14

Earth, Atmospheric, and Marine Sciences

637

14

Physics and Astronomy

4.5

14

Mechanical Engineering

0.73

15

Materials Engineering

494

15

Philosophy

636

15

Library and Archival Sciences

4.5

15

History

0.72

16

Biological Sciences

491

16

Biological Sciences

632

16

Economics

4.5

16

Arts, History, Theory and Criticism

0.72

17

Other Engineering

490

17

Architecture and Environmental Design

614

17

Communications

4.5

17

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

0.72

18

Arts, Performance and Studio

489

18

Other Business

609

18

Other Social Sciences

4.4

18

Computer and Information Sciences

0.72

19

Chemistry

487

19

Natural Sciences-Other

603

19

Other Engineering

4.4

19

Anthropology and Archeology

0.72

20

Sociology

487

20

Agriculture

596

20

Natural Sciences-Other

4.4

20

Civil Engineering

0.72

21

Secondary Education

486

21

Accounting

595

21

Mathematical Sciences

4.4

21

Earth, Atmospheric, and Marine Sciences

0.72

22

Chemical Engineering

485

22

Other Humanities and Arts

594

22

Evaluation and Research - Education

4.4

22

Foreign Language and Literature

0.71

23

Natural Sciences-Other

482

23

Political Science

589

23

Earth, Atmospheric, and Marine Sciences

4.4

23

Biological Sciences

0.71

24

Banking and Finance

476

24

Religion and Theory

583

24

Curriculum and Instruction - Education

4.4

24

Industrial Engineering

0.71

25

Communications

470

25

Secondary Education

577

25

Chemistry

4.4

25

Library and Archival Sciences

0.70

26

Psychology

470

26

Foreign Language and Literature

573

26

Biological Sciences

4.4

26

Natural Sciences-Other

0.70

27

Computer and Information Sciences

469

27

Anthropology and Archeology

571

27

Public Administration

4.3

27

Secondary Education

0.69

28

Mechanical Engineering

467

28

Arts, History, Theory and Criticism

571

28

Materials Engineering

4.3

28

Sociology

0.69

29

Higher Education

465

29

Business Administration and Management

562

29

Elementary Education

4.3

29

Architecture and Environmental Design

0.68

30

Other Social Sciences

465

30

History

556

30

Chemical Engineering

4.3

30

Higher Education

0.68

31

Curriculum and Instruction - Education

462

31

Arts, Performance and Studio

554

31

Banking and Finance

4.3

31

Agriculture

0.67

32

Agriculture

461

32

English Language and Literature

552

32

Arts, Performance and Studio

4.3

32

Arts, Performance and Studio

0.67

33

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

461

33

Health and Medical Sciences

552

33

Architecture and Environmental Design

4.3

33

Psychology

0.67

34

Civil Engineering

457

34

Curriculum and Instruction - Education

548

34

Student Counseling and Personnel Services

4.2

34

Other Business

0.67

35

Public Administration

452

35

Higher Education

548

35

Special Education

4.2

35

Communications

0.67

36

Evaluation and Research - Education

451

36

Sociology

545

36

Other Education

4.2

36

Curriculum and Instruction - Education

0.67

37

Other Business

450

37

Psychology

543

37

Mechanical Engineering

4.2

37

Other Social Sciences

0.66

38

Architecture and Environmental Design

447

38

Library and Archival Sciences

540

38

Home Economics

4.2

38

Evaluation and Research - Education

0.65

39

Health and Medical Sciences

447

39

Evaluation and Research - Education

534

39

Health and Medical Sciences

4.2

39

Business Administration and Management

0.65

40

Elementary Education

443

40

Communications

533

40

Computer and Information Sciences

4.2

40

Health and Medical Sciences

0.65

41

Industrial Engineering

440

41

Other Education

531

41

Civil Engineering

4.2

41

Elementary Education

0.64

42

Business Administration and Management

439

42

Other Social Sciences

528

42

Business Administration and Management

4.2

42

Public Administration

0.64

43

Other Education

437

43

Elementary Education

527

43

Agriculture

4.2

43

Accounting

0.64

44

Home Economics

435

44

Administration - Education

523

44

Administration - Education

4.2

44

Other Education

0.64

45

Special Education

432

45

Public Administration

513

45

Social Work

4.1

45

Administration - Education

0.63

46

Social Work

428

46

Special Education

502

46

Other Business

4.1

46

Special Education

0.62

47

Student Counseling and Personnel Services

428

47

Student Counseling and Personnel Services

500

47

Industrial Engineering

4.1

47

Home Economics

0.62

48

Administration - Education

427

48

Home Economics

498

48

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

4.1

48

Student Counseling and Personnel Services

0.62

49

Early Childhood Education

418

49

Early Childhood Education

495

49

Early Childhood Education

4.1

49

Early Childhood Education

0.61

50

Accounting

415

50

Social Work

468

50

Accounting

3.9

50

Social Work

0.60

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