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Humanities Majors Outperform Their Peers in Several Measures
Humanities majors achieve substantially greater gains than business and technology, engineering, and math majors in writing ability, complex reasoning, and critical thinking—skills that today’s employers are actively seeking.
Source: Steedle and Bradley, “Majors Matter: Differential Performance on a Test of General College Outcomes,” Council for Aid to Education, 2014.
These above average gains in critical thinking ability among those who major in the humanities are accompanied by strong absolute scores on the Collegiate Learning Assessment.
Source: Steedle and Bradley, “Majors Matter: Differential Performance on a Test of General College Outcomes,” Council for Aid to Education, 2014.
Source: American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Humanities Indicators, 2011.
Humanities Majors Excel on a Range of Graduate School Entrance Exams  
Source: MCAT and GPAs for Applicants and Matriculants to U.S. Medical Schools by Primary Undergraduate Major, 20162017, Association of American Medical Colleges, 2017.
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