15 U.S. Presidents And Presidential Hopefuls Ranked By IQ Score

While a high IQ doesn't guarantee success, it is true that intelligence is often associated with effective leaders. But does that tend to hold true for U.S. presidents and those presidential hopefuls? Are the most successful presidents also the most intelligent? Here is a list consisting IQ scores of 15 U.S. presidents and presidential hopefuls. This list is by no means definitive, but it should give us a general overview of each president's relative intelligence.

1. George W. Bush

IQ: 124
Throughout the presidency of George W. Bush, the media frequently raised questions about his intelligence. George W. Bush actually has a rather respectable IQ at 124.

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