The Best Colleges For Salary Potential

 

SALARY POTENTIAL – ALL ALUMNI (26-50)

RankSchool NameType(s)Early Career SalaryMid-Career Salary% High Meaning% STEM Degrees
26Cornell University – Ithaca, NYIvy League, Research Universities, For Sports Fans$59,600$114,50052%33%
26Williams CollegeLiberal Arts$49,900$114,50042%26%
28Stevens Institute of TechnologyEngineering, Research Universities$67,100$114,40051%84%
29Union College – Schenectady, NYLiberal Arts$50,800$114,00050%27%
30United States Air Force Academy (USAFA)State School, Engineering, For Sports Fans, Liberal Arts$68,200$113,50062%48%
31Duke UniversityResearch Universities, For Sports Fans, Religious$62,000$113,00062%34%
32Georgia Institute of TechnologyState School, Engineering, For Sports Fans, Research Universities$62,300$112,60049%71%
33Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)Engineering, Research Universities$62,700$112,50052%74%
34NYU Polytechnic School of EngineeringEngineering, Research Universities$65,300$112,30064%97%
35Georgetown University – Washington D.C.Research Universities, For Sports Fans, Religious$51,900$111,80048%7%
36Whitman CollegeLiberal Arts$44,800$110,90054%25%
37University of Notre DameResearch Universities, For Sports Fans, Religious$57,600$110,40048%22%
38Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)Engineering, Research Universities$63,400$110,30053%87%
39Franklin and Marshall CollegeLiberal Arts$46,900$109,80038%16%
40Carleton CollegeLiberal Arts$45,400$111,50048%34%
41Massachusetts Maritime AcademyState School$55,200$109,50041%36%
41Colorado School of MinesState School, Engineering, Research Universities$68,600$109,50063%97%
43Washington University in St. LouisResearch Universities$58,200$109,30054%25%
44Lehigh UniversityParty School, Research Universities, For Sports Fans$61,000$108,80046%37%
44University of ChicagoResearch Universities$52,900$108,80056%22%
46Dartmouth CollegeIvy League, Research Universities, For Sports Fans$56,700$108,20047%20%
47Kenyon CollegeLiberal Arts$47,400$107,400N/A15%
48Vanderbilt UniversityResearch Universities, For Sports Fans$56,500$107,10061%25%
49Pomona CollegeLiberal Arts$49,000$106,60067%20%
50Bucknell UniversityLiberal Arts, Party School, For Sports Fans$58,400$105,80040%30%

 

Source: PayScale

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