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Colleges That Bring The Highest Paycheck

Location, prestige, academic reputation and tuition are major factors for students in the college selection process, but post-graduate salary is something rarely considered. Although salaries depend heavily on a graduate’s field of work, companies are willing to pay a premium for students hailing from the nation’s top universities. But which undergraduate degrees are most valuable?Recently, released their report on the highest salary potential among the nation’s top colleges, and from this data,

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The Most Lucrative Educations

Location, prestige, academic reputation and tuition are major factors for students in the college selection process, but post-graduate salary is something rarely taken into consideration.

Although salaries depend heavily on a graduate’s field of work, companies are willing to pay a premium for students hailing from the nation’s top universities. But which undergraduate degrees are most valuable?

Recently, PayScale.com released a report on the highest salary potential among the nation’s top colleges, and from this data, colleges can be ranked by the mid-career median salaries of its graduates.

So, which schools have highest paid graduates? Click ahead to find out!

By Paul Toscano
Posted 19 Aug 2009

Source: PayScale.com // College Rankings by US News and World Report