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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