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Salaries by Major at Colgate University

How much money do Colgate University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $51,100 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $75,300 on average.

In terms of specific areas of study, the following is a ranking of degree programs by the median first-year starting salaries for Colgate graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Economics with a median starting salary of $66,400 followed by Political Science and Government paying $53,200 and International Relations and National Security Studies graduates who have a median starting income of $50,900 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Colgate University graduates who received federal financial aid in the form of grants or loans. Not all graduates or fields of study are represented as data for some degree programs are omitted for privacy purposes.

Median first-year earnings for Colgate University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $66,400
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $53,200
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $50,900
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $43,100
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (Bachelorís Degree) $38,400
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $38,300
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $35,900
History (Bachelorís Degree) $32,600
Neurobiology and Neurosciences (Bachelorís Degree) $31,600

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190099 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Colgate University.