July 21, 2009

For the love of money.

As if we needed more proof, a PayScale study shows that a Dartmouth education is the best investment in town. Yet again, Dartmouth College alumni have the highest median mid-career salary of any University in America.

Other highlights of note:
  • Name brands matter. Ivy League schools make up 5 of the top 10 earners.
  • Engineering schools aren't bad either for starting salaries.
  • Quantitative majors make bank over qualitative ones. (wish I knew that sooner)
  • The lowest earning majors include: Spanish, theology, education, fine arts, and drama.
  • US News and World Report is a third-rate magazine and its rankings are nonsensical.
Read the full article here.

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