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Top Party Colleges By Salary Potential

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Toga! Toga! Toga! Find out if universities with a reputation for party-prone students prepare them for the real world. We dug into the Princeton Review's "Top 20 Party Schools" list to see if party school grads keep the party going after graduation or buckle down and start making the big bucks.

Annual pay for Bachelors graduates without higher degrees. Typical starting graduates have 2 years of experience; mid-career have 15 years. See full methodology for more.

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Top Party Colleges By Salary Potential - Full List
Top Party Colleges Starting Median Salary Mid-Career Median Salary
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) $53,900 $99,700
Tulane University $47,800 $98,800
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) $49,700 $98,400
University of Colorado - Boulder (UCB) $47,100 $94,300
University of Texas (UT) - Austin $50,000 $91,300
University of Florida (UF) $47,300 $88,400
Pennsylvania State University (PSU) $49,700 $84,600
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa $40,800 $84,300
Arizona State University (ASU) $46,100 $82,800
Randolph-Macon College $42,100 $82,600
Indiana University (IU), Bloomington $46,000 $82,600
University of Georgia (UGA) $43,900 $81,500
University of Iowa (UI) $43,900 $80,800
University of Mississippi $41,800 $78,000
West Virginia University (WVU) $44,000 $76,400
Florida State University (FSU) $41,800 $76,200
University of Tennessee $43,800 $75,000
University of New Hampshire (UNH) $45,100 $73,900
Ohio University $43,300 $72,400
Loyola University - New Orleans $38,400 $69,000
This chart is based upon PayScale Salary Survey data for Bachelors graduates without higher degrees who are full-time employees in the United States. These results may not represent all attendees of these colleges. Salary is the sum of compensation from base salary, bonuses, profit sharing, commissions, and overtime, if applicable, but does not include equity (stock) compensation. See full methodology for more.