Best Ivy League Schools By Salary Potential

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A degree from one of the Ivy League schools like Harvard or Dartmouth can certainly score you a solid paycheck. But, which diploma will help you get to the biggest earnings? Before you shell out for four years of ivy-covered charm, see our list of the best Ivy League schools by salary potential.

Methodology
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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Best Ivy League Schools By Salary Potential - Full List
Starting Median Salary Mid-Career Median Salary
Princeton University $56,900 $130,000
Harvard University $54,100 $116,000
Dartmouth College $51,600 $114,000
Yale University $50,700 $105,000
Columbia University $52,800 $105,000
Brown University $50,200 $104,000
University of Pennsylvania $57,300 $103,000
Cornell University $55,800 $101,000
Methodology
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.
 
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