Top Party Colleges By Salary Potential

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Some schools offer a benefit that no course catalog can describe - a great party scene. Which top party schools give you great memories and a good paycheck after you toss your cap? We've seen the "Top 10 Party Colleges" lists and we think our list of 20 top party colleges by salary potential will help you more.

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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Top Party Colleges By Salary Potential - Full List
Starting Median Salary Mid-Career Median Salary
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) $51,500 $94,300
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) $47,300 $91,000
University of Colorado - Boulder (UCB) $45,900 $90,400
University of Maryland (UMD) $49,500 $89,800
University of Texas (UT) - Austin $48,200 $89,500
DePauw University $41,300 $85,500
University of Wisconsin (UW) - Madison $46,900 $84,800
Pennsylvania State University (PSU) $48,300 $83,700
Michigan State University (MSU) $43,800 $80,900
West Virginia University (WVU) $45,400 $80,800
University of Florida (UF) $45,300 $80,700
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa $41,100 $80,600
University of Iowa (UI) $41,700 $80,300
Indiana University (IU), Bloomington $41,500 $79,400
University of Georgia (UGA) $41,000 $79,400
University of Mississippi $40,300 $77,600
University of Missouri - Columbia $41,200 $76,500
Florida State University (FSU) $38,500 $73,200
Ohio University $41,900 $72,200
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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