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)
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
University of Colorado - Boulder (UCB)
University of Maryland (UMD)
University of Texas (UT) - Austin
University of Wisconsin (UW) - Madison
Pennsylvania State University (PSU)
Michigan State University (MSU)
West Virginia University (WVU)
University of Florida (UF)
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
University of Iowa (UI)
Indiana University (IU), Bloomington
University of Georgia (UGA)
University of Mississippi
University of Missouri - Columbia
Florida State University (FSU)
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.