2014—2015 PAYSCALE
COLLEGE SALARY REPORT
Best Schools by Salary Potential for Business Majors (Full List)
A bachelor's degree in business is a great investment toward your future. Learn more about the best undergraduate business universities by salary.  [read more]
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Top 10 Colleges for Business Majors
Methodology
Annual pay for graduates with a bachelor's degree in this subject matter grouping without any higher degrees. Typical starting graduates have 0 to 5 years of experience; mid-career graduates have 10 years or more. See full methodology.
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Rank School Name Early Career Salary Mid-Career Salary
1 University of California - Berkeley $72,000 $138,300
2 Washington University in St. Louis $58,600 $129,100
3 University of Notre Dame $56,900 $122,700
4 University of Pennsylvania $69,600 $121,700
4 Georgetown University - Washington D.C. $58,900 $121,700
6 University of California - Irvine (UCI) $48,100 $121,000
7 University of Richmond $52,400 $118,100
8 University of Southern California (USC) $56,500 $118,000
9 Babson College $61,500 $117,400
10 Hofstra University $48,300 $116,500
11 Cornell University - Ithaca, NY $58,500 $116,100
11 Georgia Institute of Technology $52,300 $116,100
11 Lehigh University $60,700 $116,100
14 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) $50,500 $113,800
15 George Washington University (GWU) $57,800 $112,600
16 Santa Clara University $62,000 $112,300
17 Loyola University - Baltimore, MD $52,600 $111,000
18 Manhattan College $50,300 $110,800
19 Loyola Marymount University $54,400 $108,500
20 St. Mary's University - San Antonio, TX $40,200 $108,100
21 La Salle University - Philadelphia, PA $41,400 $106,900
22 Drake University $50,000 $106,800
23 University of Virginia (UVA) - Main Campus $60,200 $106,400
23 John Carroll University $49,100 $106,400
25 New York University (NYU) $55,500 $104,500
26 Marquette University $52,500 $104,400
27 Seton Hall University - South Orange, NJ $50,900 $103,900
28 Tulane University $49,400 $102,200
29 University of California - Santa Barbara (UCSB) $50,500 $102,000
30 University of San Diego (USD) $52,300 $101,900
31 University of Texas (UT) - Austin $55,800 $101,300
32 The College of William and Mary $55,300 $100,900
33 Boston College $59,700 $100,700
33 Pacific Lutheran University $44,600 $100,700
35 Southern Methodist University (SMU) $52,100 $99,800
36 Furman University $47,900 $99,700
37 Syracuse University $53,300 $99,400
37 Clarkson University - Potsdam, NY $66,400 $99,400
39 University of California - Davis (UC Davis) $49,100 $98,800
40 Villanova University $59,700 $98,700
41 Miami University - Oxford, OH $56,200 $98,400
42 Merrimack College $53,100 $98,300
42 Valparaiso University $45,700 $98,300
44 Longwood University $49,100 $98,100
45 California Polytechnic State University (CalPoly) - San Luis Obispo $54,100 $97,600
46 University of Washington (UW) - Main Campus $55,800 $97,500
46 Rutgers University - Main Campus $53,100 $97,500
48 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) $55,400 $97,100
48 Texas Christian University (TCU) $54,800 $97,100
50 Brigham Young University (BYU) $57,000 $96,700
51 Gonzaga University $49,100 $96,600
52 Rutgers University - New Brunswick Campus $55,400 $96,400
53 University of Wisconsin (UW) - Madison $51,200 $96,200
54 Saint Mary's College of California $50,800 $96,000
55 San Jose State University (SJSU) $50,600 $95,800
56 Pace University - New York, NY $54,700 $95,700
56 Rutgers University - Camden Campus $44,200 $95,700
58 Indiana University (IU) - Bloomington $51,200 $95,500
59 Fashion Institute of Technology - New York, NY $47,300 $95,200
59 Stonehill College $51,800 $95,200
61 Louisiana State University (LSU) $49,200 $95,100
62 Boston University $55,200 $95,000
63 Texas Tech University $50,700 $94,700
63 University of St. Thomas - St Paul, MN $46,100 $94,700
65 Texas A&M University - Main Campus $52,900 $94,500
65 St. John's University - Queens, NY $51,100 $94,500
67 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) $52,400 $94,400
68 Calvin College $44,800 $94,200
69 Creighton University $48,700 $94,100
70 University of Maryland - College Park $55,100 $93,900
71 Howard University $49,900 $93,800
72 SUNY - Albany $51,200 $93,400
73 Western Connecticut State University $42,800 $93,200
73 Bradley University $49,100 $93,200
75 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) $58,700 $93,000
76 University of Connecticut (UConn) - Main Campus $56,600 $92,800
77 James Madison University (JMU) $58,900 $92,700
78 Clemson University $49,200 $92,600
79 University of Alaska - Anchorage Campus $51,500 $92,500
80 University of Arizona $51,400 $92,400
80 Ohio University - Main Campus $48,700 $92,400
82 University of San Francisco (USF) $53,400 $92,300
83 University of California - Los Angeles (UCLA) $59,900 $92,200
84 Baylor University $49,700 $92,100
85 Bentley University $56,800 $92,000
86 University of Minnesota - Twin Cities $51,400 $91,800
87 DePaul University $50,900 $91,700
88 California State Polytechnic University - Pomona $44,800 $91,500
88 George Mason University $50,200 $91,500
88 University of Kansas $49,300 $91,500
91 Western Washington University $48,600 $91,300
91 Midwestern State University (MSU) $40,400 $91,300
93 University of Oklahoma $51,600 $91,100
93 University of Illinois at Chicago $47,100 $91,100
95 San Francisco State University (SFSU) $48,700 $91,000
96 Illinois State University $47,700 $90,900
97 West Chester University $43,800 $90,800
98 Duquesne University $46,700 $90,600
99 University of Georgia (UGA) $51,800 $90,500
99 SUNY - Binghamton University $45,600 $90,500
101 University of Tulsa $47,700 $90,300
102 University of Colorado - Boulder (UCB) $49,200 $89,900
102 University of Maine at Orono $43,700 $89,900
104 University of Missouri - Columbia $45,200 $89,800
105 Long Island University - C W Post Campus $44,100 $89,600
106 University of Massachusetts (UMass) - Lowell Campus $49,000 $89,500
107 Washington State University (WSU) $49,200 $89,400
108 Westminster College - Salt Lake City, UT $49,700 $89,300
109 West Virginia University (WVU) - Main Campus $45,000 $89,200
110 Auburn University $46,600 $89,000
110 Montclair State University $46,900 $89,000
110 University of Hartford $44,700 $89,000
113 Fordham University $54,200 $88,900
114 Bryant University $54,400 $88,700
114 University of Idaho $43,500 $88,700
116 Drexel University $52,700 $88,600
117 California State University - Chico $52,300 $88,400
118 CUNY - Bernard M Baruch College $49,400 $88,300
119 Northern Illinois University (NIU) $49,100 $88,200
120 University of Redlands $46,000 $88,100
121 The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey $38,500 $87,900
122 University of Wisconsin (UWW) - Whitewater $44,600 $87,800
122 California State University - Fresno (Fresno State) $41,400 $87,800
122 Oregon State University (OSU) - Main Campus $46,100 $87,800
122 CUNY - College of Staten Island $49,400 $87,800
126 Dowling College $52,500 $87,700
127 California State University - Long Beach (CSULB) $44,600 $87,400
128 Purdue University - Main Campus $50,500 $87,300
128 University of Missouri - Kansas City (UMKC) $44,700 $87,300
128 Western New England College $51,000 $87,300
131 Clarion University of Pennsylvania $35,500 $87,200
132 Iowa State University $48,000 $87,100
133 Saint Louis University (SLU) $46,500 $87,000
134 University of Iowa (UI) $47,200 $86,900
135 University of Nevada - Reno (UNR) $47,800 $86,800
136 Ohio State University (OSU) - Main Campus $48,300 $86,600
137 Suffolk University $47,400 $86,500
137 University of New Hampshire (UNH) - Main Campus $46,700 $86,500
137 Rider University $48,200 $86,500
140 California State University - Fullerton (CSUF) $45,800 $86,400
141 LeTourneau University $44,700 $86,100
141 CUNY - Hunter College $45,600 $86,100
143 Iona College $47,100 $86,000
144 University of Mary Washington $46,100 $85,800
145 California State University - Sacramento (CSUS) $47,800 $85,700
145 Bowling Green State University - Bowling Green, OH $44,300 $85,700
147 University of Wisconsin (UWEC) - Eau Claire $44,400 $85,600
148 Arizona State University (ASU) $51,100 $85,500
148 Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) - Main Campus $51,000 $85,500
148 Elmhurst College $47,900 $85,500
151 University of Cincinnati (UC) $44,000 $85,400
152 University of Houston (UH) $53,200 $85,300
152 University of North Texas (UNT) $45,500 $85,300
152 University of Baltimore $52,200 $85,300
152 Mississippi College $36,600 $85,300
156 Purdue University - Calumet Campus $40,800 $85,100
157 Saint Cloud State University $44,500 $85,000
157 Rowan University $48,700 $85,000
159 University of Massachusetts (UMass) - Amherst Campus $47,300 $84,900
159 University of Missouri - St. Louis Campus $45,300 $84,900
159 University of Southern Maine (USM) $40,000 $84,900
162 University of Delaware $51,800 $84,800
163 University of Kentucky (UK) $44,800 $84,700
164 San Diego State University (SDSU) - Main Campus $45,400 $84,500
164 Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU) $36,300 $84,500
166 Michigan State University (MSU) $52,700 $84,400
167 Maryville University of Saint Louis $49,200 $84,200
168 William Paterson University $41,300 $84,100
169 Bridgewater State College $43,800 $84,000
169 The Citadel - Military College of South Carolina * $46,900 $84,000
171 Thomas More College $44,100 $83,900
172 Northwest Missouri State University $43,200 $83,800
173 Temple University $49,800 $83,600
173 University of Texas at Dallas $46,900 $83,600
173 Colorado State University (CSU) $48,800 $83,600
176 Florida State University (FSU) $45,800 $83,300
176 Northeastern University $54,800 $83,300
176 University of Florida (UF) $48,000 $83,300
179 Wayne State University - Detroit, MI $44,900 $83,100
180 Xavier University $47,400 $83,000
180 Wentworth Institute of Technology $56,800 $83,000
182 Missouri State University (MSU) $40,100 $82,700
182 Hiram College $37,900 $82,700
184 Georgia Southern University $43,700 $82,600
184 University of Rhode Island (URI) $47,100 $82,600
184 University of Montana $42,200 $82,600
187 California State University - Northridge (CSUN) $47,200 $82,500
188 University of Pittsburgh - Main Campus $45,300 $82,400
188 Pittsburg State University $43,400 $82,400
190 Milwaukee School of Engineering $56,700 $82,000
191 Towson University $49,600 $81,900
191 Central Washington University (CWU) $48,700 $81,900
193 Loyola University - Chicago, IL $47,200 $81,800
194 University of California - Riverside (UCR) $46,000 $81,700
194 University of Utah $48,100 $81,700
194 University of Denver $51,300 $81,700
194 University of Indianapolis $50,700 $81,700
198 DeVry University - Pomona, CA $45,300 $81,500
198 California State University - East Bay (CSUEB) $46,200 $81,500
198 Elizabethtown College $41,600 $81,500
201 Sam Houston State University $47,300 $81,400
201 Utah Valley University $47,500 $81,400
203 North Carolina State University (NCSU) $43,800 $81,300
203 University of Michigan - Ann Arbor $56,600 $81,300
203 Post University $46,200 $81,300
206 Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) $46,300 $81,200
207 Winthrop University $38,000 $81,100
208 University of Wisconsin (UWM) - Milwaukee $44,900 $81,000
209 Western Michigan University (WMU) $47,400 $80,900
209 Roger Williams University $49,700 $80,900
209 New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) $48,900 $80,900
212 Texas State University - San Marcos Campus $46,700 $80,800
212 Benedictine University $44,100 $80,800
214 California State University - San Bernardino (CSUSB) $44,200 $80,700
215 University of Dayton $49,700 $80,600
216 Ramapo College of New Jersey $45,000 $80,500
217 University of Maryland University College (UMUC) $47,100 $80,400
217 University of Nebraska - Lincoln $43,500 $80,400
217 University of Wyoming (UW) $43,900 $80,400
220 Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) $38,100 $80,200
220 Western Illinois University $47,100 $80,200
222 Pepperdine University $54,500 $80,100
222 Truman State University $42,300 $80,100
222 Rockhurst University $51,800 $80,100
225 Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania $45,000 $80,000
225 University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) $46,100 $80,000
227 Montana State University - Main Campus $40,900 $79,900
228 University of La Verne $43,500 $79,800
229 SUNY - Empire State College $44,400 $79,500
229 West Texas A & M University $40,800 $79,500
229 National Louis University $45,300 $79,500
232 North Georgia College and State University $42,200 $79,300
233 University of Massachusetts (UMass) - Dartmouth Campus $43,400 $79,200
233 Idaho State University (ISU) $40,000 $79,200
235 Georgia State University $47,400 $79,000
236 Florida Atlantic University (FAU) $44,700 $78,900
236 University at Buffalo (UB) $44,800 $78,900
238 Dallas Baptist University $46,200 $78,800
238 Eastern Kentucky University $45,500 $78,800
238 Lamar University $47,800 $78,800
241 University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) $51,800 $78,600
241 University of Alabama - Huntsville Campus $43,000 $78,600
243 Eastern Illinois University $41,500 $78,500
244 Northeastern Illinois University $44,400 $78,100
244 Pennsylvania College of Technology $40,700 $78,100
246 California State University - Los Angeles (CSULA) $45,000 $77,900
247 University of Tennessee $47,700 $77,500
248 Lewis University $50,300 $77,400
249 Minnesota State University - Mankato Campus $46,600 $77,200
249 University of Northern Colorado $46,000 $77,200
251 University of Alabama - Main Campus $46,700 $77,100
251 Robert Morris University (RMU) - Moon Township, PA $47,900 $77,100
253 Sonoma State University $49,500 $77,000
253 Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) - Erie-Behrend College $47,500 $77,000
253 Marshall University $39,400 $77,000
253 Christopher Newport University $42,200 $77,000
257 Kean University $40,900 $76,900
258 Seattle University $46,200 $76,800
258 Columbus State University $33,900 $76,800
260 Nova Southeastern University $48,000 $76,700
261 University of Wisconsin (UW) - Platteville Campus $42,700 $76,600
262 University of Oregon $50,400 $76,500
262 University of Miami (UM) - Florida $52,800 $76,500
262 Weber State University $46,400 $76,500
265 Ferris State University $42,300 $76,400
266 Troy University $45,300 $76,300
266 Providence College $54,500 $76,300
266 Washburn University $54,300 $76,300
269 Kansas State University (KSU) $46,300 $76,200
269 University of Massachusetts (UMass) - Boston Campus $50,700 $76,200
269 University of Wisconsin (UW) - Oshkosh Campus $46,000 $76,200
272 University of South Florida - Main Campus $45,800 $76,100
272 Chapman University $46,800 $76,100
274 University of Minnesota - Duluth Campus $43,800 $76,000
274 Thomas Edison State College $45,100 $76,000
274 Siena College $46,700 $76,000
274 University of New Haven $43,600 $76,000
278 Florida Southern College $38,100 $75,900
279 Carroll University - Waukesha, WI $41,500 $75,700
280 Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA) $39,200 $75,600
281 Metropolitan State College of Denver (MSCD) $42,200 $75,400
281 University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) $40,300 $75,400
283 Mississippi State University (MSU) $43,700 $75,300
284 Oklahoma State University (OSU) - Main Campus $47,500 $75,200
285 University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) $43,600 $75,100
285 University of Alabama - Birmingham Campus $38,400 $75,100
287 Berkeley College - New York, NY $42,800 $75,000
287 Wichita State University $42,400 $75,000
289 Sacred Heart University - Fairfield, CT $55,200 $74,900
290 University of Nevada - Las Vegas (UNLV) $45,000 $74,700
290 SUNY - College at Brockport $41,200 $74,700
292 University of Memphis (U of M) $44,600 $74,600
292 Central Connecticut State University $42,800 $74,600
292 Augsburg College $51,500 $74,600
292 Jacksonville State University (JSU) $33,600 $74,600
296 University of Central Florida (UCF) $40,200 $74,500
296 Eastern Washington University $43,700 $74,500
296 Canisius College $41,000 $74,500
299 University of Toledo $43,800 $74,400
300 University of Hawaii at Manoa $42,100 $74,300
300 Valdosta State University (VSU) $41,100 $74,300
302 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) $38,200 $74,200
303 Kent State University (KSU) $41,100 $74,100
303 Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) $44,500 $74,100
305 Indiana University-Purdue University - Indianapolis (IUPUI) $42,100 $74,000
306 Cleveland State University $45,900 $73,900
306 Ball State University (BSU) $44,700 $73,900
308 Central Michigan University $42,600 $73,800
308 Salisbury University $48,900 $73,800
308 Indiana State University $44,400 $73,800
311 Florida International University (FIU) $42,600 $73,700
311 Messiah College $54,200 $73,700
313 Eastern Connecticut State University $42,900 $73,600
313 Southern Oregon University $48,300 $73,600
315 University of South Carolina - Main Campus $43,200 $73,300
315 University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) $41,700 $73,300
315 CUNY - Brooklyn College $44,200 $73,300
315 Boise State University (BSU) $43,000 $73,300
315 University of Northern Iowa $45,000 $73,300
320 Mercer University $44,600 $73,200
321 University of Akron - Main Campus $41,200 $73,000
321 Salem State University $41,600 $73,000
323 Park University $43,000 $72,900
323 University of North Florida (UNF) $48,500 $72,900
325 Northern Kentucky University (NKU) $45,500 $72,800
325 SUNY - College at Oswego $39,000 $72,800
325 Rollins College $52,400 $72,800
328 University of Arkansas - Main Campus $47,600 $72,600
328 Utah State University - Main Campus $49,100 $72,600
330 Quinnipiac University $54,500 $72,500
330 Linfield College $47,500 $72,500
332 University of New Mexico (UNM) $44,600 $72,400
333 Hampton University $38,700 $72,300
334 University of Houston Downtown (UHD) $46,900 $72,200
335 University of Nebraska at Kearney $36,700 $72,100
336 Grand Canyon University $41,300 $71,800
336 Millersville University of Pennsylvania $40,700 $71,800
338 Southern Illinois University (SIU) - Carbondale Campus $40,100 $71,700
339 National University $47,300 $71,600
339 Minnesota State University - Moorhead Campus $45,200 $71,600
341 University of Wisconsin (UW) - Stevens Point Campus $44,300 $71,500
342 Northwood University - Midland, MI $44,200 $71,400
342 John Brown University $45,000 $71,400
344 SUNY - College at Plattsburgh $38,800 $71,300
345 Saint Mary's University of Minnesota $51,000 $71,200
346 Eastern Michigan University $44,200 $71,100
346 SUNY - New Paltz $41,300 $71,100
348 Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) $43,400 $71,000
348 Oakland University - Rochester Hills, MI $46,300 $71,000
348 University of Colorado - Denver Campus $43,900 $71,000
348 Winona State University $41,000 $71,000
352 Franklin University $40,400 $70,800
353 Geneva College $39,000 $70,700
354 College of Charleston $44,200 $70,500
354 California State University - San Marcos (CSUSM) $46,300 $70,500
356 University of Southern Mississippi (USM) $38,200 $70,400
357 Old Dominion University $43,600 $70,200
358 Johnson & Wales University (JWU) - Providence, RI $41,700 $70,100
359 University of Wisconsin (UW) - La Crosse Campus $45,700 $70,000
359 Hawaii Pacific University $44,100 $70,000
359 Mercyhurst College $39,500 $70,000
362 University of West Florida (UWF) $37,900 $69,900
362 Northeastern State University $46,700 $69,900
364 Metropolitan State University $47,200 $69,800
364 North Dakota State University (NDSU) $42,100 $69,800
364 Youngstown State University (YSU) $38,300 $69,800
367 Radford University $47,700 $69,700
367 Philadelphia University $43,700 $69,700
369 Wayland Baptist University $44,100 $69,600
369 University of New Orleans (UNO) $42,500 $69,600
369 Baker University $49,000 $69,600
369 Fitchburg State College $42,300 $69,600
373 University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) $45,100 $69,500
373 University of Phoenix - Temple Terrace, FL $36,300 $69,500
375 Arkansas State University (ASU) $39,000 $69,400
376 Union University - Jackson, TN $43,400 $69,300
377 Regis University - Denver, CO $47,800 $69,200
378 McNeese State University $45,800 $69,100
378 Florida Institute of Technology (Florida Tech) $48,700 $69,100
380 Marian University - Indianapolis, IN $45,100 $69,000
381 Mercy College $46,500 $68,900
381 Muhlenberg College $51,900 $68,900
383 Fort Hays State University (FHSU) $46,100 $68,800
383 Wright State University - Main Campus $42,900 $68,800
383 Columbia College - Chicago, IL $38,000 $68,800
386 University of Wisconsin (UW) - Stout Campus $47,700 $68,600
386 New Mexico State University - Main Campus $41,000 $68,600
386 Cardinal Stritch University $51,400 $68,600
386 University of South Alabama $44,600 $68,600
390 DeSales University $44,700 $68,500
391 University of Louisiana (UL) at Lafayette $40,400 $68,400
391 Albertus Magnus College $40,800 $68,400
391 Marian University - Fond Du Lac, WI $43,600 $68,400
394 Concordia University - Mequon, WI $43,500 $68,200
395 Tennessee Technological University (TTU) $37,900 $68,100
396 Portland State University (PSU) $44,600 $68,000
396 University of West Georgia $41,400 $68,000
396 Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania $44,900 $68,000
399 North Carolina A&T State University $47,300 $67,900
400 University of Mississippi $42,300 $67,700
400 Worcester State University $46,000 $67,700
402 Georgia Southwestern State University $32,600 $67,600
403 Western Governors University (WGU) $44,800 $67,500
403 Kennesaw State University $45,700 $67,500
403 University of Phoenix - Phoenix, AZ $44,800 $67,500
406 Webster University $40,100 $67,100
407 Murray State University $38,100 $66,800
408 High Point University $48,100 $66,500
408 University of Wisconsin (UWP) - Parkside $45,900 $66,500
410 Meredith College $41,800 $66,400
411 Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) $48,500 $66,100
411 University of North Carolina at Asheville (UNCA) $46,500 $66,100
413 Marist College $45,400 $65,800
414 East Carolina University (ECU) $42,100 $65,700
414 University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) $39,000 $65,700
414 Appalachian State University $41,900 $65,700
417 Southern Illinois University (SIU) - Edwardsville Campus $41,900 $65,600
417 University of Texas - Pan American (UTPA) $40,000 $65,600
419 Western Carolina University $41,500 $65,500
420 Northern Arizona University (NAU) $43,300 $65,200
421 Bellevue University - Bellevue, NE $44,400 $65,000
421 University of Central Missouri $40,500 $65,000
421 Baldwin-Wallace College $44,800 $65,000
421 Gardner-Webb University $40,300 $65,000
421 Cleary University $41,900 $65,000
426 University of Nebraska at Omaha $46,500 $64,900
427 Malone University $40,700 $64,800
427 Concordia University - Saint Paul, MN $40,700 $64,800
429 Tarleton State University (TSU) $37,800 $64,700
429 Governors State University $39,900 $64,700
431 DeVry University - Columbus, OH $42,400 $64,600
432 Barry University $44,800 $64,500
433 East Tennessee State University (ETSU) $39,200 $64,400
433 Baker College - Flint, MI $39,700 $64,400
435 Upper Iowa University $41,100 $64,300
436 Strayer University - Washington D.C. $49,300 $64,100
437 Saint Leo University $34,900 $64,000
438 Columbia Southern University $42,200 $63,700
439 University of Louisville $41,300 $63,600
439 Albright College $45,400 $63,600
441 DeVry University - Chicago, IL $44,000 $63,400
441 Lindenwood University $38,100 $63,400
443 DeVry University - Irving, TX $45,000 $63,300
444 Western Kentucky University $42,200 $63,200
444 Roosevelt University $44,000 $63,200
446 Belhaven University $47,100 $62,900
447 Southeast Missouri State University $41,300 $62,800
447 Plymouth State University $42,400 $62,800
449 Southern New Hampshire University $42,600 $62,600
449 Auburn University - Montgomery $43,000 $62,600
451 Medaille College $45,400 $62,500
452 Indiana Institute Of Technology $35,400 $62,400
453 Grand Valley State University $41,300 $62,300
453 Eastern University $51,100 $62,300
455 Colorado Christian University $40,400 $62,100
456 Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration $48,300 $62,000
456 Brenau University $39,000 $62,000
458 Belmont University $39,900 $61,900
459 Siena Heights University $39,300 $61,300
460 Indiana University-Purdue University - Fort Wayne (IPFW) $40,500 $61,200
461 Liberty University $42,200 $61,000
462 Nyack College $39,400 $60,800
463 Columbia College - Columbia, MO $42,900 $60,500
463 Capella University $49,600 $60,500
465 University of South Carolina - Upstate Campus $36,800 $60,300
466 Belmont Abbey College $38,800 $60,200
467 Athens State University $38,200 $60,000
468 University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW) $44,300 $59,700
468 Bethel University - Saint Paul, MN $48,900 $59,700
470 Robert Morris University (RMU) - Chicago, IL $41,000 $59,600
471 Clark Atlanta University (CAU) $50,200 $59,500
472 St. Catherine University - St. Paul, MN $41,600 $59,400
473 Jackson State University (JSU) $41,900 $59,000
474 Morgan State University $41,300 $58,300
475 Davenport University $37,300 $58,200
475 Texas A&M University - Commerce Campus $35,600 $58,200
477 Averett University $40,200 $57,100
478 Montana State University - Billings Campus $39,600 $57,000
479 Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) $42,300 $56,900
480 Southeastern Louisiana University $40,000 $56,400
481 Wilmington University $43,600 $56,100
482 Spring Arbor University $37,100 $55,700
483 University of The Incarnate Word $42,700 $55,500
483 University of Michigan - Flint Campus $42,100 $55,500
483 Alverno College $40,000 $55,500
483 University of Phoenix - Savannah, GA $31,800 $55,500
487 Ashford University $38,100 $55,400
488 Southeastern Oklahoma State University $42,000 $54,400
489 American InterContinental University (AIU) - Online $41,500 $53,600
490 Friends University $49,000 $53,400
491 DeVry University - Decatur, GA $41,200 $53,000
492 Limestone College $42,700 $52,900
493 Fontbonne University $44,500 $52,500
494 Norfolk State University $35,500 $50,300
495 Colorado Technical University - Online $44,500 $50,100
496 Tennessee State University $45,000 $50,000
497 Faulkner University $40,000 $48,800
498 Bethel University - McKenzie, TN $38,400 $46,900
499 Evergreen State College $43,500 $42,100

The 2014-15 PayScale College Salary Report has salary data for business majors from 499 colleges and universities.

Schools with High-Earning Business Major Graduates

The best college for mid-career salary for business major grads is the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley ($138,300). Berkeley's overall college rank is 22, with 93 percent of grads saying that they'd recommend the school and 52 percent citing high job meaning. Haas also earns first place for early career salaries for business majors ($72,000).

Other top colleges for business major mid-career median pay include: Washington University in St. Louis ($129,100 mid-career, and $58,600 early career), University of Notre Dame ($122,700 mid-career, and $56,900 early career), and University of Pennsylvania ($121,700 mid-career, and $68,600 early career).

Best Undergraduate Schools for Business Majors by Early Career Salary

After Haas, the business majors earning the most in their early career come from UPenn ($69,600), Clarkson University ($66,400) and Santa Clara University ($62,000). Babson College, recently ranked the number one college overall in Money Magazine's college rankings, comes in fifth with a median early career salary of $61,500.

It should be noted that this ranking does not include salary data from alumni who went on to earn advanced degrees, including MBAs. Many business majors do go on to earn additional degrees, and that often increases earnings even more, especially when the student attends a prestigious business school.

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