Education » ROI Rankings » Best ROIs by Major » English & Humanities
2013 PayScale College ROI Report
business majors
Top ROI Schools
for English and Humanities Majors



School Name School Type (IPEDS) Weighted Total Cost (IPEDS) 30-Year
Net ROI
(2013 Dollars)
Annualized Net ROI
1 Harvard University Private not-for-profit $218,200 $1,178,000 6.50%
2 University of Pennsylvania Private not-for-profit $222,700 $950,000 5.80%
3 University of California - Berkeley Public (In-State) $125,100 $900,800 7.40%
4 James Madison University (JMU) Public (In-State) $83,350 $868,600 8.60%
5 California Polytechnic State University (CalPoly) - San Luis Obispo Public (In-State) $97,730 $855,500 8.00%
6 Boston College Private not-for-profit $218,900 $803,600 5.40%
7 University of California - Los Angeles (UCLA) Public (In-State) $120,000 $748,100 6.90%
8 San Jose State University (SJSU) Public (In-State) $108,000 $744,800 7.30%
9 Rutgers University - New Brunswick Campus Public (In-State) $117,700 $731,000 6.90%
10 University of Washington (UW) - Main Campus Public (In-State) $91,370 $729,500 7.70%
11 Towson University Public (In-State) $94,080 $727,300 7.60%
12 University of Georgia (UGA) Public (In-State) $81,340 $722,100 8.10%
13 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) Public (In-State) $78,660 $720,700 8.20%
14 University of California - Santa Barbara (UCSB) Public (In-State) $121,400 $706,800 6.70%
15 Boston University Private not-for-profit $227,800 $695,300 4.90%
16 New York University (NYU) Private not-for-profit $225,600 $688,500 4.90%
17 University of Oregon Public (In-State) $88,400 $686,900 7.60%
18 Stony Brook University Public (In-State) $82,620 $680,100 7.80%
19 Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Private not-for-profit $229,600 $623,300 4.60%
20 University of California - Santa Cruz (UCSC) Public (In-State) $126,600 $623,300 6.20%
Find Out Exactly What You
Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -
Advertisement