The Best Universities For a Bachelor’s Degree

Before taking the plunge and enrolling in a four-year program, do some research and check out the top colleges with the highest-paid graduates.

Bachelor's Only
All Alumni
RankSchool NameSchool TypeEarly Career Pay
Mid-Career Pay
% High Meaning
% STEM Degrees
Rank:476School Name:Abilene Christian UniversitySchool Type:Private School, Religious, For Sports FansEarly Career Pay:$61,500Mid-Career Pay:$110,800% High Meaning:49%% STEM Degrees:7%
Rank:910School Name:Adams State UniversitySchool Type:State SchoolEarly Career Pay:$54,200Mid-Career Pay:$97,600% High Meaning:41%% STEM Degrees:2%
Rank:555School Name:Adelphi UniversitySchool Type:Private School, Research UniversityEarly Career Pay:$64,500Mid-Career Pay:$108,000% High Meaning:50%% STEM Degrees:8%
Rank:1200School Name:Adrian CollegeSchool Type:Private School, ReligiousEarly Career Pay:$52,400Mid-Career Pay:$89,200% High Meaning:54%% STEM Degrees:11%
Rank:594School Name:AdventHealth UniversitySchool Type:Private School, ReligiousEarly Career Pay:$64,200Mid-Career Pay:$106,700% High Meaning:86%% STEM Degrees:4%
Rank:834School Name:Agnes Scott CollegeSchool Type:Liberal Arts School, Private School, Religious, Sober SchoolEarly Career Pay:$58,300Mid-Career Pay:$99,400% High Meaning:53%% STEM Degrees:20%
Rank:871School Name:Alabama A & M UniversitySchool Type:For Sports Fans, State SchoolEarly Career Pay:$62,800Mid-Career Pay:$98,400% High Meaning:65%% STEM Degrees:31%
Rank:1403School Name:Alabama State UniversitySchool Type:For Sports Fans, State SchoolEarly Career Pay:$48,200Mid-Career Pay:$81,700% High Meaning:60%% STEM Degrees:17%
Rank:733School Name:Alaska Pacific UniversitySchool Type:Private School, ReligiousEarly Career Pay:$59,700Mid-Career Pay:$102,000% High Meaning:-% STEM Degrees:1%
Rank:66School Name:Albany College of Pharmacy and Health SciencesSchool Type:Private SchoolEarly Career Pay:$80,900Mid-Career Pay:$145,800% High Meaning:72%% STEM Degrees:2%
Rank:1324School Name:Albany State UniversitySchool Type:State SchoolEarly Career Pay:$50,800Mid-Career Pay:$85,300% High Meaning:72%% STEM Degrees:6%
Rank:991School Name:Albertus Magnus CollegeSchool Type:Private School, ReligiousEarly Career Pay:$63,200Mid-Career Pay:$94,900% High Meaning:52%% STEM Degrees:2%
Rank:216School Name:Albion CollegeSchool Type:Liberal Arts School, Private SchoolEarly Career Pay:$61,600Mid-Career Pay:$125,500% High Meaning:45%% STEM Degrees:23%
Rank:708School Name:Albright CollegeSchool Type:Liberal Arts School, Private School, ReligiousEarly Career Pay:$60,900Mid-Career Pay:$102,700% High Meaning:46%% STEM Degrees:13%
Rank:1473School Name:Alcorn State UniversitySchool Type:For Sports Fans, State SchoolEarly Career Pay:$55,300Mid-Career Pay:$76,900% High Meaning:66%% STEM Degrees:26%
Rank:973School Name:Alderson Broaddus UniversitySchool Type:Private School, ReligiousEarly Career Pay:$58,200Mid-Career Pay:$95,600% High Meaning:60%% STEM Degrees:10%
Rank:494School Name:Alfred UniversitySchool Type:Private SchoolEarly Career Pay:$58,500Mid-Career Pay:$110,000% High Meaning:44%% STEM Degrees:21%
Rank:305School Name:Allegheny CollegeSchool Type:Liberal Arts School, Private School, ReligiousEarly Career Pay:$60,100Mid-Career Pay:$119,000% High Meaning:45%% STEM Degrees:31%
Rank:840School Name:Allen CollegeSchool Type:Private SchoolEarly Career Pay:$63,700Mid-Career Pay:$99,300% High Meaning:-% STEM Degrees:0%
Rank:396School Name:Alma CollegeSchool Type:Liberal Arts School, Private School, ReligiousEarly Career Pay:$59,300Mid-Career Pay:$114,700% High Meaning:53%% STEM Degrees:20%
Rank:1269School Name:Alvernia UniversitySchool Type:Private School, ReligiousEarly Career Pay:$53,700Mid-Career Pay:$87,000% High Meaning:51%% STEM Degrees:3%
Rank:1180School Name:Alverno CollegeSchool Type:Private School, ReligiousEarly Career Pay:$54,100Mid-Career Pay:$89,800% High Meaning:60%% STEM Degrees:2%
Rank:675School Name:Amberton UniversitySchool Type:Private School, ReligiousEarly Career Pay:$64,000Mid-Career Pay:$103,500% High Meaning:53%% STEM Degrees:0%
Rank:977School Name:American International CollegeSchool Type:Private School, Research UniversityEarly Career Pay:$66,000Mid-Career Pay:$95,500% High Meaning:64%% STEM Degrees:0%
Rank:168School Name:American UniversitySchool Type:Private School, Religious, Research University, For Sports FansEarly Career Pay:$68,400Mid-Career Pay:$129,900% High Meaning:46%% STEM Degrees:4%

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