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:56School Name:California Polytechnic State University-San Luis ObispoSchool Type:For Sports Fans, State SchoolEarly Career Pay:$80,500Mid-Career Pay:$148,600% High Meaning:50%% STEM Degrees:36%
Rank:243School Name:Spring Hill CollegeSchool Type:Liberal Arts School, Private School, ReligiousEarly Career Pay:$56,900Mid-Career Pay:$123,100% High Meaning:52%% STEM Degrees:8%
Rank:504School Name:University of Colorado Colorado SpringsSchool Type:State SchoolEarly Career Pay:$63,700Mid-Career Pay:$109,600% High Meaning:56%% STEM Degrees:23%
Rank:594School Name:University of Illinois SpringfieldSchool Type:State SchoolEarly Career Pay:$59,700Mid-Career Pay:$106,700% High Meaning:51%% STEM Degrees:32%
Rank:605School Name:Missouri State University-SpringfieldSchool Type:For Sports Fans, State SchoolEarly Career Pay:$56,300Mid-Career Pay:$106,400% High Meaning:52%% STEM Degrees:11%
Rank:871School Name:Spelman CollegeSchool Type:Liberal Arts School, Private SchoolEarly Career Pay:$65,400Mid-Career Pay:$98,400% High Meaning:46%% STEM Degrees:24%
Rank:1040School Name:Spalding UniversitySchool Type:Private School, Religious, Research UniversityEarly Career Pay:$57,500Mid-Career Pay:$93,800% High Meaning:77%% STEM Degrees:0%
Rank:1304School Name:Spring Arbor UniversitySchool Type:Private School, ReligiousEarly Career Pay:$50,300Mid-Career Pay:$85,900% High Meaning:64%% STEM Degrees:1%
Rank:1371School Name:Springfield CollegeSchool Type:Private SchoolEarly Career Pay:$54,100Mid-Career Pay:$83,300% High Meaning:65%% STEM Degrees:5%
Rank:1504School Name:Springfield College-Regional, Online, and Continuing EducationSchool Type:Private SchoolEarly Career Pay:$44,100Mid-Career Pay:$70,700% High Meaning:-% STEM Degrees:0%

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