Best Schools by Type Bachelors

Rank 
School Name 
School Type
Degree Type 
School Sector
Early Career Pay
 
Median salary for alumni with 0-5 years experience
Mid-Career Pay
 
Median salary for alumni with 10+ years experience
% High Meaning
 
% alumni who say their work makes the world a better place
% STEM Degrees
 
% degrees awarded in science, technology, engineering or math subjects
1Engineering, Liberal Arts School, Private SchoolBachelorsPrivate not-for-profit$85,600$157,40056%85%

1Harvey Mudd College
Degree TypeBachelors
School SectorPrivate not-for-profit
Early Career Pay$85,600
Mid-Career Pay$157,400
% High Meaning56%
% STEM Degrees85%
2Engineering, Private School, Research UniversityBachelorsPrivate not-for-profit$83,600$150,40053%69%

2Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Degree TypeBachelors
School SectorPrivate not-for-profit
Early Career Pay$83,600
Mid-Career Pay$150,400
% High Meaning53%
% STEM Degrees69%
3Engineering, Liberal Arts School, Sober School, For Sports Fans, State SchoolBachelorsPublic$78,600$149,80065%58%

3United States Naval Academy
Degree TypeBachelors
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$78,600
Mid-Career Pay$149,800
% High Meaning65%
% STEM Degrees58%
4Engineering, Private School, Research University, For Sports FansBachelorsPrivate not-for-profit$76,500$143,10057%51%

4Stanford University
Degree TypeBachelors
School SectorPrivate not-for-profit
Early Career Pay$76,500
Mid-Career Pay$143,100
% High Meaning57%
% STEM Degrees51%
4Engineering, Private School, Research UniversityBachelorsPrivate not-for-profit$83,400$143,10054%96%

4California Institute of Technology
Degree TypeBachelors
School SectorPrivate not-for-profit
Early Career Pay$83,400
Mid-Career Pay$143,100
% High Meaning54%
% STEM Degrees96%
6Private SchoolBachelorsPrivate not-for-profit$80,200$142,60083%2%

6Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Degree TypeBachelors
School SectorPrivate not-for-profit
Early Career Pay$80,200
Mid-Career Pay$142,600
% High Meaning83%
% STEM Degrees2%
6Ivy League, Private School, Research University, For Sports FansBachelorsPrivate not-for-profit$72,600$142,60055%19%

6Harvard University
Degree TypeBachelors
School SectorPrivate not-for-profit
Early Career Pay$72,600
Mid-Career Pay$142,600
% High Meaning55%
% STEM Degrees19%
8Liberal Arts School, Sober School, For Sports Fans, State SchoolBachelorsPublic$79,300$141,90063%39%

8United States Military Academy
Degree TypeBachelors
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$79,300
Mid-Career Pay$141,900
% High Meaning63%
% STEM Degrees39%
9Ivy League, Private School, Research University, For Sports FansBachelorsPrivate not-for-profit$72,700$141,30047%45%

9Princeton University
Degree TypeBachelors
School SectorPrivate not-for-profit
Early Career Pay$72,700
Mid-Career Pay$141,300
% High Meaning47%
% STEM Degrees45%
10State SchoolBachelorsPublic$73,300$140,10055%32%

10SUNY Maritime College
Degree TypeBachelors
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$73,300
Mid-Career Pay$140,100
% High Meaning55%
% STEM Degrees32%
11Engineering, Research University, State SchoolBachelorsPublic$74,100$139,30060%93%

11Colorado School of Mines
Degree TypeBachelors
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$74,100
Mid-Career Pay$139,300
% High Meaning60%
% STEM Degrees93%
12Business, Private SchoolBachelorsPrivate not-for-profit$69,300$139,20035%0%

12Babson College
Degree TypeBachelors
School SectorPrivate not-for-profit
Early Career Pay$69,300
Mid-Career Pay$139,200
% High Meaning35%
% STEM Degrees0%
13Private School, Religious, For Sports FansBachelorsPrivate not-for-profit$66,800$139,10044%29%

13Santa Clara University
Degree TypeBachelors
School SectorPrivate not-for-profit
Early Career Pay$66,800
Mid-Career Pay$139,100
% High Meaning44%
% STEM Degrees29%
14Engineering, Private School, Research UniversityBachelorsPrivate not-for-profit$73,600$138,90050%79%

14Stevens Institute of Technology
Degree TypeBachelors
School SectorPrivate not-for-profit
Early Career Pay$73,600
Mid-Career Pay$138,900
% High Meaning50%
% STEM Degrees79%
15Ivy League, Private School, Research University, For Sports FansBachelorsPrivate not-for-profit$68,900$137,50044%35%

15Dartmouth College
Degree TypeBachelors
School SectorPrivate not-for-profit
Early Career Pay$68,900
Mid-Career Pay$137,500
% High Meaning44%
% STEM Degrees35%
16Liberal Arts School, Party School, Private School, For Sports FansBachelorsPrivate not-for-profit$65,000$137,30038%26%

16Colgate University
Degree TypeBachelors
School SectorPrivate not-for-profit
Early Career Pay$65,000
Mid-Career Pay$137,300
% High Meaning38%
% STEM Degrees26%
16Liberal Arts School, Sober School, For Sports Fans, State SchoolBachelorsPublic$74,000$137,30069%43%

16United States Air Force Academy
Degree TypeBachelors
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$74,000
Mid-Career Pay$137,300
% High Meaning69%
% STEM Degrees43%
18Engineering, State SchoolBachelorsPublic$80,800$136,60064%56%

18United States Merchant Marine Academy
Degree TypeBachelors
School SectorPublic
Early Career Pay$80,800
Mid-Career Pay$136,600
% High Meaning64%
% STEM Degrees56%
19Ivy League, Private School, Research University, For Sports FansBachelorsPrivate not-for-profit$70,100$135,80042%21%

19University of Pennsylvania
Degree TypeBachelors
School SectorPrivate not-for-profit
Early Career Pay$70,100
Mid-Career Pay$135,800
% High Meaning42%
% STEM Degrees21%
20Engineering, Party School, Private School, Research University, For Sports FansBachelorsPrivate not-for-profit$67,200$135,70045%52%

20Lehigh University
Degree TypeBachelors
School SectorPrivate not-for-profit
Early Career Pay$67,200
Mid-Career Pay$135,700
% High Meaning45%
% STEM Degrees52%
21Liberal Arts School, Private SchoolBachelorsPrivate not-for-profit$64,000$135,50048%32%

21Williams College
Degree TypeBachelors
School SectorPrivate not-for-profit
Early Career Pay$64,000
Mid-Career Pay$135,500
% High Meaning48%
% STEM Degrees32%
22Ivy League, Private School, Research University, For Sports FansBachelorsPrivate not-for-profit$68,300$135,40054%20%

22Yale University
Degree TypeBachelors
School SectorPrivate not-for-profit
Early Career Pay$68,300
Mid-Career Pay$135,400
% High Meaning54%
% STEM Degrees20%
23Engineering, Private SchoolBachelorsPrivate not-for-profit$79,100$134,700N/A100%

23Webb Institute
Degree TypeBachelors
School SectorPrivate not-for-profit
Early Career Pay$79,100
Mid-Career Pay$134,700
% High MeaningN/A
% STEM Degrees100%
24Engineering, Private SchoolBachelorsPrivate not-for-profit$81,900$134,200N/A100%

24Franklin W Olin College of Engineering
Degree TypeBachelors
School SectorPrivate not-for-profit
Early Career Pay$81,900
Mid-Career Pay$134,200
% High MeaningN/A
% STEM Degrees100%
25Private School, Research University, For Sports FansBachelorsPrivate not-for-profit$69,200$133,60049%43%

25Rice University
Degree TypeBachelors
School SectorPrivate not-for-profit
Early Career Pay$69,200
Mid-Career Pay$133,600
% High Meaning49%
% STEM Degrees43%
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