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America’s Colleges With Top Paying Graduates

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People work exceptionally hard to achieve their goals in life, especially in high school because they know that it will lead them to make it to one of the top colleges in the country.

Getting an Ivy League degree does not give you any guarantees that you’re going to get a six-figure paycheck or become the richest one amongst your friends.

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Surprisingly, there are a lot of “not-so-famous” universities and colleges that turn out to produce a huge amount of students who go on to graduate.

Zippia, a data team and career search site who analyzed scores to determine the highest earners of each school in every state on average, put together a SOLID list.

There is only one Ivy League school that is included in the Top 10 list and it is Brown University on number two next to University of Maryland.

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Here is the new list of colleges with the HIGHEST EARNING graduates in each state:

Alaska: University of Alaska Anchorage — $48,900

Alabama: Birmingham Southern College — $51,000

Arizona: Arizona Christian University — $33,500

Arkansas: Lyon College — $43,900

California: Harvey Mudd College — $84,900

Colorado: Fort Lewis — $39,000

Connecticut: Charter Oak State College — $44,700

Delaware: University of Delaware — $61,300

Florida: Eckerd College — $48,400

Georgia: Spelman College — $51,300

Hawaii: Brigham Young University-Hawaii — $48,300

Idaho: Brigham Young University-Idaho — $46,700

Illinois: Illinois Wesleyan University — $60,500

Indiana: Wabash College — $62,800

Iowa: Grinnell College — $59,500

Kansas: Bethel College-North Newton — $44,100

Kentucky: Centre College — $52,500

Louisiana: Louisiana State University-Alexandria — $35,700

Maine: Bates College — $75.700

Maryland: University of Maryland Baltimore — $102,900

Massachusetts: Amherst College — $82,000

Michigan: Albion College — $55,600

Minnesota: Carleton College — $65,600

Mississippi: Tougaloo College — $29,600

Missouri: Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences — $64,700

Montana: Carroll College — $47,500

Nebraska: Doane University-Arts & Sciences — $47,700

Nevada: College of Southern Nevada — $36,000

New Hampshire: Saint Anselm College — $60,100

New Jersey: Rabbinical College of America — $44,200

New Mexico: Navajo Technical University — $20,000

New York: Helene Fuld College of Nursing — $79,300

North Carolina: Davidson College — $63,500

North Dakota: Bismarck State College — $49,200

Ohio: Denison University — $56,100

Oklahoma: OK State University Institute of Tech — $39,500

Oregon: Linfield College-McMinnville Campus — $56,400

Pennsylvania: Lafayette College — $81,000

Rhode Island: Brown University — $87,600

South Carolina: Wofford College — $58,100

South Dakota: Presentation College — $36,400

Tennessee: Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences — $53,100

Texas: The U of TX MD Anderson Cancer Center — $82,100

Utah: Dixie State University — $39,600

Vermont: Vermont Technical College — $44,800

Virginia: Virginia Military Institute — $62,100

Washington: Whitman College — $56,900

West Virginia: Potomac State College of WVU — $50,600

Wisconsin: Ripon College — $49,200

Wyoming: University of Wyoming — $51,400

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This list smashes the stereotype that if you graduate from top schools, you’ll get paid so much. It all depends on the hustle and the drive that you have in your heart to achieve your goals. It is with the person if he/she will succeed in life.

Whether you got a degree from Ivy League schools or community colleges, you create your own future.

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Written by John D. Saunders

John is a Marketing Strategist and Consultant with a knack for financial literacy. As the Founder of 5Four Digital,
a Marketing Agency in Miami, John leverages his understanding of money management and Marketing to create financial opportunities.

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