A college education these days can cost as much as a house. What’s fascinating though, is that the most expensive colleges are not always the top ranked and there doesn’t seem to be much of a relationship between tuition costs and what you can expect to earn upon graduation. We’ve compiled a list of the 20 schools whose graduates have the highest starting salaries. We’ve also calculated how long you’d have to work to earn back what you paid in tuition. Some of these will certainly surprise you.
20. Yale University – New Haven, CT
This Ivy League school can claim more US Presidents as alumni than any other school except Harvard. Students get a first-rate education and earn first-rate salaries upon graduation.
Starting Salary – $58,500
4 Year Cost – $253,000
Years To Earn Back – 4.3