10 Colleges with a Higher Payoff Than Harvard

Want to get a high paying job out of college? Harvard may impress your friends, but when it comes to the bottom line forget the Ivies and grab a protractor! Most of the schools on this list not only cost less than the ivies, they also graduate students who command a pretty hefty paycheck after graduation!

1. Loma Linda University Loma Linda, CA

Average Starting Salary: $64,600

Tuition: $29,096

  1. Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA

Average Starting Salary: $64,400

Tuition: $44,442


3. Molloy College Rockville Center, NY

Average Starting Salary: $64,000

Tuition: $24,420


4.Colorado School of Mines Golden, CO

Average Starting Salary: $63,400

Tuition: $17,718 in-state/ $32,748 out-of-state


5. Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) Worcester, MA

Average Starting Salary: $61,200

Tuition: $41,380


6. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (RHIT) Terre Haute, IN

Average Starting Salary: $60,700

Tuition: $39,078


7. Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia, PA

Average Starting Salary: $59,800

Tuition: $32,159


8. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Troy, NY

Average Starting Salary: $59,500

Tuition: $44,475


9. Felician College Lodi, NJ

Average Starting Salary: $58,700

Tuition: $29,400

10. Missouri University of Science and Technology (MST) Rolla, MO

Average Starting Salary: $58,600

Tuition: $9,350 in-state/ $32,666 out-of-state

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Source: ABC; Image Sources: Loma Linda University; Harvey Mudd College; Molloy College; Colorado School of Mines; WPI; RHIT; TJU; RPI; Felician; MST