How much money do Illinois Wesleyan University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $42,800 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $60,500 on average.
In terms of specific areas of study, the following is a ranking of degree programs by the median first-year starting salaries for IWU graduates.
The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Accounting and Related Services with a median starting salary of $61,400 followed by Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing paying $58,700 and Business Administration, Management and Operations graduates who have a median starting income of $45,200 .
Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Illinois Wesleyan University graduates who received federal financial aid in the form of grants or loans. Not all graduates or fields of study are represented as data for some degree programs are omitted for privacy purposes.
|Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree)||$61,400|
|Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree)||$58,700|
|Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree)||$45,200|
|Psychology (Bachelorís Degree)||$29,000|
|Biology (Bachelorís Degree)||$24,200|
|Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree)||$13,300|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=145646 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Illinois Wesleyan University.