How much money do Hood College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $36,300 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $47,300 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 Hood graduates.
The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Special Education and Teaching with a median starting salary of $42,700 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations paying $33,000 and Communication and Media Studies graduates who have a median starting income of $28,700 .
Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $74,400 followed by Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) at $67,400 .
Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Hood College 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.
|Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree)||$74,400|
|Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree)||$67,400|
|Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree)||$42,700|
|Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree)||$33,000|
|Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree)||$28,700|
|Psychology (Bachelorís Degree)||$21,000|
|English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree)||$16,200|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=162760 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Hood College.