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Salaries by Major at Mount Holyoke College

How much money do Mount Holyoke College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $33,800 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $50,000 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 MHC graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Political Science and Government with a median starting salary of $38,300 followed by International Relations and National Security Studies paying $37,500 and Biology graduates who have a median starting income of $32,600 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Education, Other (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $42,600 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Mount Holyoke 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.

Median first-year earnings for Mount Holyoke College graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Education, Other (Master's Degree) $42,600
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $38,300
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $37,500
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,600
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $31,800
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $29,800
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $29,600
History (Bachelorís Degree) $16,100

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=166939 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Mount Holyoke College.