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Salaries by Major at Vassar College

How much money do Vassar College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $37,600 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $58,400 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 Vassar graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer and Information Sciences with a median starting salary of $60,400 followed by Economics paying $50,200 and Political Science and Government graduates who have a median starting income of $34,500 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Vassar 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 Vassar College graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $60,400
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $50,200
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $34,500
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $32,400
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $32,200
Film/Video and Photographic Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $30,700
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,800
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (Bachelorís Degree) $24,700
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (Bachelorís Degree) $24,000
International Relations and National Security Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $23,500

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=197133 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Vassar College.