How much money do Davidson College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $48,500 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $63,500 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 Davidson graduates.
The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Economics with a median starting salary of $64,400 followed by Political Science and Government paying $46,000 and Psychology graduates who have a median starting income of $31,500 .
Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Davidson 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.
|Economics (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma)||$64,400|
|Political Science and Government (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma)||$46,000|
|Psychology (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma)||$31,500|
|Biology (Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma)||$28,900|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198385 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Davidson College.