How much money do Meredith College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $32,900 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $40,000 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 Meredith graduates.
The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Business Administration, Management and Operations with a median starting salary of $38,400 followed by Design and Applied Arts paying $31,800 and Communication and Media Studies graduates who have a median starting income of $31,500 .
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 $72,600 .
Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Meredith 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)||$72,600|
|Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree)||$38,400|
|Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree)||$31,800|
|Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree)||$31,500|
|Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree)||$31,200|
|Psychology (Bachelorís Degree)||$29,800|
|Biology (Bachelorís Degree)||$27,500|
|Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations (Bachelorís Degree)||$26,700|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198950 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Meredith College.