How much money do Franklin and Marshall College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $43,700 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $61,900 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 F&M graduates.
The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Business Administration, Management and Operations with a median starting salary of $49,000 followed by Economics paying $47,800 and Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other graduates who have a median starting income of $41,900 .
Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Franklin and Marshall 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 (Bachelorís Degree)||$49,000|
|Economics (Bachelorís Degree)||$47,800|
|Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree)||$41,900|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree)||$39,200|
|Psychology (Bachelorís Degree)||$38,200|
|Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree)||$37,200|
|Sociology (Bachelorís Degree)||$31,200|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=212577 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Franklin and Marshall College.