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Salaries by Major at University of Richmond

How much money do University of Richmond graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $48,400 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $73,900 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 University of Richmond graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Computer and Information Sciences with a median starting salary of $74,100 followed by Economics paying $65,500 and Accounting and Related Services graduates who have a median starting income of $61,800 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Law (First Professional Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $53,500 followed by Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) at $44,700 and Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Graduate/Professional Certificate) who earn $42,400 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for University of Richmond 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 University of Richmond graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Computer and Information Sciences (Bachelorís Degree) $74,100
Economics (Bachelorís Degree) $65,500
Accounting and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $61,800
Law (First Professional Degree) $53,500
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $53,000
Curriculum and Instruction (Master's Degree) $44,700
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Graduate/Professional Certificate) $42,400
Human Resources Management and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $42,000
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (Bachelorís Degree) $40,700
Political Science and Government (Bachelorís Degree) $39,500
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $35,600
Area Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $32,900
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $18,000

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=233374 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for University of Richmond.