Liberal Arts Colleges for Those Seeking Generous Salaries

liberal arts colleges
liberal arts colleges

Whether your dream is to study philosophy or medicine, there are several liberal arts colleges where students have gone from Aristotle or lab research to some of the highest salaries in the U.S.

The top 10 liberal arts colleges with the best-paid graduates are Harvey Mudd College, Colgate University, Bucknell University, Lafayette College, Washington and Lee University, Swarthmore College, Williams College, College of the Holy Cross, Carleton College and Claremont McKenna College.

The information is based on survey data for graduates with bachelor's degrees and collected by Payscale, a salary database website.

Bucknell graduates start their careers with an average wage of $55,800 a year. By the time alumni reach mid-career, they might earn a median annual salary of $115,000.