Carthage College Rankings Based on Salary

  • Carthage College ranks better than 61% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Carthage College ranks better than only 25% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Carthage College's Top Ranking

Salary and Debt by Major at Carthage College

We calculated a salary score for each of Carthage College's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Carthage College to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for Carthage Bachelor's Degrees

Carthage ranks higher than 61% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 83% $27,000 $56,234 83%
Biology, General 47% $27,000 $28,598 47%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 70% $26,000 $47,455 70%
Chemistry 56% Not Reported $39,369 56%
Communication and Media Studies 50% $23,500 $33,565 50%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 76% Not Reported $69,338 76%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 40% $27,000 $33,993 40%
Design and Applied Arts 63% $27,000 $37,856 63%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 31% $27,000 $21,052 31%
English Language and Literature, General 27% $27,000 $25,967 27%
Finance and Financial Management Services 65% $26,000 $54,359 65%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 83% $26,000 $34,847 83%
History 35% $26,408 $28,236 35%
Marketing 60% $26,000 $44,102 60%
Mathematics 27% $24,250 $39,009 27%
Music 44% Not Reported $26,739 44%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 31% $27,000 $29,685 31%
Neurobiology and Neurosciences 66% $27,000 $32,569 66%
Physics 37% Not Reported $39,729 37%
Political Science and Government 34% Not Reported $32,382 34%
Psychology, General 48% $26,968 $29,685 48%
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 80% $27,000 $42,458 80%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 90% Not Reported $41,937 90%
Sociology 89% Not Reported $39,369 89%
Special Education and Teaching 70% $27,000 $40,792 70%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 78% $27,000 $39,618 78%

Salary Scores for Carthage Master's Degrees

Carthage ranks higher than 25% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Educational Administration and Supervision 25% Not Reported $47,327 25%

Carthage College Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Eric Freeman 6/27/2019

The professors here are great and all willing to help outside of class! Carthage is right on the lake so you can stare out into the lake while you do homework. Lots of great places to eat. Although the cafeteria isn't the best. I believe that as an institution Carthage is a great school. Faculty members do care about your academics and extracurricular activities that you are involved in. Unfortunately, I did not feel prepared when applying to graduate programs. I felt that I had to pave my own way to get to... Read More

GT 4/27/2019

Carthage is a very pretty school, given that it is right on the banks of Lake Michigan, but many of the buildings are falling apart, either dont heat or dont cool properly, some areas of campus and some areas of buildings will float when there are excessive rains. Additionally, in terms of programs, Carthage is unclear about what options you have. I have in my 3rd year when someone had hold me that they designed their own program major to participate in- which was never an option I was informed about.