Carthage College Rankings by Salary Score

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Carthage College's Top Rankings

Carthage College is ranked on 2 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


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 based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for Carthage Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 83 100% 100% $27,000 $56,230 83
Biology, General 47 97% 97% $27,000 $28,600 47
Business Administration, Management and Operations 70 98% 98% $26,000 $47,460 70
Chemistry 56 92% 92% Not Reported $39,370 56
Communication and Media Studies 50 94% 94% $23,500 $33,570 50
Computer and Information Sciences, General 76 92% 92% Not Reported $69,340 76
Criminal Justice and Corrections 40 97% 97% $27,000 $33,990 40
Design and Applied Arts 63 97% 97% $27,000 $37,860 63
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 31 92% 92% $27,000 $21,050 31
English Language and Literature, General 27 92% 92% $27,000 $25,970 27
Finance and Financial Management Services 65 100% 100% $26,000 $54,360 65
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 83 96% 96% $26,000 $34,850 83
History 35 93% 93% $26,410 $28,240 35
Marketing 60 99% 99% $26,000 $44,100 60
Mathematics 27 100% 100% $24,250 $39,010 27
Music 44 100% 100% Not Reported $26,740 44
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 31 100% 100% $27,000 $29,690 31
Neurobiology and Neurosciences 66 88% 88% $27,000 $32,570 66
Physics 37 100% 100% Not Reported $39,730 37
Political Science and Government 34 100% 100% Not Reported $32,380 34
Psychology, General 48 98% 98% $26,970 $29,690 48
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 80 100% 100% $27,000 $42,460 80
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 90 79% 79% Not Reported $41,940 90
Sociology 89 100% 100% Not Reported $39,370 89
Special Education and Teaching 70 100% 100% $27,000 $40,790 70
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 78 100% 100% $27,000 $39,620 78

Salary Scores for Carthage Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Educational Administration and Supervision 25 100% 100% Not Reported $47,330 25

Reviews by Program

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.