Colgate University Rankings by Salary Score

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Colgate University is ranked on 8 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Colgate University

We calculated a salary score for each of Colgate University'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 Colgate University 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 Colgate Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Area Studies 95 92% 92% Not Reported $47,390 95
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 18 63% 63% $16,130 $26,930 18
Biology, General 38 95% 95% $16,130 $27,300 38
Computer Science 40 100% 100% Not Reported $63,010 40
Economics 98 98% 98% $17,000 $73,010 98
Education, General 94 100% 100% Not Reported $45,700 94
English Language and Literature, General 98 100% 100% $17,000 $41,340 98
Fine and Studio Arts 100 100% 100% Not Reported $44,380 100
History 99 95% 95% Not Reported $47,260 99
International Relations and National Security Studies 95 100% 100% $16,850 $50,620 95
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 95 100% 100% $17,470 $44,380 95
Neurobiology and Neurosciences 50 91% 91% $17,000 $29,690 50
Philosophy 78 92% 92% Not Reported $36,670 78
Political Science and Government 98 100% 100% $17,130 $50,230 98
Psychology, General 100 100% 100% $15,000 $51,480 100
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 84 90% 90% Not Reported $39,930 84
Sociology 98 92% 92% $15,900 $44,360 98

Most Recent Reviews

James Carroll 2/11/2019

The Colgate Peace and Conflict Studies program is exceptional. Class sizes are small, professors are willing to support students, and the atmosphere is charged with passion, intellect, and drive. Students are required not only to master the theories that inform modern understanding of armed conflict and its cessation, but also to apply those theoretical concepts to case studies in order to demonstrate a strong working knowledge of the underlying issues.

Amanda DiDomizio 8/22/2018

I truly appreciated my time at Colgate University. The small class sizes allowed me to build great relationships with my professors and participate in active research studies. The campus is gorgeous, and the town the campus is situated in is very focused around Colgate which I appreciated. Facilities were always well-maintained. I was a student-athlete at Colgate and I loved how sports were incorporated into campus life. I felt challenged at Colgate, but it made me a much better critical thinker, which I believe... Read More