Franklin and Marshall College Rankings by Salary Score

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Franklin and Marshall College's Top Rankings

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


Salary and Debt by Major at Franklin and Marshall College

We calculated a salary score for each of Franklin and Marshall 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 Franklin and Marshall 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 F&M Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Biology, General 70 89% 89% $21,000 $31,840 70
Business Administration, Management and Operations 98 94% 94% $21,750 $60,620 98
Economics 36 100% 100% $19,000 $44,800 36
English Language and Literature, General 49 100% 100% Not Reported $29,360 49
History 91 93% 93% Not Reported $39,730 91
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 77 95% 95% $19,000 $43,000 77
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 61 100% 100% Not Reported $35,060 61
Political Science and Government 80 91% 91% $21,000 $41,190 80
Psychology, General 74 100% 100% $21,000 $32,930 74
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 29 92% 92% Not Reported $25,190 29
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 41 100% 100% $23,000 $31,310 41
Sociology 77 96% 96% $21,500 $36,670 77
Zoology/Animal Biology 28 100% 100% Not Reported $23,110 28

Most Recent Reviews

Anonymous 6/30/2019

My experience at Franklin & Marshall College was quite mixed. Although I truly believe that the academics were fantastic and professors were top notch, I found the social environment lacking. There were not a lot of extracurricular activities that people could involve themselves in meaningfully. Furthermore, the intense pressure that was put on students manifested in a lot of untreated mental illness on campus. Many of my friends had to leave school because of the lack of support given to students with mental... Read More

Anonymous 11/30/2015

My experience at Franklin and Marshall was wonderful. I got to fully participate as a student athlete, Hall Adviser, club leader, and research assistant. Although the curriculum is demanding, serious students will find it an excellent environment in which to thrive, due to the accessibility of the faculty, the opportunities for engagement outside the classroom, and the potential for internships and other "real-world" experiences throughout the four years.