Hobart and William Smith Colleges Rankings by Salary Score

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Hobart and William Smith Colleges's Top Rankings

Hobart and William Smith Colleges is ranked on 2 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Hobart and William Smith Colleges

We calculated a salary score for each of Hobart and William Smith Colleges'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 Hobart and William Smith Colleges 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 HWS Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Architecture and Related Services, Other 92 100% 100% $27,000 $48,850 92
Area Studies 61 72% 72% $27,000 $36,140 61
Biology, General 55 94% 94% $27,000 $29,690 55
Communication and Media Studies 86 98% 98% $27,000 $40,400 86
Economics 73 97% 97% $27,000 $55,960 73
English Language and Literature, General 83 92% 92% $27,000 $35,060 83
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 31 100% 100% Not Reported $33,990 31
History 96 94% 94% $27,000 $42,680 96
International Relations and National Security Studies 97 91% 91% $27,000 $52,110 97
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 99 93% 93% $26,930 $50,020 99
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 75 100% 100% Not Reported $37,750 75
Political Science and Government 97 90% 90% $27,000 $48,430 97
Psychology, General 97 100% 100% $27,000 $38,720 97
Public Policy Analysis 73 100% 100% Not Reported $46,480 73
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 18 100% 100% Not Reported $26,350 18
Sociology 91 96% 96% $27,000 $39,910 91

Most Recent Reviews

Anonymous 4/22/2019

My experience at Hobart and William Smith Colleges was about finding the diamonds in the rough. While it largely was a place where I did not feel prideful, I was able to find resources that provided me with growth and stability as a student. This was true for academics, friends, and teachers. In academics, there were certain classes where I felt empowered, challenged, and respected. But a layer of stereotype threat felt almost enforced in some environments, such as the all-male physics and economics classes... Read More

Kathryn Hackett 6/20/2018

Hobart and William Smith Colleges provides an excellent educational foundation for those seeking higher education. The professors in both the history and Spanish departments are extremely knowledgeable and know students by name. The professors take time to know students personally and help them with their career aspirations.