Different College Majors Vary In Pay Off

June 6th, 2011

  This study has been attracting a lot of attention, but the rankings have been accurate for many decades.

What’s It Worth: The Economic Value of College Majors
By Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce
A report from Georgetown University concludes that money invested in a college education is generally well spent. But it also puts a number on another truism: Majoring in math, science, engineering and computers pays much better after graduation than getting a degree in education, counseling, psychology, art or English.


One Response

  1. Nick says:

    I thought that was common sense but it’s nice to see it in a formal report.

    There are simply less people/companies willing to pay for a specialist in English than one is semiconductors.

    Supply and demand.

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