As postsecondary education and training has become the most well-traveled pathway to middle class earnings, students, their families, and educators need to learn five rules of the college and career game. And sometimes those rules are contradictory.
College Major Earnings Tool
Find out how much your college major is worth using this interactive tool. Explore national median earnings by undergraduate and graduate major as well as by state. You can also find lifetime earnings by major.
Five Rules of the College and Career Game shows that more education is usually better, but majors matter more. College is less about the institution name and more about the field of study.