The Syracuse area is home to some excellent colleges and universities. But, how much are the degrees actually worth? Well, according to the latest figures available (2016) from the U.S. Department of Education, the Syracuse area placed 6 of its higher education institutions in the Top 50 Upstate Colleges with the Highest Average Earnings after 10 Years for former students.
The following are the 6 institutions followed by the median annual earnings 10 years after enrollment:
#39-SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. $44,600;
#23-LeMoyne College. $48,800;
#14-Syracuse University. $56,600;
#10-Crouse Hospital College of Nursing. $58,800;
#9-St. Joseph’s Hospital College of Nursing. $59,000;
#1-Upstate Medical University. $112,900.
Congratulations to these wonderful colleges and universities! The Syracuse area is truly blessed to be the home to some of the best colleges in the country!