Survey Finds Math, Science Grads Earn Top Dollar

The students who took home degrees in STEM disciplines were paid significantly better.

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Students who took home degrees in science, technology, engineering or math were rewarded with higher earnings.

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These disparities could be attributed to the types of students who attend for-profit schools. Often highly specialized, for-profit schools often attract students who already have work experience but lost a job or want to earn more money.

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