Howard Grads Make More than Other HBCU Alums

Howard Grads Make More than Other HBCU Alums

Published August 26, 2009

Thinking about attending a historically Black college or university?  Howard University might provide the best return on your investment.

According to a study by salary research company PayScale, Howard grads earn higher salaries than graduates of any other Black college or university as well as some premier non-Black schools.

PayScale found that graduates of Howard have an average starting salary of $50,300, ranking the school 100th on the list of colleges and universities with the highest starting salaries. The university ranked just ahead of Penn State, Northwestern and the University of Texas, the AFRO reported.

Among Black colleges, graduates of North Carolina Central University in Durham, N.C., ranked the lowest, with an average starting salary of $35,600.


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