Manhattan College Ranked in the Top 2% on Payscale College Salary Report

The average alumni, mid-career salary of $152,400 is 12% higher than in the 2021-2022 report.

Manhattan College ranked #46 on the 2023 Payscale College Salary Report of “Best Universities for a Bachelor’s Degree.” The ranking, which is based solely on earning potential, reveals that the College’s mid-career salary of $152,400, outpaces universities such as USC, the University of Chicago and Wesleyan University. The national ranking places the College in the top 2% of U.S. colleges. Manhattan is ranked 12th in New York state out of 118 schools, ahead of New York University, Fordham and Barnard College. Fall Campus

Among faith-based institutions, Manhattan ranked #6 in the nation out of 559 schools, ahead of Fairfield University, Boston College and Providence College. 

PayScale also placed Manhattan College in the top 100 in its College Return on Investment (ROI) Report. Manhattan was ranked #69 up from #85 in 2021-2022. 

In Payscale’s 2021-2022 rankings, Manhattan finished at #47 among more than 1,500 colleges and universities with a mid-career salary of $136,100. The College’s 2023 early career salary of $77,300 is higher than the $68,000 announced in the earlier report. 

The rankings come from the alumni salary data of 3.5 million respondents, representing more than 2,400 colleges and universities across the U.S. 

By David Koeppel