2021 Highest Paid History Graduates in Indiana
Finding the Best History School for You
History is the #21 most popular major in Indiana with 463 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 1.8% of all the history bachelor's degrees in the country. The history school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid History Graduates.
For this year's Highest Paid History Graduates in Indiana ranking, we looked at 6 colleges that offer a bachelor's in history.
The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.
Salaries of History Majors After Graduation
After graduating, history majors that go to school in Indiana go on to jobs making an average of $28,550 per year. That's not so great, since it is 28% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.
Nationwide, the average salary for graduates with a history degree is $28,971. So, there's not much difference on that front.
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2021 Highest Paid History Grads in Indiana
Best Schools for Highly Paid History Graduates in Indiana
University of Notre Dame landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid history school. Located in the large suburb of Notre Dame, Notre Dame is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.Request Information
Our rankings recognize Wabash College as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Wabash is a small private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of Crawfordsville.Request Information
DePauw University landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid history school. Located in the distant town of Greencastle, DePauw is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.Request Information
Our rankings recognize Indiana University - Bloomington as the #3 school in this year's rankings. IU Bloomington is a very large public school located in the city of Bloomington.Request Information
Purdue University - Main Campus comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of West Lafayette, Purdue is a public school with a fairly large student population.Request Information
Ball State University earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the small city of Muncie, Ball State is a public college with a fairly large student population.Request Information
University of Southern Indiana comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. USI is a large public school located in the medium-sized suburb of Evansville.Request Information
Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis earned the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Indianapolis, IUPUI is a public school with a fairly large student population.Request Information
Best History Colleges in the Great Lakes Region
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History Related Rankings by Major
History Majors to Study
Most Popular Majors Related to History
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Communication & Journalism||2,483|
|Family, Consumer & Human Sciences||363|
Notes and References
- The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
- Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
- Credit for the banner image above goes to Abraham Ortelius.
More about our data sources and methodologies.