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2021 Highest Paid History Graduates in Indiana

463 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,550 Avg Salary
$24,022 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid History Graduates in IndianaHistory 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.

Average Salary for History Graduates from Schools in Indiana  28,550
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Average Salary for History Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,971
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57,200
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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57,200

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2021 Highest Paid History Grads in Indiana

The highest paid history majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Best Schools for Highly Paid History Graduates in Indiana

#1

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

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.

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#2

Wabash College

Crawfordsville, IN

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.

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#2

DePauw University

Greencastle, IN

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.

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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.

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#4

Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN

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.

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#4

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

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.

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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.

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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.

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Best History Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Michigan 37 492
Ohio 34 814
Illinois 34 784
Wisconsin 31 526

History Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
History 463

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 2,896
Social Sciences 2,579
Psychology 2,500
Communication & Journalism 2,483
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 363

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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.

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