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2021 Highest Paid History Graduates in Ohio

814 Bachelor's Degrees
$25,883 Avg Salary
$24,739 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid History Graduates in OhioHistory is the #22 most popular major in Ohio with 814 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 3.1% of all the history bachelor's degrees in the country. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid History Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

This year's Highest Paid History Graduates in Ohio ranking analyzed 12 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in history.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when 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 graduation, history majors from schools in Ohio earn an average salary of $25,883 per year. That's not so great, since it is 35% 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, students who earn a bachelor's degree in history make more than those who graduate from schools in Ohio. The national average salary is $28,971.

Average Salary for History Graduates from Schools in Ohio  25,883
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51,800
Average Salary for History Graduates from Schools Nationwide  28,971
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51,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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51,800

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2021 Highest Paid History Grads in Ohio

Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid history majors.

Top 10 Best Schools for Highly Paid History Graduates in Ohio

#1

Ashland University

Ashland, OH

Our rankings recognize Ashland University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Ashland is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the fringe town of Ashland.

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Kenyon College

Gambier, OH

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Kenyon College. Located in the distant town of Gambier, Kenyon is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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Ohio State University - Mansfield Campus landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid history school. Located in the rural area of Mansfield, Ohio State University - Mansfield Campus is a public school with a small student population.

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Denison University

Granville, OH

Our rankings recognize Denison University as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the suburb of Granville, Denison is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Ohio State University - Marion Campus landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid history school. Ohio State University - Marion Campus is a small public school located in the distant town of Marion.

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The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Ohio State University - Main Campus. Ohio State is a fairly large public school located in the city of Columbus.

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The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Ohio State University - Newark Campus. Ohio State University - Newark Campus is a small public school located in the suburb of Newark.

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The #6 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Ohio State University - Lima Campus. Located in the rural area of Lima, Ohio State University - Lima Campus is a public school with a small student population.

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Our rankings recognize Miami University - Oxford as the #7 school in this year's rankings. Miami University - Oxford is a large public school located in the town of Oxford.

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Kent State University at Kent comes in at #8 in this year's ranking. Located in the large suburb of Kent, Kent State is a public college with a very 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
Illinois 34 784
Indiana 33 463
Wisconsin 31 526

History Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
History 814

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 4,508
Education 4,322
Communication & Journalism 3,878
Psychology 3,520
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 1,091

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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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