To check if you made a mistake, these are the top 25 college majors by starting salary

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Not all college majors are created equal.

If you didn’t know that by now, hopefully it’s not too late to scrap your Art History ambitions.

Money isn’t everything, but if you are looking to become more Bill Gates than Van Gogh (his paintings go for gwap now, but he was broke AF for most of his life) Business Insider came out with this list of the 25 majors with the highest starting salary.

25. Management Information Systems – Median starting salary: $56,300
24. Mechanical Engineering Technology – Median starting salary: $56,600
23. Nursing – Median starting salary: $56,900
22. Business and Information Technology – Median starting salary: $56,900
21. Architectural Engineering – Median starting salary: $57,000
20. Physics – Median starting salary: $57,200
19. Electrical Engineering Technology – Median starting salary: $58,900
18. Biomedical Engineering – Median starting salary: $59,600
17. Business Information Systems – Median starting salary: $59,800
16. Acturarial Mathematics – Median starting salary: $60,800
15. Computer Science – Median starting salary: $61,600
14. Software Engineering – Median starting salary: $61,700
13. Industrial Engineering – Median starting salary: $61,900
12. Mechanical Engineering – Median starting salary: $62,100
11. Computer Science and Mathematics – Median starting salary: 63,200
10. Materials Science and Engineering – Median starting salary: $64,000
9. Electronics and Communications Engineering – Median starting salary: $64,100
8. Aerospace Engineering – Median starting salary: $64,700
7. Electrical Engineering – Median starting salary: $65,900
6. Electrical and Computer Engineering – Median starting salary: $66,500
5. Computer Science and Engineering – Median starting salary: $66,700
4. Nuclear Engineering – Median starting salary: $67,000
3. Computer Engineering – Median starting salary: $67,300
2. Chemical Engineering – Median starting salary: $69,600
1. Petroleum Engineering – Median starting salary: $102,300

You’re welcome.

Now start studying for your engineering courses.

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CAMPUSSPORTS Writer
CAMPUSSPORTS Writer
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