Top 30 HBCUs by Alumni Starting Average Salary 2015

top_hbcus_early_starting_salaryMany students choose their school based on location, cost and school reputation, but it’s important to remember that your degree is a stepping stone toward a fulfilling career. One often overlooked statistic is the average salary earned by graduates.

Sources: ReleaseWire, Edsmart : The new report gives students powerful information to help them decide which is the best college to attend when thinking about starting salary after graduation.

College/UniversityStarting Salary
Prairie View A&M University50000
Tuskegee University49400
North Carolina A&T State University48800
University of Maryland Eastern Shore48125
Morehouse College48100
Tennessee State University48100
Howard University46400
Hampton University46100
Xavier University of Louisiana44600
South Carolina State University44100
Alabama A&M University43300
Winston- Salem State University42800
Morgan State University42500
Southern University and A&M College42300
Florida A&M University42300
Bowie State University42100
Benedict College41400
Grambling State University40800
Johnson C. Smith University40700
Norfolk State University40600
Delaware State University40500
Coppin State University40200
Langston University39800
Texas Southern University39300
Bethune- Cookman University38700
Clark Atlanta University38400
Virginia State University37600
Jackson State University36300
Fayetteville State University35200
Savannah State University35000


  1. This is awesome and good work on compiling the information. This type of data can be used by prospective students on when choosing an HBCU to attend.

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