CDU Named a Top University for Future Earnings
CDU has been named one of the top colleges whose graduates go on to earn the most, according to Payscale’s updated College Salary Report. The University ranked in the top 50 at #48 for “Best Universities for a Bachelor’s Degree” for students who enter the workforce with an undergraduate degree. CDU also ranked in the top 100 for highest career earnings at #70 for undergraduate alumni overall, including those who went on to earn another degree from any school. The report ranked more than 1500 schools with CDU coming out on top of other notable universities.
CDU Bachelor of Science degree holders’ earnings were reported to average $90,800 annually in the first five years after graduating. This grew to an average of $136,000 annually by mid-career, which was defined as having ten or more years of experience . The early-career earnings for CDU alumni overall averaged $92,800 per year and by mid-career was averaging $137, 800 annually.
The colleges were ranked based on their average mid-career earnings. The list was compiled using 2021 data recently released from PayScale.
“This news is the latest of several metrics that highlight the economic opportunities CDU provides for its students,” noted CDU President and CEO Dr. David M. Carlisle, referencing previous third-party analysis.
These include a report by Yahoo Finance that identified CDU as one of America’s five best colleges for high starting salaries.
CDU is a private, nonprofit, community-founded, student-centered University committed to cultivating diverse health professions leaders who are dedicated to social justice and health equity for underserved populations through outstanding education, clinical service, and community engagement. The University offers a range of bachelor’s degree programs in the field of medicine including radiologic technology, biomedical science, psychology, radiologic science, public health, and nursing.