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50 Top Ranked Colleges That Pay Off the Least

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5. Earlham College (Ind.)
> Typical salary 10 yrs. after entry: $33,400
> Cost of four-year degree:$75,676
> Typical student debt: $18,500
> Most common degree awarded: Biological and Biomedical Sciences (16.7%)

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4. Thomas Aquinas College (Calif.)
> Typical salary 10 yrs. after entry: $30,200
> Cost of four-year degree:$81,840
> Typical student debt: $16,188
> Most common degree awarded: Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities (100.0%)

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3. St. John’s College (N.M.)
> Typical salary 10 yrs. after entry: $27,600
> Cost of four-year degree:$96,508
> Typical student debt: $19,500
> Most common degree awarded: Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities (100.0%)

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2. College of the Atlantic (Maine)
> Typical salary 10 yrs. after entry: $26,400
> Cost of four-year degree:$69,852
> Typical student debt: $15,334
> Most common degree awarded: Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies (100.0%)

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1. Bennington College (Vt.)
> Typical salary 10 yrs. after entry: $24,600
> Cost of four-year degree:$111,604
> Typical student debt: $19,500
> Most common degree awarded: Visual and Performing Arts (46.5%)

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