The Best-Paying College Majors

Nine out of the 10 listed degrees are in technology. At the top end of the spectrum, computer engineering majors earn an average of $72,400 upon graduation, trailed by chemical engineers at $66,400 and computer scientists at $65,400. Computer science and engineering majors both saw a 6% increase in starting salaries in the past year, underscoring the demand for their skill-sets.

Student Loans for College

The best option is a flexible private student loan to cover tuition or other eligible education expenses. Interest rates vary widely. There are several repayment plans: standard, extended, graduated, and income contingent. How much you pay and how long you take to repay your loans will vary depending on the repayment plan you choose. Consolidation loans also have varying repayment plans. The average interest rates between 5% and 8%.