Here's how much people earn 10 years after attending the 25 best colleges in America


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Graduates from Princeton go on to earn a median of $75,100 a year.


After four years of rigorous academics, how are graduates from the top colleges in the US faring in the real world? We decided to look at the stats.

A recent Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report highlights the median earnings of students 10 years after starting their studies, based on data from the US Department of Education's College Scorecard.

Using Business Insider's list of the best colleges in America, we rounded up the median earnings of people from the top 25 schools, ranked from least money to most.

We also included the median starting salary from the employer-information website PayScale, as shared in our best-colleges list, to give you an idea of the graduates' career growth over the years: