Graduates of These Colleges Make the Most Money (and It\u2019s Not Just the Ivies)

Economics Professor Scott Carrell quoted in TIME.

Party schools do better than you'd think—but there's a twist. Far and away, the nation’s science, math, technology, and Ivy League colleges produce the highest-earning graduates, according toPayScale.com salary data released today.

Scott Carrell, an economist at UC Davis who has studied how alcohol use affects academic performance, says that the PayScale findings could reflect one important truth: Students who manage to graduate from a party school may have developed self-restraint, social skills, and networks of friends that help them find better paying jobs after graduation.

Read more at TIME.