Degree from a top university can add £50,000 to your pay: Analysis of 148 institutions reveals which courses produce highest earning graduates

A degree from an elite university can earn a graduate £50,000 more than a student who did the same subject at a less prestigious college.


They are financially rewarded for attending Oxford, Cambridge and the 22 other Russell Group universities.


Analysis of 148 institutions and salaries based on tax data reveals which ones produce the highest earning graduates, after they have been in the labour market for five years.


The choice of university is important for graduates, as tuition fees rise to £9,250 this autumn.


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