University of Maryland, College Park graduates earn the second-highest starting salaries among students from all 50 U.S. state flagship schools, according to a recent study.
Only the University of California-Berkeley registered a higher median starting salary for graduates than the University of Maryland.
The study was conducted by research firm PayScale.com and made available through CollegeMeasure.
The survey was based on starting salary data for bachelor's degree graduates across all majors and disciplines. The median starting salary for UMD graduates across all majors was cited as $50,600, according to the survey. Engineering graduates from UMD can expect to receive higher starting salaries than other majors, with a median figure of $62,500, according to data collected by the Clark School of Engineering Co-Op and Career Services Office.
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March 17, 2013