Sunday, July 31, 2016

Oxford vs Cambridge, Oxbridge vs Ivy League: Whose Graduates Earn the Most?

From City AM:
Cambridge may have won this year’s men’s boat race.

But Oxford's alumni can boast a superior average salary, according to new research looking at graduates with two to six years of experience in work.

Salary benchmarking site found the average Oxford graduate earns £70,000 (including a £5,000 bonus), ahead of £68,000 from Cambridge (again with a £5,000 bonus).
Unfortunately for both Oxbridge universities, though, the study compared them with the US’s Ivy League, leaving them far behind the likes of Harvard (£105,000, including an £8,000 bonus) and Brown (£96,000, including a £10,000 bonus).

In Oxford and Cambridge’s favour, of course, is the fact that fees amount to less. Harvard’s tuition fees, for instance, come to £34,000, found.
The research also found an advantage to degrees in science, with Ivy Leaguers earning five per cent more on average and Oxbridgers one per cent....MORE