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Major Choices - Will Your Degree Earn Enough for Bills
See how your choice of school or major may affect your bottom line
Most students need to take out federal student loans in order to pay for college. But how might borrowing for college affect your bottom line after graduation?
Use this calculator to get an idea of what you may earn in your first year after graduation, and how much of those earnings may go toward repaying your loans.
The calculator provides comparative information about the median salaries and student loan debts of recent graduates from certain programs at certain two- and four-year public and for-profit institutions within Texas.
The information provided by this debt percentage calculator is intended for educational purposes only. All data are from federal and state agencies. You should consider obtaining personal advice from qualified academic and financial counselors before making any financial or educational decisions.
Important information about the data:
- This information is provided as an estimate of monthly student loan payment, based on institution, degree level, and program of study.
- To protect confidentiality, In order for data to be shown, programs within public institutions must have produced a minimum of three graduates over the previous year. Proprietary institutions must have produced a minimum of 30 graduates over a two-year cohort.
- The wage data for graduates of public institutions represent only graduates successfully matched to Texas Workforce Commission records, and graduates employed within Texas.
|**||For certain nationwide for-profit institutions with campuses within Texas, the information provided is for all campuses nationwide.|
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