Colleges with Highest Graduate Starting Salary

List of colleges/universities with highest graduate starting salary:

University of New South Wales
- UNSW graduates are highly sought after by employers. It achieved a top score in graduate starting salary in the 2010 Good Universities Guide.
- According to the Graduate Destination Survey, UNSW maintained its leading position in graduate salaries with median starting salaries of more than $50,000 across all major disciplines.

University of Wollongong
- UOW scored five out of five stars in the categories of Getting a Job, Positive Graduate Outcomes, and Graduate Starting Salaries in the independent Good Universities Guide 2010, only the top 20% of universities in the country can be awarded five stars in any one category.

University of Canberra
- UC received the maximum five stars for graduate employment and starting salaries in the influential Good Universities Guide 2008 edition.
- It was recognised by the Australian Government as one of the top nine Australian universities for high achievement in teaching and learning (2006).

Bond University
- It is the highest rating university in Australia after earning the most five-star ratings in the 2008 Good Universities Guide, including a five star rating in Graduate Starting Salary.
- Bond graduates have the highest rate of full-time employment and the second highest mean starting salary when compared to Australia's leading Group of Eight universities (Graduate Careers Australia's 2008 Australian Graduate Survey based on 2007 graduates).

Queen Mary, University of London (UK)
- Queen Mary graduates have the fifth highest starting salaries in the UK, according to the Sunday Times League Tables (2007).
- With an average starting salary of £23,396, the College has also consolidated its reputation for student employability.

Imperial College London (UK)
- In 2009, the Sunday Times ranked Computing graduates from Imperial as earning the second highest average starting salary, £34,960. The Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) figures show that Imperial Computing students outperformed students from the LSE graduating with Economics (£34,441), and Oxford graduating with Business Studies (£31,677).

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