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EDUCATION RANKINGS
 
 
Most Valuable Majors

College education can be one of the most important investments an individual makes for their future. Year over year, data from the Pew Research Center finds college graduates with a bachelor's degree or more enjoying a higher degree of annual earnings, lower unemployment rate and greater percentage of job satisfaction compared with high school grads or two-year degree holders. The U.S. government has weighed in on the benefits of higher education as well, a 2012 report from the U.S. Department of Energy and Department of the Treasury stating, "The economic returns to higher education remain high and provide a pathway for individual economic mobility."

Not all programs are created equal, though. College majors, degree levels and online or offline formats are just a few of the things to take into account when evaluating offerings against what a prospective student wants to get out of their college experience. Making the right investment can often depend on having the right data in hand. There are plenty of factors to take into account, and few resources who tie all of them together in a clear and informative way.

To help with the evaluation process, WorldWideLearn.com has put together a breakdown of some of the top majors and subjects. Our methodology factors in elements across a broad spectrum of data points, including job growth projections, state tuition rates, average national income and more. Let us be a guide to making a decision that can deliver the best personal value to you.

Most VALUABLE Business Majors Most VALUABLE Business Majors
25 Business Majors with the Best Value 2016: Ranked by WorldWideLearn.com
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Most VALUABLE Health Majors Most VALUABLE Health Majors
25 Health Care Majors with the Best Value 2016: Ranked by WorldWideLearn.com
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Most VALUABLE Arts Majors Most VALUABLE Arts Majors
15 Arts and Literature Majors with the Best Value 2016: Ranked by WorldWideLearn.com
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For the second year running, we have crunched the data to determine the best arts and literature degrees…
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Most VALUABLE STEM Majors Most VALUABLE STEM Majors
25 STEM Majors with the Best Value 2015: Ranked by WorldWideLearn.com
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Most VALUABLE Arts Majors Most VALUABLE Arts Majors
15 Surprisingly Valuable Arts and Literature Majors 2015: Ranked by WorldWideLearn.com
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We crunched the numbers and found more than a few arts and literature majors that can translate to comfortable…
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Most VALUABLE STEM Majors Most VALUABLE STEM Majors
50 STEM Majors with the Best Value 2014: Ranked by WorldWideLearn.com
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In this exclusive feature, WorldWideLearn.com looks at a suite of metrics to determine the overall value…
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