Want to Get Rich After College? Enroll Here 'San Francisco Chronicle' rounds up colleges with highest-earning grads By Arden Dier, Newser Staff Posted Jul 9, 2015 11:32 AM CDT 44 comments Comments A midshipman walks outside of Bancroft Hall, the main dormitory on the US Naval Academy campus in Annapolis, Md., on Jan. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) (Newser) – Want to rake in the big bucks, kids? Consider enrolling in one of 20 colleges the San Francisco Chronicle reports produce the highest-earning graduates. While Princeton and Stanford are among the more predictable colleges on the list, based on median salary after graduation, the top five may come as a surprise. US Naval Academy, Maryland: $77,000 US Military Academy at West Point, New York: $75,000 Harvey Mudd College, California: $70,000 Massachusetts Institute of Technology: $70,000 California Institute of Technology: $66,500 Click for the full list.