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Graduates of which Minnesota college bring in the biggest salaries?

A new survey from PayScale Inc. found Carleton College graduates have the highest median salary of just over $93,000.
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A new survey from PayScale Inc. found Carleton College graduates have the highest median salary of just over $93,000.

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