Best History Graduate Programs in New York

We ranked the top grad schools for history acccording to economic returns. Three years after completing their degree, history master’s graduates earn a weighted average salary of $43,449. 

Our rankings of master’s in history programs cover 52 of the 177 programs available, accounting for 51% of total conferrals. We are unable to include schools for which there are insufficient earnings and/or debt data.



 

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#1 in New York | #24 in History nationally

SUNY Brockport

Brockport, New York

Economic score: 0.87

The economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

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Earnings: $33,993

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: - $7,902

EarningsPlus compares student earnings after college against a benchmark of all students with the same graduate degree, adjusting for the in-state / out-of-state composition of the student body.

Debt: $24,084

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.71

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#2 in New York | #32 in History nationally

New York University

New York, New York

Economic score: 1.10

The economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

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Earnings: $57,142

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: + $14,029

EarningsPlus compares student earnings after college against a benchmark of all students with the same graduate degree, adjusting for the in-state / out-of-state composition of the student body.

Debt: $83,353

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 1.46

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#3 in New York | #44 in History nationally

Columbia University

New York, New York

Economic score: 4.12

The economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

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Earnings: $25,194

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: - $17,983

EarningsPlus compares student earnings after college against a benchmark of all students with the same graduate degree, adjusting for the in-state / out-of-state composition of the student body.

Debt: $60,500

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 2.40

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

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Cornell University

Ithaca, New York

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CUNY Brooklyn College

Brooklyn, New York

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Staten Island, New York

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CUNY City College

New York, New York

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CUNY Graduate School and University Center

New York, New York

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CUNY Queens College

Queens, New York

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Fordham University

Bronx, New York

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Long Island University

Brookville, New York

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Pace University

New York, New York

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University of Rochester

Rochester, New York

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St. John's University, New York

Queens, New York

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SUNY at Albany

Albany, New York

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Binghamton University

Vestal, New York

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University at Buffalo

Buffalo, New York

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Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, New York

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How long does it take to pay down debt in history in New York?

Years

1.2 years

The average debt accrued from a master's degree in history is covered by average graduate earnings in 1.2 years.

How much do graduates with master's degree in history earn in New York?

Salary

$41,872

The median master's degree in history graduate earns $41,872 3 years after graduating.

How much does a master's degree in history cost in New York?

Net cost

$25,567

The average annual cost of a master's degree in history is $25,567. This is the net cost and considers only students that have received Title IV funds.