According to Forbes, students with a college diploma from the Carnegie Mellon University, School of Computer Science are averaging a salary of $84,400. That's the highest pay from any college diploma across the nation. 

Stanford University, Engineering ($74,700), New York University, College of Nursing ($70,200), Harvey Mudd College ($69,200), University of Pennsylvania, School of Engineering & Applied Science ($66,500) followed in that order to round up the top five.

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