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Graduates of public and private colleges earn about same

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WASHINGTON - A new survey of college graduates finds that it does not matter if you go to a public or private school.

Graduates with math and science degrees, however, are raking-in the bucks.

The Education Department says the average graduate earns about $50,000 a year after getting a four-year degree - and that goes for both private and state schools.

But graduates with degrees in science, engineering, and math averaged $65,000.

That compares with $49,500 a year for graduates with other degrees.

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