PayScale’s “2014-15 College Salary Report” has ranked Pratt Institute first in its “Art and Design Schools by Salary Potential (Bachelor’s Degree Only)” category, ahead of fifteen other peer institutions. The rankings are based on actual median salaries for graduates who received a bachelor’s degree from the institutions listed.

PayScale is a Seattle-based company with a database containing more than 40 million salary profiles. Its annual “College Salary Report” ranks colleges on alumni earnings. The data used in the report is collected through an ongoing, online compensation survey and then tested and verified before being considered for reporting.

More information on the PayScale ranking system can be found here. To view the “Art and Design School by Salary Potential” rankings, click here.