Student-loan debt in the US has grown to a staggering $1.3 trillion, and the average 2016 graduate will have to repay more than $37,000.
Now more than ever, it seems that college students must think carefully about choosing their college majors and the future earning power of their chosen degrees.
With that in mind, PayScale compiled data on lifetime earnings of different majors and degrees to show the future financial impact on a particular course of study.
For bachelor's degrees, engineering majors seem to be the most lucrative, with petroleum engineering, systems engineering, and chemical engineering in the top three. Actuarial mathematics also tied for the third place slot.
Take a look below to see where your major and degree lands among the group.