Adelphi University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Adelphi University ranks better than 87% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Adelphi University ranks better than only 44% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Adelphi University

We calculated a salary score for each of Adelphi University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Adelphi University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for AU Bachelor's Degrees

AU ranks higher than 87% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 89% $21,500 $58,402 89%
Biology, General 20% $22,500 $24,421 20%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 64% $25,000 $46,087 64%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 12% $25,000 $29,059 12%
Communication and Media Studies 19% $21,971 $27,995 19%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 13% $23,250 $18,771 13%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 31% $25,500 $49,683 31%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 6% $25,000 $25,194 6%
Dance 51% Not Reported $23,456 51%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 32% $27,000 $21,166 32%
English Language and Literature, General 11% $24,500 $22,420 11%
Finance and Financial Management Services 77% $25,000 $57,995 77%
Fine and Studio Arts 79% $21,500 $30,554 79%
Information Science/Studies 35% Not Reported $48,432 35%
Marketing 56% $24,950 $43,426 56%
Music 36% Not Reported $25,194 36%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 39% Not Reported $31,133 39%
Political Science and Government 13% Not Reported $27,439 13%
Psychology, General 20% $19,500 $25,967 20%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 99% $25,250 $91,904 99%
Social Sciences, General 50% $21,445 $34,704 50%
Social Work 81% $25,000 $35,954 81%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 27% $23,000 $33,459 27%

Salary Scores for AU Master's Degrees

AU ranks higher than 72% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 45% $35,750 $68,047 45%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 94% $78,456 $61,516 94%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 77% $78,418 $60,821 77%
Education, General 22% Not Reported $43,426 22%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 48% Not Reported $41,937 48%
Medical Illustration and Informatics 21% $50,270 $59,350 21%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 49% $63,000 $42,682 49%
Psychology, General 53% $41,000 $45,383 53%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 72% $59,492 $113,602 72%
Social Work 74% $63,934 $49,397 74%
Special Education and Teaching 95% Not Reported $63,005 95%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 93% $41,000 $62,343 93%
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language 87% Not Reported $63,005 87%

Salary Scores for AU Doctoral Degrees

AU ranks higher than 19% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 19% $136,065 $57,318 19%

Adelphi University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Sally Bruhim 12/20/2019

Adelphi University is unique in its location and on campus atmosphere. It is situated in a location that is close to many of the local eateries and highways. If you have a car or use public transportation it is very easy to get around when looking for something to do off campus. The campus is beautiful and always changing due to the arts programs that display student and professors creation around the grounds and in the buildings. The staff and faculty at any department that I had experience with, were always... Read More

SALLY Mair 12/3/2019

I attended Adelphi University for my bachelor's degree. The campus is beautiful and serene. The faculty and staff in the Psychology department were kind and helpful. Classes were taught by educated professors that cared about their students. Classroom size were small compared to other universities, which was what I really liked about the school.