Adelphi University Rankings by Salary Score

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Adelphi University's Top Rankings

Adelphi University is ranked on 2 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


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 based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for AU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 89 100% 100% $21,500 $58,400 89
Biology, General 20 84% 84% $22,500 $24,420 20
Business Administration, Management and Operations 64 93% 93% $25,000 $46,090 64
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 12 95% 95% $25,000 $29,060 12
Communication and Media Studies 19 95% 95% $21,970 $28,000 19
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 13 92% 92% $23,250 $18,770 13
Computer and Information Sciences, General 31 92% 92% $25,500 $49,680 31
Criminal Justice and Corrections 6 89% 89% $25,000 $25,190 6
Dance 51 100% 100% Not Reported $23,460 51
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 32 95% 95% $27,000 $21,170 32
English Language and Literature, General 11 86% 86% $24,500 $22,420 11
Finance and Financial Management Services 77 100% 100% $25,000 $58,000 77
Fine and Studio Arts 79 90% 90% $21,500 $30,550 79
Information Science/Studies 35 100% 100% Not Reported $48,430 35
Marketing 56 93% 93% $24,950 $43,430 56
Music 36 92% 92% Not Reported $25,190 36
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 39 92% 92% Not Reported $31,130 39
Political Science and Government 13 82% 82% Not Reported $27,440 13
Psychology, General 20 98% 98% $19,500 $25,970 20
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 99 98% 98% $25,250 $91,900 99
Social Sciences, General 50 85% 85% $21,450 $34,700 50
Social Work 81 95% 95% $25,000 $35,950 81
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 27 97% 97% $23,000 $33,460 27

Salary Scores for AU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 45 98% 98% $35,750 $68,050 45
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 94 100% 100% $78,460 $61,520 94
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 77 99% 99% $78,420 $60,820 77
Education, General 22 100% 100% Not Reported $43,430 22
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 48 100% 100% Not Reported $41,940 48
Medical Illustration and Informatics 21 100% 100% $50,270 $59,350 21
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 49 100% 100% $63,000 $42,680 49
Psychology, General 53 94% 94% $41,000 $45,380 53
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 72 100% 100% $59,490 $113,600 72
Social Work 74 96% 96% $63,930 $49,400 74
Special Education and Teaching 95 100% 100% Not Reported $63,010 95
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 93 100% 100% $41,000 $62,340 93
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language 87 94% 94% Not Reported $63,010 87

Salary Scores for AU Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 19 94% 94% $136,070 $57,320 19

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.