Arkansas State University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Arkansas State University ranks better than only 23% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Arkansas State University ranks better than 63% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Arkansas State University

We calculated a salary score for each of Arkansas State 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 Arkansas State 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 A-State Associate Degrees

A-State ranks higher than 36% of colleges for associate degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 82% $18,500 $44,933 82%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 18% Not Reported $20,140 18%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 28% $15,750 $53,219 28%

Salary Scores for A-State Bachelor's Degrees

A-State ranks higher than 23% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 14% $21,377 $39,860 14%
Agricultural Business and Management 35% $20,066 $41,007 35%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 43% $19,500 $47,260 43%
Animal Sciences 24% $22,463 $27,295 24%
Biology, General 26% $18,529 $25,580 26%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 9% $18,750 $31,236 9%
Chemistry 0% $19,160 $19,227 0%
Civil Engineering 14% $25,000 $55,512 14%
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 6% Not Reported $42,363 6%
Communication and Media Studies 5% $20,148 $22,989 5%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 53% $20,500 $26,353 53%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 36% Not Reported $52,107 36%
Criminology 7% $26,500 $27,947 7%
Data Processing 24% $26,389 $42,682 24%
Design and Applied Arts 35% Not Reported $32,029 35%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 44% Not Reported $69,338 44%
Engineering-Related Fields 3% Not Reported $41,937 3%
English Language and Literature, General 26% $23,750 $25,774 26%
Finance and Financial Management Services 13% $18,750 $39,369 13%
Fine and Studio Arts 74% Not Reported $29,685 74%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 77% $24,400 $33,726 77%
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 81% $22,250 $46,087 81%
Journalism 2% Not Reported $21,508 2%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 31% $24,500 $29,173 31%
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 9% Not Reported $21,234 9%
Marketing 12% $21,250 $34,704 12%
Mathematics 12% $24,250 $32,925 12%
Mechanical Engineering 21% $23,058 $60,771 21%
Plant Sciences 49% $19,250 $37,568 49%
Psychology, General 18% $17,566 $25,525 18%
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 13% $21,500 $31,851 13%
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 39% $18,750 $29,374 39%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 25% $22,000 $58,270 25%
Social Work 37% $25,967 $30,771 37%
Sociology 6% $25,000 $24,267 6%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 26% $20,500 $32,843 26%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 41% $17,912 $35,620 41%
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management 3% Not Reported $18,771 3%

Salary Scores for A-State Master's Degrees

A-State ranks higher than 30% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Agricultural Business and Management 7% Not Reported $37,856 7%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 31% $33,286 $59,986 31%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 46% $31,748 $55,286 46%
Curriculum and Instruction 25% $15,403 $44,252 25%
Educational Administration and Supervision 30% $17,522 $49,437 30%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 5% $23,750 $31,915 5%
Homeland Security 22% Not Reported $50,856 22%
Public Administration 33% $26,515 $49,437 33%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 86% $61,498 $125,388 86%
Social Work 39% $27,050 $44,170 39%
Special Education and Teaching 18% $21,136 $43,155 18%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 22% $22,000 $39,369 22%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 8% Not Reported $36,668 8%

Salary Scores for A-State Doctoral Degrees

A-State ranks higher than 37% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 37% $61,498 $68,778 37%

Arkansas State University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Kelsey Lynch 7/22/2019

I could not have enjoyed my time at Arkansas State University more. The faculty was incredibly supportive as I achieved my Master's degree in Education. I took my courses online and felt that the ease of completing my master's on my own time made it a wonderful experience. In addition, the courses were organized well. Each professor made it easy to find what materials and books would be needed for each course I took and completed. Blackboard was simple to navigate and I found discussion boards to be simple... Read More

Mike 5/20/2019

Quick Summary: The affordable pricing and accreditation are not worth the lack of structure and accountability. This review is based on 3 online classes, 1 of which I ended up dropping halfway through the semester. 2 of the classes (Survey of Business Law and Survey of Operations Management) were prerequisites for the actual MBA program while 1 was an actual MBA class. I will break down the 3 classes below. Survey of Law - This class was the only one that felt organized. The professor's videos were helpful,... Read More