Azusa Pacific University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Azusa Pacific University ranks better than 71% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Azusa Pacific University ranks better than only 48% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Azusa Pacific University

We calculated a salary score for each of Azusa Pacific 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 Azusa Pacific 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 APU Bachelor's Degrees

APU ranks higher than 71% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 71% $24,000 $53,108 71%
Bible/Biblical Studies 1% $24,686 $15,817 1%
Biology, General 55% $27,500 $29,685 55%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 54% $25,000 $43,863 54%
Business/Commerce, General 35% $25,999 $40,467 35%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 87% $47,000 $40,821 87%
Communication and Media Studies 66% $21,750 $36,151 66%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 60% $25,000 $62,012 60%
English Language and Literature, General 19% $24,250 $24,325 19%
Fine and Studio Arts 52% $22,500 $26,482 52%
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 10% $20,500 $25,194 10%
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 79% $37,593 $44,971 79%
History 62% $25,000 $32,925 62%
International Business 70% Not Reported $51,273 70%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 80% $25,500 $39,009 80%
Marketing 49% $25,000 $42,235 49%
Mathematics 6% Not Reported $28,598 6%
Music 53% $27,000 $28,309 53%
Political Science and Government 44% $24,000 $34,259 44%
Psychology, General 31% $22,500 $27,640 31%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 99% $25,000 $90,504 99%
Religious Education 77% $22,000 $34,526 77%
Social Work 29% $25,000 $29,685 29%
Sociology 16% $19,500 $27,114 16%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 13% $23,100 $30,771 13%
Visual and Performing Arts, General 71% $22,750 $29,685 71%

Salary Scores for APU Master's Degrees

APU ranks higher than 73% 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 36% $46,431 $62,756 36%
Business/Commerce, General 27% $48,853 $61,516 27%
Education, General 88% $46,392 $60,336 88%
Educational Administration and Supervision 9% Not Reported $38,289 9%
Fine and Studio Arts 96% $46,834 $47,260 96%
Psychology, Other 56% $62,500 $45,778 56%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 68% $59,845 $111,196 68%
Religious Education 67% Not Reported $41,565 67%
Social Sciences, Other 53% $30,891 $46,087 53%
Social Work 93% $52,018 $54,091 93%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 80% $35,295 $56,979 80%
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language 18% $24,593 $36,312 18%
Theological and Ministerial Studies 24% $63,690 $36,848 24%

Salary Scores for APU Doctoral Degrees

APU ranks higher than 93% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Education, General 96% $97,138 $98,213 96%
Psychology, Other 91% $192,599 $68,858 91%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 91% $142,116 $78,172 91%

Azusa Pacific University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Kristen Zorn 9/12/2019

As I reflect on my journey in attending Azusa Pacific University, I remember researching colleges and hearing other students experiences and hoping for an experience like the ones they portrayed. In my time at APU, I now recognize that my experience was not like those who went before me, because it was been my very own experience, one I would not trade for the world. Azusa Pacific University is so much more than a University, APU fosters a community that truly meets individuals where they are at as they develop... Read More

Sanna Haynes 5/7/2019

Azusa Pacific University is a wonderful school. While it is private, it is larger school, so you benefit from many resources they have on campus. The faculty and staff really care about everyone on campus. While it is a Christian school, the faculty emphasized critical thinking. I would consider the school to be more progressive than most Christian universities.