Azusa Pacific University Rankings by Salary Score

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Azusa Pacific University is ranked on 4 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


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 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 APU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 71 100% 100% $24,000 $53,110 71
Bible/Biblical Studies 1 95% 95% $24,690 $15,820 1
Biology, General 55 88% 88% $27,500 $29,690 55
Business Administration, Management and Operations 54 95% 95% $25,000 $43,860 54
Business/Commerce, General 35 100% 100% $26,000 $40,470 35
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 87 96% 96% $47,000 $40,820 87
Communication and Media Studies 66 93% 93% $21,750 $36,150 66
Computer and Information Sciences, General 60 88% 88% $25,000 $62,010 60
English Language and Literature, General 19 92% 92% $24,250 $24,330 19
Fine and Studio Arts 52 96% 96% $22,500 $26,480 52
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 10 92% 92% $20,500 $25,190 10
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 79 100% 100% $37,590 $44,970 79
History 62 95% 95% $25,000 $32,930 62
International Business 70 95% 95% Not Reported $51,270 70
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 80 90% 90% $25,500 $39,010 80
Marketing 49 100% 100% $25,000 $42,240 49
Mathematics 6 100% 100% Not Reported $28,600 6
Music 53 96% 96% $27,000 $28,310 53
Political Science and Government 44 94% 94% $24,000 $34,260 44
Psychology, General 31 94% 94% $22,500 $27,640 31
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 99 98% 98% $25,000 $90,500 99
Religious Education 77 96% 96% $22,000 $34,530 77
Social Work 29 100% 100% $25,000 $29,690 29
Sociology 16 95% 95% $19,500 $27,110 16
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 13 100% 100% $23,100 $30,770 13
Visual and Performing Arts, General 71 97% 97% $22,750 $29,690 71

Salary Scores for APU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 36 99% 99% $46,430 $62,760 36
Business/Commerce, General 27 98% 98% $48,850 $61,520 27
Education, General 88 99% 99% $46,390 $60,340 88
Educational Administration and Supervision 9 87% 87% Not Reported $38,290 9
Fine and Studio Arts 96 90% 90% $46,830 $47,260 96
Psychology, Other 56 95% 95% $62,500 $45,780 56
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 68 99% 99% $59,850 $111,200 68
Religious Education 67 92% 92% Not Reported $41,570 67
Social Sciences, Other 53 100% 100% $30,890 $46,090 53
Social Work 93 98% 98% $52,020 $54,090 93
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 80 100% 100% $35,300 $56,980 80
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language 18 79% 79% $24,590 $36,310 18
Theological and Ministerial Studies 24 88% 88% $63,690 $36,850 24

Salary Scores for APU Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Education, General 96 96% 96% $97,140 $98,210 96
Psychology, Other 91 83% 83% $192,600 $68,860 91
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 91 100% 100% $142,120 $78,170 91

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.