Barnard College Rankings by Salary Score

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Salary and Debt by Major at Barnard College

We calculated a Salary Score for each of Barnard College'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 Barnard College 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 Score ™ for Barnard Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Area Studies 89 84% 84% $19,000 $44,170 89
Computer and Information Sciences, General 100 100% 100% Not Reported $103,080 100
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 95 100% 100% Not Reported $30,410 95
Economics 98 95% 95% $16,500 $72,740 98
English Language and Literature, General 99 89% 89% $17,000 $42,680 99
History 96 100% 100% $17,400 $42,680 96
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 78 93% 93% Not Reported $43,430 78
Neurobiology and Neurosciences 34 92% 92% $19,000 $26,740 34
Political Science and Government 99 94% 94% $19,000 $51,480 99
Psychology, General 100 94% 94% $14,000 $43,240 100
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 56 85% 85% Not Reported $33,990 56
Urban Studies/Affairs 80 100% 100% $19,000 $44,750 80

Most Recent Reviews

Caroline Moore 8/27/2017

Deciding to attend Barnard College is perhaps one of the best decisions I have made to date. It is an institution that truly helped me becomre the woman that I am today. It is academically rigourous, challenging you in every way, while still providing a nurturing community that allows you to grow into yourself. Many know it best for its relationship with Columbia University, though it is a mistake to think of it as simply an extension of the university or as an alternate form of entry. Barnard has a very specific... Read More

SE 2/27/2017

Barnard College provides an excellent atmosphere for intellectual pursuit. Students have the opportunity to study under highly regarded professors and are surrounded by others of strong intellectual caliber. The course load of a typical student can be intense which leads to a lot of stress and anxiety issues among peers at the school. To be fair, many students take on so many courses in a given semester because they have the ambition to do so.