Baylor University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Baylor University ranks better than 65% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Baylor University ranks better than only 43% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Baylor University

We calculated a salary score for each of Baylor 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 Baylor 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 Baylor Bachelor's Degrees

Baylor ranks higher than 65% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 61% $22,086 $50,856 61%
Air Transportation 12% Not Reported $35,060 12%
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 41% $25,125 $32,119 41%
Biology, General 23% $25,000 $25,001 23%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 95% $22,500 $57,526 95%
Business/Commerce, General 86% $19,500 $54,869 86%
Business/Managerial Economics 81% $20,491 $56,234 81%
Chemistry 58% $25,699 $39,729 58%
Communication and Media Studies 89% $21,500 $41,406 89%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 46% $25,318 $25,194 46%
Computer Science 66% $21,000 $75,518 66%
Design and Applied Arts 71% $25,000 $39,592 71%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 5% $26,000 $15,861 5%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 48% $22,500 $70,083 48%
English Language and Literature, General 99% $25,000 $42,363 99%
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations 87% $23,550 $52,607 87%
Finance and Financial Management Services 85% $20,000 $60,771 85%
Fine and Studio Arts 99% $26,000 $37,748 99%
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services 40% $19,000 $30,771 40%
General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations 97% $19,500 $71,643 97%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 81% Not Reported $42,682 81%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 46% $25,310 $29,685 46%
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs 32% $25,000 $26,264 32%
History 56% $18,000 $31,848 56%
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 34% $26,500 $27,947 34%
Human Resources Management and Services 64% $24,225 $48,823 64%
International Relations and National Security Studies 55% $20,500 $37,748 55%
Journalism 90% $25,260 $39,832 90%
Management Information Systems and Services 80% $19,720 $64,087 80%
Marketing 80% $23,906 $48,139 80%
Mathematics 39% $26,625 $42,682 39%
Mechanical Engineering 48% $24,500 $65,238 48%
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General 93% $26,000 $41,565 93%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 8% $22,500 $24,035 8%
Music 3% $21,500 $14,318 3%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 55% $27,000 $33,993 55%
Neurobiology and Neurosciences 3% $27,000 $16,478 3%
Political Science and Government 44% $26,000 $34,348 44%
Psychology, General 34% $26,208 $28,013 34%
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 34% $21,500 $28,478 34%
Real Estate 60% $27,000 $57,318 60%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 44% $25,000 $63,898 44%
Sociology 25% $24,225 $28,960 25%
Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations 83% $25,798 $43,674 83%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 98% $21,500 $46,031 98%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 92% $24,000 $44,389 92%

Salary Scores for Baylor Master's Degrees

Baylor ranks higher than 60% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 70% $32,263 $64,493 70%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 91% $57,000 $100,087 91%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 68% $25,077 $51,273 68%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 59% $42,950 $57,318 59%
Curriculum and Instruction 22% Not Reported $43,575 22%
Educational Administration and Supervision 18% Not Reported $44,356 18%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 81% Not Reported $48,041 81%
Museology/Museum Studies 22% Not Reported $32,391 22%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 70% Not Reported $112,551 70%
Social Work 31% $41,000 $43,000 31%
Taxation 25% Not Reported $66,821 25%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 44% Not Reported $48,432 44%
Theological and Ministerial Studies 24% $46,000 $37,088 24%

Salary Scores for Baylor Doctoral Degrees

Baylor ranks higher than 57% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 24% Not Reported $58,673 24%
English Language and Literature, General 66% Not Reported $55,338 66%
Law 58% $86,862 $74,786 58%
Religion/Religious Studies 63% Not Reported $53,775 63%

Baylor University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Danielle Prouty 3/31/2019

Overall, I had a positive experience at Baylor University. I double majored in International Studies and Linguistics, and I really loved most of my classes that were related to my majors, especially Linguistics. My Linguistics professors were extremely kind and helpful, and really tried to relate with their students. All of my classes for my major were 20 students or less. I had some great professors for International Studies as well, but as it is a much larger department, it was more hit or miss. It felt... Read More

Student 3/25/2019

My younger bro and I attend here, I graduate this Spring. What a disappointment. The majority of profs are poor. The forced religious studies is an effort to get the students to doubt the Bible and fall from faith. The messages are the typical liberal garbage you would expect at UCBerkly, ridiculous anti American nonsense. Job placement was all up to me, no help from faculty or placement center, including my internship. It was a 4 year disappointment.