Biola University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Biola University ranks better than only 42% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Biola University ranks better than only 36% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Biola University

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

Biola ranks higher than 42% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 95% $16,250 $62,012 95%
Bible/Biblical Studies 68% $25,000 $31,133 68%
Biology, General 55% $27,000 $29,685 55%
Business/Commerce, General 35% $23,375 $40,434 35%
Communication and Media Studies 41% $22,401 $32,071 41%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 51% $27,000 $25,967 51%
Computer Science 23% $24,000 $53,775 23%
English Language and Literature, General 32% $25,000 $26,739 32%
Fine and Studio Arts 21% $26,148 $22,094 21%
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies 10% $23,000 $20,444 10%
Journalism 48% $27,000 $32,391 48%
Music 36% $27,000 $25,194 36%
Psychology, General 61% $24,125 $31,236 61%
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 8% $22,708 $30,409 8%
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 21% $25,000 $25,967 21%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 90% $31,000 $79,755 90%
Religious Education 8% $21,250 $21,508 8%
Sociology 51% $26,750 $32,658 51%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 45% $27,000 $35,330 45%

Salary Scores for Biola Master's Degrees

Biola ranks higher than 42% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Bible/Biblical Studies 50% Not Reported $39,741 50%
Business/Commerce, General 73% $33,000 $90,146 73%
Education, General 30% $17,984 $45,696 30%
Theological and Ministerial Studies 33% $47,434 $40,089 33%
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other 43% $41,000 $40,821 43%

Salary Scores for Biola Doctoral Degrees

Biola ranks higher than 66% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 62% $118,673 $67,899 62%
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other 76% Not Reported $72,899 76%

Biola University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Jared Zimmerman 4/5/2018

Biola University is an evangelical Christian university in Los Angeles county, California. Christian faith and worship is central to instruction and daily life at Biola, so non-Christians will most likely not find this environment welcoming. Student life is vibrant. Students are required to live in dorms their freshman and sophomore years, so each dorm floor makes up a strong social network for students to engage in. There is also an active club and intramural sports scene. Biola's men's basketball team and... Read More

Stephanie 5/7/2017

The Broadcast program here is lackluster; it is up to you whether you are successful post-graduation, you will have to learn a lot during internships and by going off campus by yourself. But, a handful of students throughout my time here have done a great job at excelling despite the lax program. If you want to be a producer or director, please go to another school, this school doesn't have the resources to help you in that area.