Buena Vista University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Buena Vista University ranks better than only 40% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Buena Vista 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 Buena Vista University

We calculated a salary score for each of Buena Vista 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 Buena Vista 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 BVU Bachelor's Degrees

BVU ranks higher than 40% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 20% $25,000 $41,789 20%
Biology, General 55% $25,875 $29,685 55%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 33% $20,500 $38,953 33%
Business/Commerce, General 88% Not Reported $55,964 88%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 40% $25,050 $33,993 40%
Education, General 19% Not Reported $28,019 19%
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations 35% $24,687 $37,980 35%
Finance and Financial Management Services 11% $20,412 $38,289 11%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 93% $27,000 $37,208 93%
Human Resources Management and Services 21% $22,968 $40,089 21%
Marketing 41% $23,250 $40,821 41%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 30% $22,390 $31,650 30%
Psychology, General 55% $21,063 $30,554 55%
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 18% Not Reported $25,194 18%
Social Work 29% Not Reported $29,685 29%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 56% $27,745 $36,647 56%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 76% $27,000 $40,621 76%

Salary Scores for BVU Master's Degrees

BVU ranks higher than 72% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Curriculum and Instruction 87% $17,000 $57,811 87%
Special Education and Teaching 71% Not Reported $54,531 71%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 44% $33,500 $43,674 44%

Buena Vista University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Mayra Lopez 1/3/2019

I attended Buena Vista University as a full-time student from 2012-2017. I was engaged in different student groups and got the chance to volunteer within my local community as well getting the chance to travel out of state. Due to it's student population size, I was able to get to know professors well. The relationships I formed with them helped guide me towards becoming the professional that I now am. I thoroughly enjoyed a majority of the classes that I took. I feel like the knowledge and experience I gain... Read More

Mayra Lopez 1/3/2019

I attended Buena Vista University as a full-time student from 2012-2017. I was engaged in different student groups and got the chance to volunteer within my local community as well getting the chance to travel out of state. Due to it's student population size, I was able to get to know professors well. The relationships I formed with them helped guide me towards becoming the professional that I now am. I thoroughly enjoyed a majority of the classes that I took. I feel like the knowledge and experience I gain... Read More