California Baptist University Rankings by Salary Score

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California Baptist University is ranked on 7 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at California Baptist University

We calculated a salary score for each of California Baptist 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 California Baptist 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 CBU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 43 100% 100% $31,000 $47,260 43
Behavioral Sciences 44 92% 92% $25,000 $29,690 44
Bible/Biblical Studies 35 93% 93% Not Reported $26,740 35
Biology, General 2 97% 97% $28,000 $17,950 2
Business Administration, Management and Operations 54 100% 100% Not Reported $43,800 54
Business/Commerce, General 70 96% 96% $30,680 $49,420 70
Civil Engineering 68 100% 100% $24,920 $63,750 68
Communication and Media Studies 95 93% 93% $25,000 $44,170 95
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 98 91% 91% $26,250 $38,290 98
Computer and Information Sciences, General 58 100% 100% Not Reported $60,840 58
Computer Engineering 38 94% 94% $27,000 $67,420 38
Criminal Justice and Corrections 31 95% 95% $27,000 $32,210 31
English Language and Literature, General 44 82% 82% $24,750 $28,600 44
Graphic Communications 76 94% 94% $25,000 $38,290 76
Health and Medical Administrative Services 30 89% 89% $28,500 $36,130 30
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 79 87% 87% $27,000 $33,990 79
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 22 84% 84% $26,000 $26,120 22
History 1 93% 93% $25,450 $13,700 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 30 98% 98% $26,620 $28,960 30
Marketing 67 96% 96% $26,000 $45,310 67
Mechanical Engineering 49 100% 100% $26,760 $65,490 49
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 98 100% 100% Not Reported $55,510 98
Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences 61 100% 100% $25,000 $29,690 61
Political Science and Government 2 86% 86% $26,370 $21,510 2
Psychology, General 31 89% 89% $27,000 $27,530 31
Public Administration 99 93% 93% $35,360 $66,170 99
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 23 79% 79% $28,500 $33,990 23
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 93 97% 97% $31,000 $81,360 93
Religion/Religious Studies 58 94% 94% $28,300 $28,600 58
Sociology 65 97% 97% $26,000 $34,700 65
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 5 88% 88% $26,000 $28,210 5

Salary Scores for CBU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 2 100% 100% $60,390 $42,120 2
Business Administration, Management and Operations 36 96% 96% $23,920 $63,010 36
Business/Commerce, General 33 95% 95% $31,960 $65,240 33
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 60 97% 97% $61,500 $49,290 60
Communication and Media Studies 86 100% 100% $23,320 $61,520 86
Education, General 93 97% 97% $24,300 $62,960 93
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 39 98% 98% $23,500 $40,510 39
Public Administration 90 99% 99% $27,920 $68,500 90
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 10 100% 100% Not Reported $39,010 10
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 71 98% 98% $84,410 $113,460 71

Most Recent Reviews

IMHO 8/18/2022

Pros: Wonderful, caring instructors. I felt like it was a good education. Campus is clean and safe. Dorms and food were nice enough. Cons: Absolutely horrific the way they stigmatize mental health. The incompetence of the school to deal with even the slightest issues is abominable. They damage people who reach out for help. Put on your pretty smile and act like everything is fine, or get trashed for struggling. Also there is NOTHING to do at the school or in the Riverside (barf!) area. The place is a ghost... Read More

SDT 7/12/2022

Jesus is expensive ! I graduated in 2007 and used my degree accordingly. The school is clean, and a great environment. The staff when I went there was excellent and extremely helpful and kind. Other than that, this school is a financial money pit that will place your young soul in huge amounts of dept. I pretty much paid for my degree, you couldn't fail and the academic work was very easy. The school uses the term " Christian " as a way to lure you in to borrowing a ton of money. It's a HUGE waste of money... Read More