California State University-Fullerton Rankings Based on Salary

  • California State University-Fullerton ranks better than 54% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • California State University-Fullerton ranks better than 95% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Cal State Fullerton

We calculated a salary score for each of Cal State Fullerton'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 Cal State Fullerton 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 Cal State Fullerton Bachelor's Degrees

Cal State Fullerton ranks higher than 54% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Anthropology 75% $15,993 $30,047 75%
Area Studies 41% $20,625 $32,162 41%
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management 11% Not Reported $21,508 11%
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 56% $16,477 $35,060 56%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 58% $14,232 $44,630 58%
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences 57% $19,500 $32,124 57%
Chemistry 84% $15,000 $45,696 84%
Civil Engineering 43% $22,000 $60,298 43%
Communication and Media Studies 72% $14,750 $37,158 72%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 54% $15,000 $26,458 54%
Computer Engineering 26% $23,698 $63,005 26%
Computer Science 48% $16,040 $66,653 48%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 37% $12,500 $33,340 37%
Dance 62% Not Reported $25,194 62%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 60% $20,500 $24,325 60%
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 40% Not Reported $28,236 40%
Economics 47% $13,200 $47,930 47%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 38% $20,000 $68,047 38%
English Language and Literature, General 30% $14,089 $26,519 30%
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 8% $22,053 $22,572 8%
Fine and Studio Arts 64% $17,500 $28,203 64%
Geography and Cartography 40% $17,700 $34,704 40%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 81% $17,143 $42,682 81%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 55% $15,000 $30,818 55%
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 40% $14,286 $32,615 40%
History 30% $14,585 $27,280 30%
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 48% $11,250 $29,573 48%
Information Science/Studies 22% $13,062 $44,244 22%
International Business 39% $15,750 $43,798 39%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 13% $14,687 $24,615 13%
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 28% Not Reported $25,824 28%
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 55% $13,510 $55,512 55%
Mechanical Engineering 38% $17,870 $63,799 38%
Music 19% $23,439 $21,508 19%
Philosophy 43% $18,000 $28,739 43%
Political Science and Government 50% $13,000 $35,351 50%
Psychology, General 37% $13,000 $28,413 37%
Public Administration 46% $12,882 $42,235 46%
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 21% $14,693 $25,967 21%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 99% $16,505 $90,146 99%
Religion/Religious Studies 32% Not Reported $22,667 32%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 25% $13,000 $27,947 25%
Sociology 39% $13,750 $30,988 39%
Statistics 19% Not Reported $42,682 19%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 1% $18,927 $24,035 1%

Salary Scores for Cal State Fullerton Master's Degrees

Cal State Fullerton ranks higher than 81% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 71% $37,022 $64,629 71%
Applied Mathematics 35% Not Reported $77,213 35%
Biology, General 48% Not Reported $44,649 48%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 60% $30,728 $76,460 60%
Civil Engineering 48% $20,500 $71,854 48%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 58% $47,685 $48,667 58%
Communication and Media Studies 59% Not Reported $51,273 59%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 98% $20,819 $68,858 98%
Computer Engineering 21% $32,340 $86,424 21%
Computer Science 39% Not Reported $94,408 39%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 20% Not Reported $25,194 20%
Educational Administration and Supervision 41% $26,583 $53,608 41%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 15% Not Reported $78,343 15%
English Language and Literature, General 45% Not Reported $38,289 45%
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 88% $31,920 $76,930 88%
Fine and Studio Arts 90% Not Reported $42,682 90%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 66% $29,203 $44,925 66%
History 75% $26,726 $45,500 75%
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 36% Not Reported $76,460 36%
Mechanical Engineering 65% Not Reported $87,310 65%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 74% $40,430 $47,846 74%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 89% $29,238 $62,012 89%
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other 44% $33,250 $62,154 44%
Public Health 27% Not Reported $46,478 27%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 91% $41,000 $131,165 91%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 7% Not Reported $35,060 7%
Social Work 94% $30,504 $54,696 94%
Sociology 71% Not Reported $41,937 71%
Special Education and Teaching 96% $19,238 $63,921 96%
Taxation 36% $20,500 $72,022 36%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 93% $20,500 $57,963 93%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 99% $21,802 $72,908 99%
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language 12% Not Reported $33,446 12%

Salary Scores for Cal State Fullerton Doctoral Degrees

Cal State Fullerton ranks higher than 94% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Educational Administration and Supervision 96% $54,667 $114,595 96%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 91% $34,167 $148,220 91%

Salary Scores for Cal State Fullerton Certificates

Cal State Fullerton ranks higher than 92% of colleges for certificates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 92% Not Reported $29,141 92%

California State University-Fullerton Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Annika Shellenbarger 12/23/2019

The Human Services major requires three, 120 hour internships as an undergraduate. This major and internships have allowed me to obtain work experience, leaderships skills, and cultural sensitivity awareness. Through very specific classes such as Child Abuse, Proposal Writing, Theories and Techniques of Counseling, Intimate Partner Violence, and Case Management, I have been highly prepared for my counseling Masters Program, where as some of my other classmates that majored in other areas are struggling. I... Read More

Irina Wilson 12/19/2019

CSUF is a fantastic university! I loved the environment both academically and physical aspect of the campus. CSUF has an amazing community! The program I was in was Liberal Studies. All the professors had great knowledge about the specific topics. The professors gave great resources outside of class to research more into a certain topic as well.