Carson-Newman University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Carson-Newman University ranks better than only 28% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Carson-Newman University ranks better than 53% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Carson-Newman University

We calculated a salary score for each of Carson-Newman 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 Carson-Newman 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 C-N Bachelor's Degrees

C-N ranks higher than 28% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 29% Not Reported $44,091 29%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 26% $23,250 $37,208 26%
Communication and Media Studies 31% Not Reported $30,409 31%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 94% $26,000 $37,568 94%
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs 27% $26,000 $25,053 27%
Human Services, General 12% Not Reported $27,048 12%
Psychology, General 5% $23,699 $21,964 5%
Psychology, Other 12% $19,981 $26,933 12%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 12% $20,500 $52,663 12%
Religion/Religious Studies 49% $19,000 $26,585 49%
Special Education and Teaching 38% Not Reported $36,848 38%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 57% $21,000 $36,776 57%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 52% $26,420 $37,054 52%

Salary Scores for C-N Master's Degrees

C-N ranks higher than 29% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 21% $25,414 $52,941 21%
Educational Administration and Supervision 33% $28,444 $50,488 33%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 8% Not Reported $32,391 8%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 26% $50,215 $86,129 26%
Special Education and Teaching 19% Not Reported $43,319 19%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 38% $28,365 $44,691 38%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 36% $16,249 $46,673 36%

Salary Scores for C-N Doctoral Degrees

C-N ranks higher than 12% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Educational Administration and Supervision 12% $49,684 $61,144 12%

Carson-Newman University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Sarah 6/3/2017

The truth is, since Carson Newman has teamed up with local police, we have found the majority of students being sent behind bars for petty offenses. They need to focus on the lowlifes in the community and leave us alone.! At first, we heard the point of this collaboration was to help protect our campus and keep it stable. Instead, I have seen over 10 of my friends have to go to jail over BASIC offenses when this should not be happening to students. There should be a respect for a student who pays over 30,000... Read More

Colin Smith 5/24/2017

Excellence in communication contributes to success in all aspects of personal, professional and civic life. My degree program was rooted in the mastery of speaking and writing skills. My programs had a substantial balance in theory and research with practical training in professional skills. The department faculty is committed to a liberal education in written, oral and visual communication, as well as equipping students for success in the fields of advertising, public relations, journalism, media arts, film... Read More