Catholic University of America Rankings by Salary Score

Salary Scores
 84
Bachelor's
 56
Master's
 44
Doctoral
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Catholic University of America's Top Rankings

Catholic University of America is ranked on 3 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Catholic University of America

We calculated a salary score for each of Catholic University of America'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 Catholic University of America 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 Catholic University Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 95 94% 94% $27,000 $61,520 95
Architecture 56 92% 92% $26,420 $47,600 56
Biomedical/Medical Engineering 77 100% 100% $24,810 $64,490 77
Business Administration, Management and Operations 96 97% 97% $25,000 $58,220 96
Civil Engineering 89 100% 100% $22,250 $67,850 89
Communication and Media Studies 98 96% 96% $23,250 $46,870 98
Economics 95 92% 92% $26,000 $67,660 95
Finance and Financial Management Services 62 98% 98% $26,000 $53,540 62
International Business 44 100% 100% Not Reported $44,970 44
Marketing 98 96% 96% $27,000 $55,770 98
Mechanical Engineering 38 98% 98% $25,100 $63,750 38
Music 61 100% 100% $27,000 $29,690 61
Philosophy 95 92% 92% $15,500 $44,380 95
Political Science and Government 91 96% 96% $26,710 $44,510 91
Psychology, General 90 95% 95% $27,000 $36,130 90
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 71 99% 99% $27,000 $71,470 71
Religion/Religious Studies 89 70% 70% $27,000 $37,570 89
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 99 80% 80% Not Reported $50,440 99
Sociology 68 100% 100% Not Reported $35,060 68
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 92 95% 95% Not Reported $42,680 92

Salary Scores for Catholic University Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business/Commerce, General 31 100% 100% Not Reported $64,000 31
Economics 36 100% 100% Not Reported $58,670 36
Human Resources Management and Services 69 97% 97% Not Reported $71,020 69
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 50 98% 98% $61,500 $100,340 50
Theological and Ministerial Studies 32 58% 58% Not Reported $39,930 32
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other 99 100% 100% Not Reported $65,330 99

Salary Scores for Catholic University Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Architecture 96 100% 100% $41,000 $58,480 96
Business Administration, Management and Operations 29 96% 96% $36,840 $84,650 29
English Language and Literature, General 41 93% 93% Not Reported $50,860 41
Law 52 98% 98% $145,650 $70,390 52
Library Science and Administration 76 100% 100% $41,000 $57,320 76
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 79 100% 100% Not Reported $135,390 79
Social Work 10 95% 95% $68,330 $55,120 10
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other 24 96% 96% $58,110 $53,810 24

Most Recent Reviews

Nicholas Yager 7/11/2019

The Catholic University of America offers a unique 5-year dual degree program of the Bachelor of Science in Architecture (B.S. Arch.) and the Bachelor of Civil Engineering (B.C.E.). Opportunity to study abroad within both programs. Graduates of this program will gain a holistic understanding between the interrelation of architecture and engineering. This dual degree opens doors for greater career, employment and productivity potential. Several classes meet locally to study the local development of Washington,... Read More

Gilbert Saenz 6/26/2019

Wonderful experience. Enrolled in 2010 and completed dissertation in 2017. Located in Washington, DC and home to the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. The professors are leaders in Catholic education and their research at the forefront of Catholic education.