Coastal Carolina University Rankings by Salary Score

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Coastal Carolina University is ranked on 1 list of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Coastal Carolina University

We calculated a salary score for each of Coastal Carolina 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 Coastal Carolina 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 CCU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 43 98% 98% $25,000 $47,260 43
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 4 100% 100% $25,820 $20,820 4
Biology, General 18 93% 93% $25,380 $24,160 18
Business Administration, Management and Operations 28 97% 97% $24,750 $37,830 28
Communication and Media Studies 24 96% 96% $25,000 $29,170 24
Computer and Information Sciences, General 27 97% 97% $27,000 $47,730 27
Design and Applied Arts 8 100% 100% $25,000 $23,800 8
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 16 96% 96% $27,000 $18,900 16
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology 32 98% 98% $25,000 $25,550 32
English Language and Literature, General 6 94% 94% $25,920 $20,480 6
Finance and Financial Management Services 15 96% 96% $24,000 $40,460 15
Fine and Studio Arts 6 95% 95% $25,000 $18,090 6
Health and Medical Administrative Services 22 100% 100% $22,250 $33,990 22
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 17 97% 97% $26,210 $25,660 17
History 20 100% 100% $26,000 $25,190 20
Hospitality Administration/Management 19 98% 98% $25,000 $32,120 19
Information Science/Studies 21 100% 100% $27,000 $43,800 21
Intelligence, Command Control and Information Operations 24 100% 100% $23,260 $33,990 24
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 20 98% 98% $24,470 $26,740 20
Marketing 33 99% 99% $25,000 $39,450 33
Music 19 94% 94% Not Reported $21,510 19
Political Science and Government 11 94% 94% $25,750 $26,850 11
Psychology, General 22 97% 97% $25,000 $26,210 22
Public Health 11 97% 97% $27,000 $27,320 11
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 43 100% 100% $18,230 $63,600 43
Sociology 47 92% 92% $23,260 $32,190 47
Special Education and Teaching 21 100% 100% $25,000 $34,530 21
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 27 97% 97% $25,250 $33,040 27
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 18 100% 100% Not Reported $31,850 18

Salary Scores for CCU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 6 100% 100% $20,500 $51,270 6
Business Administration, Management and Operations 17 97% 97% $20,500 $49,880 17
Education, General 18 100% 100% $26,740 $42,320 18
Educational Administration and Supervision 36 100% 100% $20,500 $51,570 36
Educational/Instructional Media Design 14 100% 100% $25,670 $43,960 14
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 11 97% 97% $31,470 $37,960 11

Most Recent Reviews

John 2/8/2021

This school is extremely over priced for what you get. They barely are a university in my opinion. The classes are not up to pare with how much it cost to go here. I would say to anyone deciding on this school or there other one, PLEASE PICK THE OTHER ONE. Getting help around this campus is a headache. The Professor egos are through the roof and not helpful. It takes at least a few day or a week for professors to respond to emails, witch by then the assignment has passed and a response does nothing. There... Read More

Jerrod Robinson 7/28/2019

Coastal Carolina University is a growing school with plenty of opportunities for personal, professional, and academic growth. The faculty and staff at Coastal, really make an attempt to get to know you as an individual and really want to help you succeed.