College of Charleston Rankings by Salary Score

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College of Charleston's Top Ranking

College of Charleston is ranked on 1 list of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at College of Charleston

We calculated a salary score for each of College of Charleston'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 College of Charleston 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 College of Charleston Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 36 98% 98% $25,000 $45,790 36
Anthropology 68 79% 79% $26,000 $28,960 68
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management 59 96% 96% $24,250 $30,410 59
Biology, General 34 94% 94% $22,250 $26,790 34
Business Administration, Management and Operations 39 95% 95% $19,980 $40,450 39
Chemistry 9 87% 87% $26,800 $28,600 9
Communication and Media Studies 77 97% 97% $21,500 $38,290 77
Computer and Information Sciences, General 56 94% 94% $22,300 $60,360 56
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 55 94% 94% $21,250 $23,800 55
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology 37 96% 96% $20,500 $26,350 37
Economics 23 86% 86% Not Reported $40,650 23
English Language and Literature, General 40 92% 92% $24,200 $28,060 40
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 30 100% 100% Not Reported $26,930 30
Finance and Financial Management Services 51 98% 98% $25,000 $50,860 51
Fine and Studio Arts 35 93% 93% $21,500 $24,300 35
Historic Preservation and Conservation 76 100% 100% $20,500 $34,420 76
History 56 92% 92% $22,030 $31,780 56
Hospitality Administration/Management 53 96% 96% $18,750 $38,070 53
International Business 35 91% 91% $24,000 $42,680 35
International/Global Studies 28 86% 86% $23,250 $27,110 28
Marketing 41 96% 96% $19,000 $40,900 41
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 51 86% 86% $25,950 $36,670 51
Music 57 89% 89% $22,000 $28,960 57
Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences 35 99% 99% $24,500 $26,820 35
Political Science and Government 38 97% 97% $21,500 $33,280 38
Psychology, General 42 94% 94% $23,000 $29,030 42
Public Health 22 97% 97% $22,300 $30,020 22
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 14 100% 100% $26,600 $25,190 14
Sociology 15 96% 96% $25,000 $26,850 15
Special Education and Teaching 30 100% 100% $23,750 $35,860 30
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 39 97% 97% $24,500 $34,600 39
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 1 100% 100% Not Reported $23,580 1
Urban Studies/Affairs 18 100% 100% Not Reported $31,130 18

Salary Scores for College of Charleston Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 30 100% 100% $20,500 $57,860 30
Business Administration, Management and Operations 27 97% 97% $40,810 $57,320 27
Computer Science 7 100% 100% Not Reported $67,660 7
Historic Preservation and Conservation 39 100% 100% Not Reported $40,370 39
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 38 95% 95% $37,510 $47,260 38
Public Administration 17 100% 100% Not Reported $43,580 17
Special Education and Teaching 7 100% 100% Not Reported $38,830 7
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 15 100% 100% $38,280 $39,210 15

Most Recent Reviews

SN 7/5/2019

The professors really get to know you-which furthers your academic experience. With small class sizes, you are not just a number to a professor. Small classes lead to great conversations and debates that make the classes engaging. Many of the professors also have office hours that are very flexible and available. Many of my professors were always available to go over tests or essays to ensure I really knew the material. There are also a lot of events that are free to students that really build community culture.... Read More

Nena Stone 4/1/2019

The Education department provided me excellent experience to be ready when I first started teaching. The professors were competent and empathetic towards all students. I was able to have a personal relationship with my professors which helped me be better prepared. The department prepared me to get a job right out of college in my field. I was able to be certified to teach two different areas of special education in my state which made me more employable.