Columbus State University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Columbus State University ranks better than only 28% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Columbus State University ranks better than only 21% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Columbus State University

We calculated a salary score for each of Columbus State 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 Columbus State 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 CSU Bachelor's Degrees

CSU 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 17% $31,000 $40,945 17%
Biology, General 9% $28,000 $21,964 9%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 15% $31,000 $33,637 15%
Business/Commerce, General 29% $24,000 $38,721 29%
Communication and Media Studies 29% $26,443 $30,047 29%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 39% $28,464 $53,358 39%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 28% $28,125 $31,660 28%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 24% $25,977 $20,140 24%
English Language and Literature, General 13% $31,000 $23,113 13%
Finance and Financial Management Services 27% $27,500 $44,542 27%
Fine and Studio Arts 12% $28,750 $20,140 12%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 3% $26,000 $20,921 3%
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 25% $30,750 $27,492 25%
History 67% $34,400 $33,726 67%
Management Information Systems and Services 19% Not Reported $44,971 19%
Marketing 4% $27,000 $30,771 4%
Mathematics 31% Not Reported $40,467 31%
Music 36% $26,000 $25,194 36%
Political Science and Government 7% Not Reported $25,194 7%
Psychology, General 28% $28,250 $27,126 28%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 36% $21,711 $61,764 36%
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 59% $28,250 $31,133 59%
Sociology 21% $31,000 $28,164 21%
Special Education and Teaching 44% Not Reported $37,568 44%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 53% $29,786 $36,334 53%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 47% $26,000 $36,398 47%

Salary Scores for CSU Master's Degrees

CSU ranks higher than 49% 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 22% $30,842 $54,035 22%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 57% Not Reported $72,134 57%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 48% Not Reported $82,440 48%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 92% $29,304 $69,338 92%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 27% $34,166 $86,313 27%
Social Sciences, Other 31% $33,911 $41,565 31%
Special Education and Teaching 31% $28,200 $46,357 31%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 9% $48,449 $35,594 9%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 50% $27,553 $46,954 50%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 54% Not Reported $50,606 54%

Salary Scores for CSU Doctoral Degrees

CSU ranks higher than 28% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Education, Other 60% $41,834 $79,598 60%
Educational Administration and Supervision 18% Not Reported $65,651 18%

Salary Scores for CSU Certificates

CSU ranks higher than 83% of colleges for certificates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Criminal Justice and Corrections 83% Not Reported $52,524 83%

Columbus State University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Concerned 10/26/2020

This college is unhelpful with filing of financial aid. They ask for same info over and over and it has been uploaded about 8 or 9 time. You would think they would be willing to help since financial aid is guaranteed payment to them. What a joke. They don't read info sent in it's entirety

Denise Brown 10/14/2020

This school is a joke. Dr. Yarbough-Allen, Dr. Williams, and Bordelon are crooks. They took up for a teacher who did awful things to hinder my grades and they did NOTHING. They decided to do nothing obviously because she’s a professor. This school is not legit and I will be reporting everyone and probably even file a lawsuit. This is not acceptable and will not be tolerated. People who’s in authority love to take advantage of that, but not anymore they won’t. Please spread this message so nobody else will... Read More