CUNY Brooklyn College Rankings by Salary Score

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CUNY Brooklyn College is ranked on 4 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at CUNY Brooklyn College

We calculated a salary score for each of CUNY Brooklyn College'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 CUNY Brooklyn College 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 BC Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 35 95% 95% $11,980 $45,550 35
Biology, General 24 74% 74% $6,800 $25,190 24
Business Administration, Management and Operations 30 92% 92% $10,290 $38,400 30
Communication and Media Studies 43 93% 93% $11,910 $32,390 43
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 23 83% 83% $8,490 $21,170 23
Computer and Information Sciences, General 39 94% 94% $11,350 $53,360 39
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 41 85% 85% $11,000 $31,620 41
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 62 93% 93% Not Reported $24,620 62
Economics 1 93% 93% Not Reported $21,050 1
English Language and Literature, General 68 92% 92% $12,190 $32,090 68
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 67 96% 96% $11,000 $31,880 67
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 51 89% 89% $13,250 $26,740 51
Finance and Financial Management Services 7 100% 100% Not Reported $36,140 7
Fine and Studio Arts 20 91% 91% $18,940 $21,780 20
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 15 79% 79% $9,690 $25,190 15
History 56 80% 80% Not Reported $31,850 56
Information Science/Studies 41 95% 95% Not Reported $50,440 41
Journalism 81 86% 86% Not Reported $37,420 81
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 3 87% 87% Not Reported $18,310 3
Mathematics 57 90% 90% Not Reported $48,040 57
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 40 100% 100% Not Reported $31,310 40
Philosophy 14 73% 73% Not Reported $21,050 14
Political Science and Government 38 93% 93% Not Reported $33,280 38
Psychology, General 32 89% 89% $13,000 $27,760 32
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 68 97% 97% $12,100 $34,300 68
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 16 89% 89% Not Reported $21,960 16
Sociology 30 100% 100% Not Reported $29,690 30
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 34 95% 95% $8,000 $33,990 34
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 100 94% 94% $15,000 $53,180 100

Salary Scores for BC Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 66 100% 100% Not Reported $63,750 66
Business Administration, Management and Operations 23 100% 100% $18,580 $54,530 23
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 76 100% 100% $20,500 $53,360 76
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 81 100% 100% $46,560 $42,440 81
Economics 40 96% 96% Not Reported $60,320 40
Educational Administration and Supervision 100 100% 100% $20,000 $105,390 100
English Language and Literature, General 14 94% 94% Not Reported $29,690 14
Fine and Studio Arts 15 85% 85% Not Reported $22,330 15
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services 78 93% 93% Not Reported $54,040 78
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 97 96% 96% Not Reported $54,660 97
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 27 95% 95% $32,020 $38,290 27
Public Health 55 100% 100% Not Reported $55,960 55
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 23 96% 96% Not Reported $29,690 23
Special Education and Teaching 100 96% 96% $16,680 $70,410 100
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 76 98% 98% $25,440 $49,640 76
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 98 96% 96% $20,000 $62,490 98
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 99 98% 98% $22,340 $68,810 99

Most Recent Reviews

Jane 9/20/2021

I am also honestly very traumatized by the blatant sexual harassment I experienced here from a department chair. He said clearly he would raise my grade in exchange for favors. I ran out of his office and on my way out saw the woman who sits outside his office looking right at me. She heard everything. Don't get me started on her. Glad to be finished with Brooklyn College.

Jennifer Riggin 9/3/2020

Do not believe the hype. This college was a horrible nightmare. They make you work excrutiatingly hard and then after graduation, do nothing to help you find a job. They boast about the Magner Center bragging about how it helps you get internships, but they never did anything for me. Just sent me in circles. I went to numerous workshops, rewrote my resume 100's of times with no jobs whatsoever. Graduated in massive debt while I saw men get ahead much more easily. The teachers never wanted to help the students... Read More