Elon University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Elon University ranks better than 95% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Elon University ranks better than 68% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Elon University

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

Elon University ranks higher than 95% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 98% $21,500 $65,944 98%
Biology, General 93% $21,500 $36,848 93%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 89% Not Reported $61,020 89%
Communication and Media Studies 98% $21,629 $45,891 98%
Community Organization and Advocacy 31% Not Reported $31,038 31%
Finance and Financial Management Services 95% $23,250 $67,273 95%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 99% $19,500 $41,007 99%
International Relations and National Security Studies 70% Not Reported $41,025 70%
Marketing 98% $19,500 $55,693 98%
Political Science and Government 96% $19,500 $47,260 96%
Special Education and Teaching 50% Not Reported $38,289 50%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 76% Not Reported $39,369 76%

Salary Scores for Elon University Master's Degrees

Elon University ranks higher than 54% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 63% $128,373 $102,902 63%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 60% $49,805 $76,460 60%
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 37% $50,263 $45,249 37%

Salary Scores for Elon University Doctoral Degrees

Elon University ranks higher than 33% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Law 28% Not Reported $51,273 28%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 38% $125,753 $68,900 38%

Elon University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Jesse Geguzis 2/20/2019

The program is very thorough if however overshadowed by the musical theatre program. I wish there had been more performance opportunities for the straight actors. The classes were very heavy on women and not very many men. At Elon there is a hierarchy of degrees that goes BA theatre, BFA Acting, and then BFA Musical theatre. The BFA's looked down on the BA's, I never liked that dynamic of the theatre programs. It seems so petty now. A bonus of having such a well know musical department is getting very famous... Read More

Jordan Lockhart 3/1/2017

The Strat Comm program at Elon is very well developed. You take classes that help you understand the basis of communications and then dive into classes that help you become a better writer, and prepare you for internships and jobs. I have had four internships which I got own my won, but the School of Communications Internship office is so helpful with resumes and cover letters as well as hosting networking events. Elon also has a student run PR firm called Live Oak Communications where students work with real... Read More