Emory University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Emory University ranks better than 67% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Emory University ranks better than 67% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Emory University

We calculated a salary score for each of Emory 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 Emory 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 Emory Associate Degrees

Emory ranks higher than 1% of colleges for associate degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1% $12,000 $12,221 1%

Salary Scores for Emory Bachelor's Degrees

Emory ranks higher than 67% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 77% $24,855 $63,997 77%
Anthropology 33% $21,000 $24,421 33%
Applied Mathematics 67% Not Reported $63,005 67%
Area Studies 81% $21,000 $41,193 81%
Biology, General 2% $20,207 $17,916 2%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 99% $20,250 $73,112 99%
Chemistry 3% $21,000 $24,035 3%
Computer Science 66% $17,000 $75,706 66%
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 14% Not Reported $20,140 14%
Economics 64% $21,000 $53,045 64%
English Language and Literature, General 32% $21,000 $26,739 32%
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 63% $22,500 $31,314 63%
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 99% Not Reported $41,193 99%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 35% $19,000 $28,309 35%
History 68% $19,500 $33,993 68%
International Relations and National Security Studies 84% $19,700 $45,026 84%
Mathematics and Statistics, Other 40% Not Reported $54,388 40%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 99% Not Reported $63,997 99%
Music 27% Not Reported $23,351 27%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 85% $16,500 $40,485 85%
Neurobiology and Neurosciences 9% $21,000 $20,140 9%
Philosophy 67% $25,712 $33,993 67%
Political Science and Government 89% $21,000 $43,798 89%
Psychology, General 48% $19,000 $29,685 48%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 48% $19,000 $65,038 48%
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 25% $20,500 $24,421 25%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 68% $21,784 $36,141 68%
Sociology 77% $21,000 $36,668 77%

Salary Scores for Emory Master's Degrees

Emory ranks higher than 78% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 85% $124,868 $167,572 85%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 71% $165,815 $108,746 71%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 99% $61,500 $130,046 99%
Business/Commerce, General 99% $65,082 $134,003 99%
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology 51% $66,000 $58,943 51%
Genetics 57% Not Reported $70,456 57%
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies 43% $64,818 $63,005 43%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 76% Not Reported $55,964 76%
Medical Clinical Sciences/Graduate Medical Studies 79% Not Reported $194,665 79%
Public Health 55% $66,000 $55,997 55%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 48% $60,500 $99,422 48%
Theological and Ministerial Studies 39% $53,500 $42,309 39%

Salary Scores for Emory Doctoral Degrees

Emory ranks higher than 60% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Biology, General 55% $29,000 $61,814 55%
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology 83% Not Reported $76,460 83%
Law 61% $136,500 $77,643 61%
Medicine 66% $173,095 $59,398 66%
Psychology, General 18% Not Reported $58,221 18%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 37% $127,489 $68,698 37%
Religion/Religious Studies 66% Not Reported $55,512 66%
Theological and Ministerial Studies 99% $29,352 $115,339 99%

Emory University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Bria Jarrell 12/29/2019

My experience at Emory was a difficult but necessary one. The truth about Emory is that you will be challenged academically, socially, and emotionally. Emory courses are rigorous and if you are unused to that type of environment you will need to work on adjusting. You will meet a wide variety of exceptional people among the faculty, staff, and peers. If you lean into the rigor but focus on not comparing yourself to others, you can leave Emory with a wide variety of skills and knowledge that will benefit you... Read More

Lauren 7/22/2019

Emory is a school where no matter the degree you choose, the professors will be experts in their field and excellent teachers. I would highly recommend attending this institution if you are so lucky to be able to. I was a transfer student and felt extremely accepted by the community!