Fairmont State University Rankings by Salary Score

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Fairmont State University's Top Ranking

Fairmont State University is ranked on 1 list of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Fairmont State University

We calculated a salary score for each of Fairmont 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 Fairmont State University 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 FSU Associate Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 54 100% 100% $19,280 $59,120 54

Salary Scores for FSU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 28 94% 94% Not Reported $43,800 28
Business Administration, Management and Operations 10 95% 95% $19,930 $31,750 10
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians 35 96% 96% $24,250 $56,930 35
Computer and Information Sciences, General 18 92% 92% Not Reported $42,680 18
Criminal Justice and Corrections 21 98% 98% $22,250 $30,310 21
Education, General 19 100% 100% $25,180 $28,060 19
English Language and Literature, General 41 100% 100% Not Reported $28,240 41
Fine and Studio Arts 3 81% 81% Not Reported $16,480 3
Graphic Communications 13 90% 90% Not Reported $19,230 13
Health and Medical Administrative Services 14 100% 100% Not Reported $31,130 14
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 61 97% 97% $21,530 $31,490 61
History 17 100% 100% Not Reported $24,420 17
Information Science/Studies 27 100% 100% $22,820 $46,090 27
International Relations and National Security Studies 15 100% 100% $19,500 $28,310 15
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 35 91% 91% $18,440 $30,050 35
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians 15 100% 100% $22,250 $48,430 15
Political Science and Government 12 96% 96% $19,500 $27,050 12
Psychology, General 13 95% 95% $26,000 $24,580 13
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians 96 93% 93% Not Reported $73,950 96
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 36 98% 98% $20,670 $61,780 36

Salary Scores for FSU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 5 100% 100% Not Reported $35,420 5
Criminal Justice and Corrections 27 96% 96% $26,900 $41,010 27
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 13 98% 98% $27,140 $38,600 13

Most Recent Reviews

Jasmine Moore 3/13/2018

Fairmont State University is a wonderful college because students feel connected with their teachers. Classes are so small that it is possible to have a more personal relationship with teachers. This is important because if youre having trouble with an assignment, worried about a test, or not understanding the material, students at FSU are more likely to stay after class and get direct help from their teachers. Also, the tuition is more affordable than others in the state of West Virginia and FSU is great... Read More

Kayla Belt 3/28/2017

I received my Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in 2015. I absolutely loved the program. It was very informative and the professors were always there to advise the students to the best of their ability. The professors were very intelligent and always helpful. I would highly recommend this degree as I learned so much from the program and also was able to get a job in my field a little over a month after graduating!!