Georgia Southern University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Georgia Southern University ranks better than only 42% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Georgia Southern University ranks better than only 41% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
Find an Online Degree:
GradReports is supported by advertising. Schools that compensate us advertise via school search results. This does not influence our college rankings or our content.

Georgia Southern University's Top Ranking

Salary and Debt by Major at Georgia Southern University

We calculated a salary score for each of Georgia Southern 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 Georgia Southern 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 GS Associate Degrees

GS ranks higher than 75% 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 75% $11,744 $29,685 75%

Salary Scores for GS Bachelor's Degrees

GS ranks higher than 42% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 29% $22,000 $44,077 29%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 49% $24,000 $50,439 49%
Anthropology 38% $23,750 $25,194 38%
Apparel and Textiles 11% $22,000 $30,119 11%
Biology, General 25% $25,000 $25,339 25%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 73% $23,000 $48,210 73%
Business/Managerial Economics 20% $22,500 $39,729 20%
Chemistry 57% $25,500 $39,585 57%
Civil Engineering 12% $25,700 $54,970 12%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 14% Not Reported $25,194 14%
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 42% Not Reported $54,593 42%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 52% $24,500 $58,673 52%
Construction Engineering Technologies 61% $24,000 $66,355 61%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 37% $24,500 $33,431 37%
Design and Applied Arts 60% $21,250 $37,208 60%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 8% $26,000 $16,992 8%
Economics 25% $25,900 $41,406 25%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 27% $22,500 $65,387 27%
English Language and Literature, General 64% $22,675 $31,585 64%
Finance and Financial Management Services 30% $23,250 $45,340 30%
Fine and Studio Arts 10% $25,500 $19,553 10%
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services 58% $25,000 $33,459 58%
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other 81% $26,000 $40,312 81%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 70% Not Reported $40,485 70%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 58% $23,750 $31,133 58%
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 21% $23,625 $29,685 21%
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs 11% $23,000 $18,576 11%
History 21% $24,837 $25,484 21%
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 33% $25,500 $27,768 33%
Information Science/Studies 43% $26,915 $50,856 43%
International Business 24% Not Reported $39,729 24%
International Relations and National Security Studies 37% $26,000 $33,993 37%
Journalism 37% $23,000 $30,771 37%
Legal Professions and Studies, Other 18% Not Reported $26,739 18%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 59% $25,869 $34,406 59%
Management Information Systems and Services 51% $23,500 $54,996 51%
Marketing 73% $23,000 $46,478 73%
Mathematics 17% $25,250 $35,060 17%
Mechanical Engineering 46% $25,000 $64,946 46%
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 34% $24,000 $29,183 34%
Political Science and Government 56% $26,500 $36,460 56%
Psychology, General 29% $24,000 $27,334 29%
Public Health 29% $25,241 $31,423 29%
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 41% $25,000 $36,668 41%
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 15% $24,000 $24,421 15%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 33% $24,000 $60,816 33%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 15% $17,568 $24,267 15%
Research and Experimental Psychology 23% $23,750 $27,494 23%
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 24% $24,000 $24,140 24%
Sociology 2% $23,750 $21,166 2%
Special Education and Teaching 25% $22,749 $35,060 25%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 51% $24,750 $36,088 51%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 61% $22,610 $38,289 61%

Salary Scores for GS Master's Degrees

GS ranks higher than 40% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 50% $24,087 $61,110 50%
Biology, General 44% Not Reported $41,565 44%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 55% $29,000 $73,635 55%
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 37% $34,900 $45,794 37%
Educational Administration and Supervision 22% $27,250 $46,233 22%
Educational/Instructional Media Design 28% $33,250 $48,872 28%
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other 46% $23,023 $69,338 46%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 32% $36,874 $58,221 32%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 76% $20,544 $46,846 76%
History 26% $29,000 $32,925 26%
Mathematics 41% Not Reported $53,358 41%
Music 79% Not Reported $41,937 79%
Public Administration 11% $28,500 $40,485 11%
Public Health 16% $32,500 $41,087 16%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 45% Not Reported $97,737 45%
Sociology 29% $27,479 $32,284 29%
Special Education and Teaching 27% $40,243 $45,340 27%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 14% $37,492 $37,424 14%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 48% $27,128 $46,572 48%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 50% $20,600 $49,729 50%

Salary Scores for GS Doctoral Degrees

GS ranks higher than 42% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Curriculum and Instruction 58% $71,168 $73,321 58%
Educational Administration and Supervision 51% $57,466 $83,546 51%
Public Health 50% Not Reported $73,737 50%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 30% $68,741 $67,561 30%

Georgia Southern University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Jammie Armstrong 12/21/2019

While attending Georgia Southern University I learned not only academics, I learned respect for the great educational institution it is. The best of the best educators reside at Southern. There is no stopping you as you grow. You will feel the love, the support, and the pride as you soar through your Major and completion of graduation.

Casey B 3/2/2019

Georgia Southern University is an excellent school in the great town of Statesboro, GA. The location with the first thing that was a huge plus for me. It is only about an hour and a half from Augusta, GA, and forty-five minutes away from Savannah, GA. It was close enough to home to feel secure, but far enough away to get a full college experience. The classes were really great! The school of nursing ran like a well-oiled machine. I enjoyed the clinical experience I received at both the local hospital and at... Read More