Georgia State University Rankings by Salary Score

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Bachelor's
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Master's
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Georgia State University's Top Rankings

Georgia State University is ranked on 6 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Georgia State University

We calculated a salary score for each of Georgia 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 Georgia 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 GSU Associate Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions 76 100% 100% $23,000 $55,960 76
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 66 90% 90% $14,000 $28,080 66
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 69 98% 98% $21,000 $62,630 69

Salary Scores for GSU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 54 94% 94% $21,510 $49,430 54
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 61 100% 100% $27,370 $55,630 61
Anthropology 43 95% 95% $25,000 $25,770 43
Biology, General 20 90% 90% $23,250 $24,520 20
Business Administration, Management and Operations 50 92% 92% $23,500 $42,830 50
Business/Managerial Economics 28 97% 97% $22,000 $42,070 28
Chemistry 28 98% 98% $27,000 $33,990 28
Communication and Media Studies 50 98% 98% $24,000 $33,570 50
Computer and Information Sciences, General 50 94% 94% $22,980 $57,600 50
Computer Science 39 97% 97% $22,300 $62,410 39
Criminal Justice and Corrections 30 96% 96% $25,000 $32,120 30
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 45 84% 84% $16,230 $32,470 45
Economics 31 95% 95% $23,500 $43,180 31
English Language and Literature, General 38 93% 93% $25,000 $27,750 38
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 59 94% 94% $31,000 $30,770 59
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 43 94% 94% $25,000 $25,670 43
Finance and Financial Management Services 52 94% 94% $23,000 $51,120 52
Fine and Studio Arts 60 94% 94% $26,490 $27,640 60
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 65 100% 100% $25,000 $39,590 65
History 43 91% 91% $23,250 $29,690 43
Hospitality Administration/Management 36 96% 96% $23,880 $35,270 36
Insurance 59 94% 94% $26,720 $55,510 59
Journalism 38 96% 96% $23,250 $30,910 38
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 21 83% 83% $20,750 $24,420 21
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 54 96% 96% $19,860 $55,150 54
Marketing 48 95% 95% $23,500 $42,040 48
Mathematics 33 92% 92% $21,500 $41,010 33
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 41 95% 95% $27,000 $34,360 41
Neurobiology and Neurosciences 25 88% 88% $22,000 $24,860 25
Philosophy 36 83% 83% $20,500 $27,300 36
Physics 38 96% 96% $21,250 $40,280 38
Political Science and Government 27 95% 95% $23,750 $31,130 27
Psychology, General 36 94% 94% $25,000 $28,290 36
Public Policy Analysis 24 95% 95% $24,650 $35,060 24
Real Estate 8 94% 94% $28,200 $32,930 8
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 47 98% 98% $23,240 $64,840 47
Religion/Religious Studies 91 100% 100% Not Reported $38,290 91
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 53 94% 94% $27,000 $33,460 53
Social Work 63 93% 93% $25,000 $33,570 63
Sociology 38 95% 95% $25,500 $30,910 38
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 86 98% 98% $24,500 $41,050 86
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 7 94% 94% $24,890 $28,790 7

Salary Scores for GSU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 71 96% 96% $28,370 $64,690 71
Anthropology 52 92% 92% $35,500 $39,740 52
Biology, General 35 90% 90% $29,260 $34,700 35
Business Administration, Management and Operations 34 100% 100% Not Reported $62,010 34
Business/Commerce, General 69 94% 94% $51,250 $87,600 69
Chemistry 19 78% 78% $37,940 $45,380 19
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 65 96% 96% $38,890 $50,540 65
Communication and Media Studies 18 96% 96% $29,160 $37,570 18
Computer and Information Sciences, General 50 98% 98% $41,750 $83,390 50
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management 16 90% 90% $40,750 $67,660 16
Economics 28 100% 100% Not Reported $55,290 28
Educational Administration and Supervision 33 100% 100% $39,420 $50,620 33
Educational/Instructional Media Design 60 93% 93% Not Reported $57,320 60
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 19 93% 93% Not Reported $28,600 19
Finance and Financial Management Services 50 96% 96% Not Reported $77,400 50
Fine and Studio Arts 43 94% 94% $42,790 $29,690 43
Gerontology 4 100% 100% Not Reported $32,560 4
Health and Medical Administrative Services 48 100% 100% $41,000 $68,780 48
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 40 100% 100% $32,900 $40,730 40
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 24 100% 100% $28,270 $44,930 24
Hospitality Administration/Management 87 94% 94% Not Reported $64,830 87
International Business 32 92% 92% $43,820 $64,490 32
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 27 100% 100% $37,180 $71,350 27
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 18 92% 92% $38,200 $38,720 18
Music 51 92% 92% $36,120 $32,390 51
Public Administration 26 98% 98% $32,350 $46,970 26
Public Health 27 96% 96% $39,790 $46,320 27
Real Estate 53 92% 92% Not Reported $91,740 53
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 29 100% 100% $41,000 $87,750 29
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 6 95% 95% Not Reported $38,290 6
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 32 100% 100% Not Reported $42,240 32
Social Work 24 97% 97% $35,600 $41,750 24
Special Education and Teaching 52 100% 100% $40,750 $50,440 52
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 7 98% 98% $42,740 $34,600 7
Taxation 26 96% 96% $40,490 $67,660 26
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 50 96% 96% Not Reported $46,890 50
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 41 99% 99% $31,500 $47,690 41
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language 4 78% 78% Not Reported $26,350 4
Urban Studies/Affairs 12 92% 92% Not Reported $45,810 12

Salary Scores for GSU Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Biology, General 38 92% 92% Not Reported $56,420 38
Communication and Media Studies 2 100% 100% Not Reported $42,680 2
Educational Administration and Supervision 63 100% 100% Not Reported $89,230 63
Law 48 97% 97% $65,770 $67,230 48
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies 4 83% 83% Not Reported $25,190 4
Psychology, General 3 93% 93% Not Reported $48,850 3
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 26 97% 97% $71,060 $66,970 26
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 83 94% 94% Not Reported $80,020 83

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