Georgia State University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Georgia State University ranks better than only 41% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Georgia State University ranks better than only 41% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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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 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 GSU Associate Degrees

GSU ranks higher than 67% of colleges for associate degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions 76% $23,000 $55,964 76%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 66% $14,000 $28,084 66%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 69% $21,000 $62,632 69%

Salary Scores for GSU Bachelor's Degrees

GSU ranks higher than 41% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 54% $21,510 $49,425 54%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 61% $27,365 $55,625 61%
Anthropology 43% $25,000 $25,774 43%
Biology, General 20% $23,250 $24,521 20%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 50% $23,500 $42,830 50%
Business/Managerial Economics 28% $22,000 $42,073 28%
Chemistry 28% $27,000 $33,993 28%
Communication and Media Studies 50% $24,000 $33,565 50%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 50% $22,977 $57,603 50%
Computer Science 39% $22,296 $62,409 39%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 30% $25,000 $32,124 30%
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 45% $16,234 $32,467 45%
Economics 31% $23,500 $43,178 31%
English Language and Literature, General 38% $25,000 $27,753 38%
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 59% $31,000 $30,771 59%
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 43% $25,000 $25,674 43%
Finance and Financial Management Services 52% $23,000 $51,121 52%
Fine and Studio Arts 60% $26,485 $27,640 60%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 65% $25,000 $39,585 65%
History 43% $23,250 $29,685 43%
Hospitality Administration/Management 36% $23,884 $35,274 36%
Insurance 59% $26,716 $55,512 59%
Journalism 38% $23,250 $30,907 38%
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 21% $20,750 $24,421 21%
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 54% $19,862 $55,151 54%
Marketing 48% $23,500 $42,044 48%
Mathematics 33% $21,500 $41,007 33%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 41% $27,000 $34,364 41%
Neurobiology and Neurosciences 25% $22,000 $24,863 25%
Philosophy 36% $20,500 $27,295 36%
Physics 38% $21,250 $40,281 38%
Political Science and Government 27% $23,750 $31,133 27%
Psychology, General 36% $25,000 $28,294 36%
Public Policy Analysis 24% $24,650 $35,060 24%
Real Estate 8% $28,196 $32,925 8%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 47% $23,236 $64,837 47%
Religion/Religious Studies 91% Not Reported $38,289 91%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 53% $27,000 $33,459 53%
Social Work 63% $25,000 $33,565 63%
Sociology 38% $25,500 $30,912 38%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 86% $24,500 $41,054 86%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 7% $24,889 $28,790 7%

Salary Scores for GSU Master's Degrees

GSU ranks higher than 39% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 71% $28,367 $64,687 71%
Anthropology 52% $35,500 $39,741 52%
Biology, General 35% $29,263 $34,704 35%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 34% Not Reported $62,012 34%
Business/Commerce, General 69% $51,250 $87,604 69%
Chemistry 19% $37,939 $45,383 19%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 65% $38,893 $50,543 65%
Communication and Media Studies 18% $29,157 $37,568 18%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 50% $41,750 $83,388 50%
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management 16% $40,750 $67,660 16%
Economics 28% Not Reported $55,286 28%
Educational Administration and Supervision 33% $39,423 $50,621 33%
Educational/Instructional Media Design 60% Not Reported $57,318 60%
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 19% Not Reported $28,598 19%
Finance and Financial Management Services 50% Not Reported $77,401 50%
Fine and Studio Arts 43% $42,786 $29,685 43%
Gerontology 4% Not Reported $32,563 4%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 48% $41,000 $68,778 48%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 40% $32,899 $40,728 40%
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 24% $28,269 $44,933 24%
Hospitality Administration/Management 87% Not Reported $64,829 87%
International Business 32% $43,817 $64,493 32%
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 27% $37,183 $71,351 27%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 18% $38,198 $38,721 18%
Music 51% $36,124 $32,391 51%
Public Administration 26% $32,350 $46,966 26%
Public Health 27% $39,787 $46,321 27%
Real Estate 53% Not Reported $91,744 53%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 29% $41,000 $87,752 29%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 6% Not Reported $38,289 6%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 32% Not Reported $42,235 32%
Social Work 24% $35,600 $41,751 24%
Special Education and Teaching 52% $40,751 $50,439 52%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 7% $42,739 $34,603 7%
Taxation 26% $40,490 $67,660 26%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 50% Not Reported $46,893 50%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 41% $31,500 $47,686 41%
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language 4% Not Reported $26,353 4%
Urban Studies/Affairs 12% Not Reported $45,808 12%

Salary Scores for GSU Doctoral Degrees

GSU ranks higher than 39% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Biology, General 38% Not Reported $56,415 38%
Communication and Media Studies 2% Not Reported $42,682 2%
Educational Administration and Supervision 63% Not Reported $89,230 63%
Law 48% $65,768 $67,225 48%
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies 4% Not Reported $25,194 4%
Psychology, General 3% Not Reported $48,849 3%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 26% $71,055 $66,969 26%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 83% Not Reported $80,022 83%

Georgia State University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Makedah HUBBARD 11/20/2019

Be careful with this place. Get detailed information on what they are charging you for. They are VERY DECEPTIVE. The financial aid office is hiding something they don't give us the CONFIDENCE that they are not involved in scandalous, unfair business practices and misappropriation of Pell Grant, Hope Grant and Student loans. Any school that doesn't want to give you a print out of all your charges from their own office systems their is something wrong. They should be TRANSPARENT AND FORTHCOMING AND THEY ARE... Read More

Brandy Jones 10/7/2019

When I first started attending Georgia State University in 2004 I was a traditional student. I was a recent high school graduate and I knew that Georgia State University was the school for me because it was in Atlanta, GA and it had the energy about itself that intrigued me. During my freshman year, I met people from various walks of life. I was able to network with people from various ethnic backgrounds and even interact with people of the opposite gender. The professors were involved in cultivating the students... Read More