Idaho State University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Idaho State University ranks better than only 29% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Idaho State University ranks better than only 33% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Idaho State University

We calculated a salary score for each of Idaho 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 Idaho 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 ISU Associate Degrees

ISU ranks higher than 48% of colleges for associate degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 28% $24,000 $30,616 28%
Business Operations Support and Assistant Services 48% Not Reported $25,658 48%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 79% Not Reported $38,289 79%
Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians 70% Not Reported $52,941 70%
Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians 73% $10,500 $60,878 73%
Energy Systems Technologies/Technicians 62% Not Reported $61,516 62%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 54% $24,000 $29,685 54%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 3% $18,500 $14,230 3%
Precision Metal Working 77% Not Reported $47,260 77%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 34% $26,250 $54,769 34%
Somatic Bodywork and Related Therapeutic Services 12% Not Reported $17,470 12%
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies 56% $15,250 $39,153 56%

Salary Scores for ISU Bachelor's Degrees

ISU ranks higher than 29% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 12% $26,000 $39,009 12%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 41% $34,723 $46,478 41%
Anthropology 7% $27,000 $19,227 7%
Biology, General 24% $24,750 $25,194 24%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 32% $22,000 $38,829 32%
Civil Engineering 63% Not Reported $63,005 63%
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 43% $12,500 $54,835 43%
Communication and Media Studies 14% $26,000 $26,739 14%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 43% $20,150 $24,730 43%
Computer Science 50% Not Reported $67,660 50%
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management 39% Not Reported $52,107 39%
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions 22% $20,750 $49,491 22%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 55% Not Reported $71,575 55%
English Language and Literature, General 27% $32,160 $25,967 27%
Finance and Financial Management Services 14% $25,000 $40,089 14%
Fine and Studio Arts 1% $50,000 $13,173 1%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 37% Not Reported $35,060 37%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 28% $26,500 $35,594 28%
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 63% $25,000 $39,585 63%
History 20% $32,107 $25,194 20%
Human Resources Management and Services 64% $16,025 $48,823 64%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 18% $29,328 $26,063 18%
Marketing 48% $23,107 $42,123 48%
Mechanical Engineering 2% $25,000 $53,810 2%
Political Science and Government 27% $22,500 $30,988 27%
Psychology, General 34% $30,000 $27,995 34%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 21% $24,275 $56,962 21%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 56% Not Reported $33,993 56%
Social Work 30% $26,230 $29,926 30%
Sociology 41% $22,250 $31,314 41%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 36% $28,700 $34,196 36%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 27% $27,966 $33,543 27%

Salary Scores for ISU Master's Degrees

ISU ranks higher than 49% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 17% $19,345 $55,286 17%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 71% $113,646 $108,852 71%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 35% $23,451 $62,579 35%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 55% $52,614 $56,776 55%
Educational Administration and Supervision 52% Not Reported $57,318 52%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 16% Not Reported $42,682 16%
Public Health 33% Not Reported $48,432 33%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 83% $69,456 $67,899 83%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 5% Not Reported $35,060 5%

Salary Scores for ISU Doctoral Degrees

ISU ranks higher than 62% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 85% Not Reported $74,576 85%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 73% Not Reported $76,460 73%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 12% $43,003 $41,565 12%
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 77% $96,772 $119,865 77%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 42% $61,500 $111,435 42%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 74% $75,700 $74,307 74%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 5% Not Reported $39,729 5%

Salary Scores for ISU Certificates

ISU ranks higher than 69% of colleges for certificates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services 63% $8,250 $18,771 63%
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies 73% $12,000 $36,668 73%

Idaho State University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Anonymous 12/10/2019

If you are looking to attend ISU for the Geomatics Program, look else where, better schools and better Professors who want to teach instead of some Professors at ISU who just want to collect a paycheck and do the minimum work. I attended this school for the Land Survey and Geomatics Program. The program is small which allows students to have more one on one time with Professors. I was excited at first with the classes, however as time went on, I became more discouraged the way the courses were taught and non... Read More

D.B. 6/27/2019

When it comes to my education and what I learned at this school, I loved it and I am very grateful for it. Yes, there were a few professors in my general classes that were harder to work with, but the professors in my field of study were great and were always willing to lend a helping hand; even after graduation. I would recommend ISU to anyone, especially to those who prefer a smaller college but can still have similar experiences to those who attend larger universities. Remember, college is what you make... Read More