Illinois Wesleyan University Rankings by Salary Score

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Illinois Wesleyan University's Top Rankings

Illinois Wesleyan University is ranked on 2 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Illinois Wesleyan University

We calculated a salary score for each of Illinois Wesleyan 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 Illinois Wesleyan 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 IWU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 97 100% 100% $27,000 $63,800 97
Biology, General 55 95% 95% $27,000 $29,690 55
Business Administration, Management and Operations 70 95% 95% $27,000 $47,650 70
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 10 93% 93% $27,000 $17,510 10
Economics 89 94% 94% Not Reported $63,010 89
English Language and Literature, General 94 100% 100% Not Reported $38,290 94
Finance and Financial Management Services 83 100% 100% $27,000 $60,130 83
Fine and Studio Arts 88 100% 100% Not Reported $32,380 88
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 31 100% 100% Not Reported $29,690 31
Psychology, General 71 100% 100% $27,000 $32,570 71
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 54 100% 100% $26,000 $66,610 54
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 33 100% 100% Not Reported $29,690 33
Sociology 37 93% 93% Not Reported $30,770 37
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 37 100% 100% Not Reported $34,350 37

Most Recent Reviews

Chelsea 3/4/2019

Illinois Wesleyan offered an unforgettable experience that helped me grow into a socially aware, critical thinker. While my experience was amazing, it came at a hefty cost. Many IWU students are heavily involved in various activities and internships in the community. It has a great reputation for its pre-med, music, and theater programs.

Maddie H 1/27/2019

Illinois Wesleyan University was a great school to go to. The education you receive is truly life changing and the professors are always willing to help. With it being a smaller school, you are able to get the one on one attention that is so important when learning complicated material. Besides academics, the school environment and inclusion is great. I was in a sorority and loved how involved I could get. I also pursued music and was able to make close friends through this. Overall, this school provided me... Read More