Ithaca College Rankings Based on Salary

  • Ithaca College ranks better than 61% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Ithaca College ranks better than only 49% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Ithaca College

We calculated a salary score for each of Ithaca College'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 Ithaca College 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 IC Bachelor's Degrees

IC ranks higher than 61% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 99% $25,000 $67,660 99%
Biology, General 93% $26,000 $36,852 93%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 76% $24,250 $49,019 76%
Computer Science 69% Not Reported $77,401 69%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 81% $23,000 $27,048 81%
Economics 38% Not Reported $45,529 38%
English Language and Literature, General 9% $26,000 $21,781 9%
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 52% $22,560 $26,799 52%
Fine and Studio Arts 15% $24,500 $20,824 15%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 78% Not Reported $48,432 78%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 72% $24,100 $32,925 72%
History 84% Not Reported $37,500 84%
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies 71% Not Reported $34,704 71%
Journalism 73% $25,000 $36,041 73%
Mathematics 22% $23,223 $37,208 22%
Music 46% $25,007 $26,933 46%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 34% $23,245 $30,228 34%
Non-Professional General Legal Studies (Undergraduate) 2% Not Reported $21,052 2%
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 8% Not Reported $22,999 8%
Physics 39% Not Reported $40,485 39%
Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences 54% $25,000 $28,960 54%
Political Science and Government 34% $26,000 $32,382 34%
Psychology, General 24% $21,500 $26,585 24%
Public Health 42% Not Reported $33,637 42%
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 74% $21,500 $41,406 74%
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 68% $22,403 $34,364 68%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 77% Not Reported $37,568 77%
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 29% $25,000 $25,194 29%
Sociology 9% Not Reported $25,194 9%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 97% $27,000 $46,869 97%

Salary Scores for IC Master's Degrees

IC ranks higher than 69% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 91% $20,500 $69,338 91%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 88% Not Reported $63,501 88%
Music 46% Not Reported $31,133 46%
Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences 57% Not Reported $41,342 57%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 69% $44,500 $62,508 69%
Special Education and Teaching 49% $41,000 $49,996 49%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 54% $20,500 $47,729 54%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 54% $20,500 $50,606 54%

Salary Scores for IC Doctoral Degrees

IC ranks higher than 57% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 57% $55,860 $71,652 57%

Ithaca College Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Devin Hance 9/26/2019

Ithaca College is where I truly gained hands on experience for all things media related. Not only do you have the option for cinema, television, radio and broadcasting but the classes and opportunities there really throw you directly into it all. Ithaca does a good job in making sure they cater to your specific interests. There is a club, activity or opportunity for truly everybody involved in the Park School of Communications. One of the coolest opportunities that the Park School offers is the chance to spend... Read More

Ithaca Grad 2000 6/30/2019

Without the experiences I had at Ithaca College, I wouldn't be where I am in my career today. Ithaca provides a supportive, inclusive environment to express yourself and grow personally and academically. The curriculum was challenging and shaped me as a thinker, and the opportunity for international study was immersive and impactful. Ithaca professors come from a broad range of professional and academic backgrounds. Expect lively, insightful lectures and discussions. You'll establish valuable professional... Read More

The surrounding Ithaca community and access to resources at Cornell University enhance the student experience significantly. Take advantage of the knowledge overflowing on both South and East Hills. Enjoy the endless natural resources, vibrant culture, and burgeoning restaurants. If you can, spend at least one summer in Ithaca to truly appreciate its magic and beauty. After graduation, expect to return time and again for nostalgic campus visits and the citys endless charm.