Kennesaw State University Rankings by Salary Score

Salary Scores
 54
Bachelor's
 53
Master's
 31
Doctoral
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Kennesaw State University's Top Rankings

Kennesaw State University is ranked on 4 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Kennesaw State University

We calculated a salary score for each of Kennesaw 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 Kennesaw 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 KSU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 55 97% 97% $25,010 $49,590 55
Architecture 78 95% 95% $33,400 $52,290 78
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 45 79% 79% $29,750 $32,930 45
Biology, General 58 91% 91% $25,800 $30,080 58
Business Administration, Management and Operations 60 95% 95% $23,500 $45,090 60
Business/Managerial Economics 47 88% 88% $22,000 $47,260 47
Chemistry 66 95% 95% $20,500 $41,410 66
Civil Engineering 43 97% 97% $24,330 $60,260 43
Communication and Media Studies 59 96% 96% $25,000 $34,920 59
Computer and Information Sciences, General 50 99% 99% $25,000 $57,920 50
Computer Engineering 24 94% 94% $25,000 $62,260 24
Computer Engineering Technologies/Technicians 66 96% 96% $27,750 $63,010 66
Computer Programming 19 88% 88% $27,000 $43,430 19
Computer Science 49 98% 98% $24,500 $67,220 49
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management 80 98% 98% $32,600 $64,490 80
Construction Management 35 97% 97% $26,000 $61,520 35
Criminal Justice and Corrections 60 98% 98% $25,000 $37,370 60
Dance 60 92% 92% $25,780 $24,910 60
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 43 100% 100% $27,000 $22,420 43
Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians 64 100% 100% $23,960 $63,860 64
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 29 100% 100% $24,770 $65,980 29
Engineering Technology, General 75 97% 97% $23,550 $61,140 75
English Language and Literature, General 33 91% 91% $26,000 $26,930 33
Finance and Financial Management Services 43 96% 96% $23,200 $48,780 43
Fine and Studio Arts 84 89% 89% $29,200 $31,370 84
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other 42 91% 91% $28,240 $35,590 42
General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations 91 100% 100% $28,750 $65,570 91
Geography and Cartography 76 94% 94% $29,750 $41,190 76
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 58 97% 97% $24,500 $31,160 58
History 46 95% 95% $30,680 $30,230 46
Hospitality Administration/Management 23 100% 100% $18,500 $32,930 23
Human Services, General 42 92% 92% $27,000 $31,660 42
Information Science/Studies 66 97% 97% $27,500 $57,860 66
International Business 39 93% 93% $28,600 $43,800 39
International Relations and National Security Studies 49 99% 99% $24,720 $36,610 49
Marketing 63 96% 96% $24,250 $44,570 63
Mathematics 39 95% 95% $20,710 $42,680 39
Mechanical Engineering 29 97% 97% $22,250 $62,370 29
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians 62 97% 97% $28,100 $62,110 62
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 36 91% 91% $24,920 $33,330 36
Political Science and Government 45 88% 88% $24,190 $34,380 45
Psychology, General 50 94% 94% $22,200 $29,930 50
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 48 97% 97% $21,520 $37,620 48
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 49 100% 100% $21,000 $65,240 49
Sociology 52 96% 96% $24,500 $32,840 52
Systems Engineering 46 94% 94% $15,250 $63,750 46
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 76 97% 97% $23,940 $39,290 76
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 74 94% 94% $25,350 $40,270 74
Visual and Performing Arts, General 60 95% 95% $25,250 $27,680 60

Salary Scores for KSU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 72 95% 95% $20,500 $64,850 72
Area Studies 21 92% 92% Not Reported $32,930 21
Business Administration, Management and Operations 88 97% 97% $41,000 $96,960 88
Communication and Media Studies 79 100% 100% Not Reported $58,220 79
Computer and Information Sciences, General 26 93% 93% $51,250 $69,340 26
Computer Engineering 9 100% 100% Not Reported $75,520 9
Criminal Justice and Corrections 23 100% 100% Not Reported $39,370 23
Educational Administration and Supervision 32 97% 97% $26,500 $50,230 32
Educational/Instructional Media Design 47 99% 99% $28,830 $53,870 47
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations 53 100% 100% Not Reported $76,460 53
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 32 100% 100% Not Reported $39,370 32
International Relations and National Security Studies 16 100% 100% Not Reported $43,800 16
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 57 95% 95% Not Reported $47,260 57
Public Administration 18 97% 97% $41,000 $43,960 18
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians 80 86% 86% Not Reported $87,600 80
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 40 98% 98% $30,750 $94,740 40
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 67 87% 87% Not Reported $41,570 67
Social Work 29 97% 97% $36,740 $42,680 29
Statistics 26 97% 97% $32,500 $76,460 26
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 55 98% 98% $23,000 $47,840 55
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language 61 100% 100% Not Reported $51,690 61

Salary Scores for KSU Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 94 100% 100% Not Reported $148,030 94
Curriculum and Instruction 40 96% 96% Not Reported $67,320 40
Educational Administration and Supervision 33 100% 100% $35,600 $74,950 33
Educational/Instructional Media Design 17 100% 100% $30,750 $62,580 17
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 66 100% 100% $41,000 $72,660 66

Most Recent Reviews

Doc364 3/23/2021

This is not a good school. They are more worried about farming new students than they are about helping them finish their degree programs or find jobs using said education. I recently graduated, but this school does nothing to really help students before or after graduation with finding a career. They just have a partnership with handshake that lists jobs you would see anyway if you were looking at online job listings. The handshake program is not useful or helpful and it is filled with spam and severely lacking... Read More

Lindsay Strickland 1/20/2021

The Education program is excellent. However as far as the financial aid, I always have trouble talking to people and they have been very rude to me when I have questions regarding financial aid. I have been interrupted while trying to speak, spoken to in a condescending tone, and I got transferred back and forth between offices before getting a clear answer to my question. I’m just a student trying to figure out financial aid, but the offices are rude and lazy.