Kent State University at Kent Rankings Based on Salary

  • Kent State University at Kent ranks better than only 35% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Kent State University at Kent ranks better than only 36% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Kent State University at Kent

We calculated a salary score for each of Kent State University at Kent'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 Kent State University at Kent 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 Kent State Associate Degrees

Kent State ranks higher than 46% 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 69% $13,750 $40,680 69%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 36% $17,500 $43,128 36%
Business/Commerce, General 58% $19,450 $32,029 58%
Computer Programming 9% $19,308 $26,896 9%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 20% $21,335 $25,774 20%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 36% $25,935 $26,933 36%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 63% $17,500 $27,507 63%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 27% $22,750 $53,064 27%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 28% $15,750 $19,227 28%
Veterinary/Animal Health Technologies/Technicians 21% $18,000 $27,126 21%

Salary Scores for Kent State Bachelor's Degrees

Kent State ranks higher than 35% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 56% $22,825 $49,814 56%
Air Transportation 47% $25,000 $45,383 47%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 43% $26,904 $47,260 43%
Anthropology 38% $29,565 $25,194 38%
Architecture 24% $25,000 $41,286 24%
Biology, General 25% $25,000 $25,360 25%
Biotechnology 14% $23,250 $32,708 14%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 38% $25,000 $40,148 38%
Business/Managerial Economics 35% $25,000 $44,091 35%
Chemistry 61% $23,099 $40,312 61%
Communication and Media Studies 39% $25,000 $31,801 39%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 46% $21,000 $25,194 46%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 15% $27,000 $41,193 15%
Computer Science 35% $25,936 $60,264 35%
Computer Systems Analysis 38% $25,000 $53,671 38%
Construction Management 24% $22,500 $59,253 24%
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry 8% Not Reported $20,140 8%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 29% $25,000 $31,906 29%
Design and Applied Arts 68% $25,689 $38,937 68%
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 48% $26,000 $32,925 48%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 45% $26,000 $22,715 45%
Education, General 22% $28,190 $28,895 22%
Engineering Technology, General 5% $31,000 $39,153 5%
English Language and Literature, General 16% $26,495 $23,803 16%
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations 20% $23,500 $33,459 20%
Finance and Financial Management Services 43% $25,000 $48,784 43%
Fine and Studio Arts 27% $31,000 $23,061 27%
Geography and Cartography 32% $25,000 $33,281 32%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 13% $22,968 $30,047 13%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 66% $25,500 $32,162 66%
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs 59% $25,400 $33,459 59%
History 15% $26,000 $24,035 15%
Hospitality Administration/Management 30% $25,500 $34,277 30%
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 52% $28,000 $30,024 52%
Industrial Engineering 3% $25,250 $53,671 3%
International Relations and National Security Studies 76% $25,000 $42,682 76%
Journalism 38% $25,000 $30,870 38%
Legal Support Services 58% $26,000 $36,668 58%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 65% $27,188 $35,571 65%
Marketing 30% $21,500 $38,896 30%
Mathematics 59% $20,839 $48,432 59%
Music 22% $28,124 $22,420 22%
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management 56% $24,000 $32,925 56%
Philosophy 92% Not Reported $41,937 92%
Political Science and Government 13% $25,000 $27,600 13%
Psychology, General 24% $25,500 $26,633 24%
Public Health 36% $26,000 $32,684 36%
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 54% $25,000 $38,469 54%
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 51% $25,000 $31,374 51%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 23% $25,000 $57,554 23%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 23% $22,250 $27,439 23%
Sociology 15% $27,000 $26,933 15%
Special Education and Teaching 23% $24,837 $34,761 23%
Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations 53% $25,000 $37,663 53%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 16% $25,000 $31,052 16%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 28% $25,000 $33,621 28%
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language 15% $26,000 $17,551 15%
Zoology/Animal Biology 13% $24,700 $21,371 13%

Salary Scores for Kent State Master's Degrees

Kent State ranks higher than 32% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 40% Not Reported $59,598 40%
Architecture 21% $29,363 $50,161 21%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 58% $38,605 $75,518 58%
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning 2% Not Reported $41,937 2%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 23% $30,750 $51,035 23%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 18% Not Reported $62,833 18%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 40% $37,258 $46,087 40%
Design and Applied Arts 40% Not Reported $48,041 40%
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 52% Not Reported $48,432 52%
Educational Administration and Supervision 13% $31,500 $41,406 13%
Educational/Instructional Media Design 29% $32,200 $49,214 29%
English Language and Literature, General 27% Not Reported $33,993 27%
Fine and Studio Arts 47% Not Reported $30,771 47%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 38% $18,138 $40,275 38%
Information Science/Studies 40% $34,938 $73,164 40%
Journalism 98% $33,003 $59,011 98%
Library Science and Administration 7% $29,981 $36,390 7%
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 50% Not Reported $41,789 50%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 32% $42,000 $39,369 32%
Music 55% Not Reported $33,809 55%
Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences 47% Not Reported $36,852 47%
Public Administration 87% $28,453 $66,821 87%
Public Health 33% $34,028 $48,628 33%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 35% $32,209 $91,939 35%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 16% Not Reported $44,933 16%
Special Education and Teaching 22% $24,678 $44,170 22%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 20% $36,200 $38,906 20%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 7% $20,500 $35,772 7%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 58% $29,552 $51,458 58%

Salary Scores for Kent State Doctoral Degrees

Kent State ranks higher than 23% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 43% $27,068 $63,600 43%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 41% $82,000 $72,134 41%
Educational Administration and Supervision 12% Not Reported $61,516 12%
Medicine 20% $228,668 $54,343 20%

Kent State University at Kent Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Maria West 1/12/2020

I enjoyed attending Kent State University. I began my undergraduate program at another university, but transferred to Kent because it had a better program. They have a great education program with faculty who are experts in their field. These professors took the time to answer any question we had about the education system and provided us with real-life scenarios to prepare us for becoming teachers. For example, there were several field experience opportunities in nearby schools. We had the chance to work... Read More

Kasey Moore 6/29/2018

I would say that my experience at Kent State University was great! Kent State is a very diverse campus and offers many academic and extracurricular programs. One of my favorite elements about the university is that they do their best to get everyone involved and make everyone feel included. I feel that I have met so many so many unique people and learned so many things through all of the programs I participated in. As far as my particular field of study, I would say that my academic experience was fair. One... Read More