Long Island University Rankings by Salary Score

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Salary and Debt by Major at Long Island University

We calculated a salary score for each of Long Island 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 Long Island 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 LIU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 61 100% 100% $26,000 $50,860 61
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 92 98% 98% $25,750 $76,700 92
Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians 67 100% 100% $22,250 $30,000 67
Biology, General 3 93% 93% $25,000 $18,770 3
Business Administration, Management and Operations 47 95% 95% $23,250 $42,190 47
Communication and Media Studies 84 100% 100% Not Reported $39,930 84
Computer and Information Sciences, General 35 90% 90% $24,750 $51,480 35
Criminal Justice and Corrections 49 91% 91% $25,000 $35,420 49
Dance 54 100% 100% Not Reported $24,040 54
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 86 86% 86% $22,000 $41,570 86
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 8 100% 100% Not Reported $16,990 8
English Language and Literature, General 25 86% 86% $23,000 $25,660 25
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 48 95% 95% Not Reported $26,350 48
General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations 46 94% 94% Not Reported $48,430 46
Health and Medical Administrative Services 35 94% 94% $23,500 $37,570 35
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 4 95% 95% $24,000 $21,510 4
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 21 91% 91% $25,000 $29,410 21
Journalism 3 100% 100% Not Reported $21,890 3
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 10 96% 96% $15,610 $25,190 10
Political Science and Government 88 84% 84% $22,000 $43,430 88
Psychology, General 62 92% 92% $25,000 $31,420 62
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 90 95% 95% $25,000 $44,830 90
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 100 99% 99% $25,000 $94,510 100
Security Science and Technology 95 100% 100% Not Reported $51,110 95
Social Work 75 100% 100% $25,000 $35,060 75
Sociology 9 95% 95% Not Reported $25,190 9
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 8 90% 90% $23,000 $29,250 8
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 21 100% 100% $23,660 $32,390 21
Visual and Performing Arts, General 78 91% 91% Not Reported $31,130 78

Salary Scores for LIU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 72 97% 97% $36,910 $64,740 72
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 73 100% 100% $133,180 $109,760 73
Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians 20 100% 100% Not Reported $25,970 20
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 96 100% 100% Not Reported $108,090 96
Biology, General 47 95% 95% $47,470 $43,430 47
Business Administration, Management and Operations 34 94% 94% $65,000 $61,650 34
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 96 100% 100% $96,750 $63,010 96
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 62 100% 100% $69,340 $75,520 62
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 96 96% 96% $84,050 $67,660 96
Criminal Justice and Corrections 29 91% 91% Not Reported $41,940 29
Educational Administration and Supervision 100 100% 100% Not Reported $99,690 100
Educational/Instructional Media Design 95 100% 100% $27,000 $70,680 95
Health and Medical Administrative Services 25 96% 96% $66,200 $52,860 25
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 10 95% 95% Not Reported $33,990 10
Library Science and Administration 90 100% 100% $47,100 $49,960 90
Library Science, Other 96 100% 100% Not Reported $61,020 96
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 62 94% 94% $87,600 $45,310 62
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 23 100% 100% Not Reported $75,200 23
Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences 50 100% 100% $67,790 $38,290 50
Public Administration 62 93% 93% $63,630 $57,660 62
Public Health 36 91% 91% $61,500 $49,790 36
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 74 98% 98% $60,470 $115,090 74
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 15 92% 92% $86,180 $44,870 15
Social Work 69 91% 91% $73,550 $48,580 69
Special Education and Teaching 99 98% 98% $41,000 $68,170 99
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 49 98% 98% $61,500 $44,540 49
Sustainability Studies 45 100% 100% Not Reported $53,360 45
Taxation 19 100% 100% Not Reported $64,010 19
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 77 96% 96% $49,000 $52,420 77
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 86 98% 98% $41,000 $59,120 86
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language 88 97% 97% $51,250 $63,600 88

Salary Scores for LIU Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 61 97% 97% $130,700 $67,660 61
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 12 95% 95% $95,900 $103,970 12
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 73 100% 100% $159,970 $74,020 73

Most Recent Reviews

Vincent Mauro 4/22/2020

I chose LIU over Mercy and other local LMHC programs because at the LIU Hudson open house when I asked one of the professors about job placement, she told me that all LIU Hudson students are entitled to a "success coach" and placement actually from LIU Brooklyn because they were our sister school and that no LIU alumni go without work and that's why I picked LIU even though it was so much more costly. Turns out hat was a lie! I found out upon graduating that LIU offers no placement services AT ALL and I was... Read More

educatedisanunderstatement 12/5/2019

I joined the program in shock. Couldn't believe the program was as bad as it was. I learned more in my undergraduate school than I have here It is a complete joke and I wish I saved the money for my one semester of attendance, and went somewhere else