Loyola University Chicago Rankings Based on Salary

  • Loyola University Chicago ranks better than 63% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Loyola University Chicago ranks better than only 34% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Loyola University Chicago

We calculated a salary score for each of Loyola University Chicago'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 Loyola University Chicago 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 LUC Bachelor's Degrees

LUC ranks higher than 63% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 98% $25,000 $65,734 98%
Anthropology 15% $25,000 $21,508 15%
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 35% $25,972 $30,988 35%
Biology, General 22% $26,000 $24,904 22%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 79% $25,000 $50,105 79%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 55% $25,000 $46,087 55%
Business/Managerial Economics 87% $22,500 $58,673 87%
Communication and Media Studies 53% $23,000 $33,993 53%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 56% $22,000 $60,161 56%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 60% $25,000 $37,306 60%
Design and Applied Arts 83% Not Reported $42,682 83%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 73% $23,778 $25,967 73%
English Language and Literature, General 76% $25,000 $33,459 76%
Finance and Financial Management Services 85% $25,000 $60,903 85%
Fine and Studio Arts 59% Not Reported $27,476 59%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 62% $25,000 $44,021 62%
History 59% $25,000 $32,382 59%
Human Resources Management and Services 77% $25,000 $51,607 77%
International Business 66% $26,000 $50,270 66%
International Relations and National Security Studies 39% $24,495 $34,420 39%
Journalism 51% $26,000 $32,711 51%
Management Information Systems and Services 87% $24,553 $67,101 87%
Marketing 73% $23,250 $46,620 73%
Mathematics 55% $26,250 $47,394 55%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 44% $24,929 $32,092 44%
Philosophy 17% $25,000 $22,329 17%
Physics 93% $25,000 $60,161 93%
Political Science and Government 47% $24,095 $34,882 47%
Psychology, General 68% $25,000 $32,136 68%
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 63% $25,000 $39,729 63%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 56% $25,000 $67,300 56%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 42% $26,000 $30,366 42%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 79% $24,750 $38,721 79%
Security Science and Technology 53% $27,000 $38,829 53%
Social Work 2% $24,899 $22,771 2%
Sociology 58% $25,000 $33,687 58%
Special Education and Teaching 86% Not Reported $43,426 86%
Statistics 39% Not Reported $53,358 39%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 98% $25,500 $45,696 98%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 93% Not Reported $44,709 93%

Salary Scores for LUC Master's Degrees

LUC ranks higher than 53% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 97% Not Reported $72,828 97%
Biology, General 18% $55,500 $19,227 18%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 74% $61,500 $84,653 74%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 77% $68,542 $53,894 77%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 18% Not Reported $63,005 18%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 31% Not Reported $42,682 31%
Curriculum and Instruction 27% Not Reported $44,649 27%
Educational Administration and Supervision 30% $41,281 $49,392 30%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 99% $85,663 $146,451 99%
History 27% Not Reported $33,138 27%
International and Comparative Education 5% Not Reported $40,461 5%
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies 78% $51,540 $84,653 78%
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries 81% $61,500 $45,383 81%
Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences 4% $50,622 $9,286 4%
Public Health 53% $50,000 $55,547 53%
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 26% $70,887 $41,565 26%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 42% $58,532 $95,991 42%
Social Work 40% $61,190 $44,381 40%
Statistics 26% Not Reported $76,460 26%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 94% Not Reported $63,005 94%

Salary Scores for LUC Doctoral Degrees

LUC ranks higher than 58% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 68% Not Reported $69,338 68%
Educational Administration and Supervision 96% Not Reported $114,595 96%
Law 52% $138,223 $70,136 52%
Medicine 62% $223,325 $59,001 62%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 43% Not Reported $111,769 43%

Loyola University Chicago Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Michelle Costello 6/24/2019

Loyola University Chicago is a private Catholic university based in Chicago, IL that is filled with strong academic programs and clubs, a vibrant student body consisting of all races and ethnic groups, and scholarly professors with real-world experience. The faculty is committed to providing excellence and are always wiling to help their students. If you are looking for an urban 4-year university that is committed to social justice and provides excellent job prospects for its alumni, Loyola University Chicago... Read More

EFFIE MORGENSTERN 3/23/2019

I felt like Loyola supported me while in school and gave me a "fancy" education. The degree is impressive but I do not feel as if they were supportive after college. There is overwhelming debt and little to no support finding a job. If I could have done something differently, I would have gone to a state school due to it's affordability.