McDaniel College Rankings by Salary Score

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McDaniel College's Top Rankings

McDaniel College is ranked on 2 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at McDaniel College

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

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 75 96% 96% $23,250 $54,110 75
Biology, General 24 93% 93% $26,000 $25,190 24
Business Administration, Management and Operations 83 94% 94% $23,250 $51,390 83
Communication and Media Studies 53 100% 100% $27,000 $34,080 53
Computer and Information Sciences, General 44 100% 100% Not Reported $55,340 44
Economics 47 100% 100% Not Reported $48,040 47
English Language and Literature, General 89 100% 100% $26,070 $36,560 89
Fine and Studio Arts 42 100% 100% Not Reported $25,190 42
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 61 96% 96% $26,000 $31,550 61
History 43 96% 96% $27,000 $29,690 43
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 91 100% 100% Not Reported $48,680 91
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 2 100% 100% $20,990 $19,230 2
Political Science and Government 21 96% 96% $23,250 $29,690 21
Psychology, General 92 95% 95% $26,790 $36,750 92
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3 100% 100% Not Reported $19,230 3
Sociology 64 100% 100% $27,000 $34,530 64

Salary Scores for McDaniel Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Curriculum and Instruction 90 96% 96% Not Reported $59,310 90
Special Education and Teaching 68 100% 100% Not Reported $53,700 68
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 49 98% 98% $46,340 $44,640 49
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 56 92% 92% Not Reported $48,040 56
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 35 91% 91% Not Reported $46,480 35

Most Recent Reviews

Jewel Engram 5/16/2019

McDaniel College was once known as Western Maryland College. I attended this school Aug 2012 - May 2017. Their psychology program was one of the best programs on the campus. At this time, elementary education was only a minor, it has now become a major. My college career I focused on psychology, I joined the cheerleading squad which became the most diverse the year I had joined. The college has three Black Greek Lettered Organizations that had chartered on the campus from Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. (Spring... Read More

Brittney 3/14/2017

McDaniel College is a great school for undergraduate studies. They offer a wide range of classes so that you can take a variety of courses and choose the ones that interest you most. The liberal arts aspect of the college requires you to take courses in different areas of study which makes their students very well rounded. McDaniel also offers a great study abroad program that every student should take advantage of if attending McDaniel College.