Norfolk State University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Norfolk State University ranks better than only 39% of colleges, based on master's degree salaries.
  • Norfolk State University ranks better than only 15% of colleges, based on debt for a master's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Norfolk State University

We calculated a salary score for each of Norfolk 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 Norfolk State University 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 NSU Master's Degrees

NSU ranks higher than 39% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Social Work 49% $49,517 $45,604 49%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 26% $51,966 $42,123 26%

Salary Scores for NSU Certificates

NSU ranks higher than 78% of colleges for certificates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 75% $31,750 $39,369 75%
Biology, General 76% $29,000 $30,554 76%
Business/Commerce, General 96% $31,000 $38,865 96%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 74% $34,114 $38,289 74%
Computer Engineering Technologies/Technicians 77% Not Reported $38,289 77%
Construction Engineering Technologies 76% Not Reported $41,205 76%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 76% Not Reported $57,318 76%
English Language and Literature, General 90% $30,915 $32,382 90%
Fine and Studio Arts 22% $31,000 $28,816 22%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 84% $36,470 $32,058 84%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 88% $30,500 $29,443 88%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 82% $33,250 $39,523 82%
Music 92% $43,500 $27,669 92%
Political Science and Government 24% $29,206 $18,498 24%
Psychology, General 53% $30,500 $28,895 53%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 62% $34,500 $61,350 62%
Social Work 91% $33,477 $32,162 91%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 59% $31,000 $21,052 59%

Norfolk State University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Chanel Graves 6/19/2019

Enrolling at Norfolk State University is one of the best decisions I've ever made. I learned so much about life and met so many wonderful people. To this day, my former professors are always willing to help me with my career. The staff and professors genuinely care about the students' welfare and progress. I had a final on the day my graduation application was due and my academic advisor drove me across campus to ensure I met the deadline!
As a teacher, I am proud to say that I've inspired many of my former... Read More

Bradley Fuhrman 4/1/2019

Norfolk State University was a great school to attend and I would recommend it to anyone. The financial department worked with me great with all the different sources of funds like grants and scholarships and cash and loans. My professors were amazing. They were very smart and they were very patient with students that it took a few more examples for them to grasp the concept. They had so much confidence in each student. Also my professors wrote breath taking letters of recommendations when it can to applying... Read More