Norfolk State University Rankings by Salary Score

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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 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 NSU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Social Work 49 98% 98% $49,520 $45,600 49
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 26 96% 96% $51,970 $42,120 26

Salary Scores for NSU Certificates

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 75 94% 94% $31,750 $39,370 75
Biology, General 76 96% 96% $29,000 $30,550 76
Business/Commerce, General 96 99% 99% $31,000 $38,870 96
Computer and Information Sciences, General 74 98% 98% $34,110 $38,290 74
Computer Engineering Technologies/Technicians 77 93% 93% Not Reported $38,290 77
Construction Engineering Technologies 76 93% 93% Not Reported $41,210 76
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 76 94% 94% Not Reported $57,320 76
English Language and Literature, General 90 100% 100% $30,920 $32,380 90
Fine and Studio Arts 22 95% 95% $31,000 $28,820 22
Health and Medical Administrative Services 84 90% 90% $36,470 $32,060 84
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 88 96% 96% $30,500 $29,440 88
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 82 95% 95% $33,250 $39,520 82
Music 92 100% 100% $43,500 $27,670 92
Political Science and Government 24 89% 89% $29,210 $18,500 24
Psychology, General 53 94% 94% $30,500 $28,900 53
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 62 99% 99% $34,500 $61,350 62
Social Work 91 94% 94% $33,480 $32,160 91
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 59 92% 92% $31,000 $21,050 59

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