North Dakota State University - Main Campus Rankings by Salary Score

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North Dakota State University - Main Campus's Top Rankings

North Dakota State University - Main Campus is ranked on 3 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at North Dakota State University

We calculated a salary score for each of North Dakota 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 North Dakota 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 NDSU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 68 98% 98% $24,120 $52,360 68
Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services 95 89% 89% $20,250 $33,990 95
Agricultural Business and Management 95 100% 100% $20,500 $55,380 95
Agricultural Engineering 51 100% 100% $26,750 $57,320 51
Agricultural Mechanization 22 93% 93% $19,500 $47,260 22
Agricultural Production Operations 98 99% 99% $19,500 $52,790 98
Agriculture, General 94 100% 100% Not Reported $47,260 94
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 57 100% 100% $30,750 $53,840 57
Animal Sciences 66 96% 96% $20,250 $32,470 66
Apparel and Textiles 54 97% 97% $19,500 $36,940 54
Biology, General 86 89% 89% $21,000 $34,700 86
Business Administration, Management and Operations 45 99% 99% $22,500 $41,860 45
Business/Corporate Communications 36 100% 100% $21,250 $39,590 36
Civil Engineering 42 98% 98% $25,490 $60,130 42
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 37 100% 100% Not Reported $53,360 37
Computer Engineering 68 100% 100% Not Reported $77,210 68
Computer Science 37 99% 99% $21,130 $61,520 37
Construction Engineering 34 100% 100% Not Reported $67,660 34
Construction Management 43 100% 100% Not Reported $63,010 43
Criminal Justice and Corrections 72 98% 98% $21,500 $39,490 72
Design and Applied Arts 70 100% 100% Not Reported $39,370 70
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 84 100% 100% $26,770 $41,010 84
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 59 100% 100% Not Reported $24,270 59
Economics 41 100% 100% $25,340 $46,320 41
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 47 100% 100% $24,250 $69,980 47
English Language and Literature, General 16 100% 100% $23,000 $23,650 16
Environmental Design 73 94% 94% Not Reported $46,090 73
Finance and Financial Management Services 50 100% 100% $24,200 $50,680 50
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 87 100% 100% $23,250 $35,520 87
Homeland Security 42 100% 100% $21,500 $44,650 42
Hospitality Administration/Management 35 100% 100% $21,250 $35,060 35
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 90 98% 98% $25,500 $35,500 90
Industrial Engineering 29 97% 97% $25,000 $63,600 29
Journalism 82 100% 100% Not Reported $37,750 82
Landscape Architecture 43 94% 94% Not Reported $46,090 43
Management Information Systems and Services 72 96% 96% $20,500 $61,220 72
Manufacturing Engineering 52 100% 100% Not Reported $64,790 52
Marketing 43 100% 100% $25,000 $41,190 43
Mathematics 47 96% 96% $14,470 $45,030 47
Mechanical Engineering 40 100% 100% $21,300 $64,080 40
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology 72 94% 94% $24,250 $38,290 72
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 64 90% 90% $25,000 $39,590 64
Music 94 100% 100% $27,880 $38,290 94
Natural Resources Management and Policy 50 94% 94% $23,750 $35,060 50
Plant Sciences 34 100% 100% Not Reported $34,530 34
Political Science and Government 74 100% 100% $23,900 $39,730 74
Psychology, General 84 97% 97% $21,360 $34,700 84
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 50 100% 100% $23,250 $38,000 50
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 33 98% 98% $21,580 $60,890 33
Sociology 99 80% 80% $30,970 $45,700 99
Statistics 27 100% 100% Not Reported $47,260 27
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 65 100% 100% $23,000 $38,870 65
Veterinary/Animal Health Technologies/Technicians 58 100% 100% $23,000 $33,600 58
Zoology/Animal Biology 79 94% 94% $23,250 $27,820 79

Salary Scores for NDSU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 12 100% 100% Not Reported $53,980 12
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 2 100% 100% Not Reported $43,800 2
Architecture 25 100% 100% $17,180 $50,680 25
Business Administration, Management and Operations 36 100% 100% Not Reported $63,010 36
Computer Engineering 74 100% 100% Not Reported $114,230 74
Educational Administration and Supervision 50 100% 100% $12,610 $56,640 50
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services 11 100% 100% Not Reported $38,600 11
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 42 92% 92% Not Reported $40,280 42
Natural Resources Management and Policy 54 94% 94% Not Reported $49,270 54
Plant Sciences 56 92% 92% Not Reported $52,270 56
Public Health 56 100% 100% Not Reported $56,420 56
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 34 91% 91% $23,800 $41,940 34

Salary Scores for NDSU Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 73 97% 97% $69,000 $118,710 73
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 25 100% 100% Not Reported $100,130 25

Most Recent Reviews

Cassie R 8/27/2019

It's a great school if you have the drive to do make it through yourself. Academic Advisors were not always readily available and I felt that I had to figure out a lot of things on my own. However, the friendships and connections that I made while attending this intuition are ones that last a lifetime. Although it is not necessarily cheap to attend, it is manageable.

Hannah J. 2/20/2017

NDSU is a great school located in Fargo, North Dakota. From a smaller town perspective, there's lots to do and it's a rapidly growing area. The faculty and students are kind and welcoming. It's a conservative area, but the campus is more liberal and geared toward people of college-age. The professors are accommodating to life emergencies and the staff are very helpful. Great student services and career services. Most things are easy to understand and get around, and it's a great price especially for in-state... Read More