Northeastern Illinois University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Northeastern Illinois University ranks better than 57% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Northeastern Illinois University ranks better than 95% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Northeastern Illinois University

We calculated a salary score for each of Northeastern Illinois 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 Northeastern Illinois 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 NEIU Bachelor's Degrees

NEIU ranks higher than 57% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 32% $17,028 $44,890 32%
Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education 28% Not Reported $48,041 28%
Biology, General 73% $15,808 $32,213 73%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 35% $15,200 $39,441 35%
Business/Commerce, General 41% $16,750 $41,937 41%
Communication and Media Studies 36% $15,230 $31,236 36%
Computer Science 26% $16,250 $55,286 26%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 40% $13,051 $33,993 40%
English Language and Literature, General 88% $14,845 $36,131 88%
Finance and Financial Management Services 48% $15,000 $50,105 48%
Fine and Studio Arts 94% Not Reported $34,420 94%
Geography and Cartography 95% Not Reported $47,260 95%
History 40% $16,991 $29,064 40%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 58% $14,183 $34,206 58%
Marketing 38% $15,000 $40,402 38%
Mathematics 43% $15,000 $44,091 43%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 44% Not Reported $32,925 44%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 72% Not Reported $37,208 72%
Political Science and Government 76% $18,750 $40,275 76%
Psychology, General 79% $15,000 $33,779 79%
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other 56% $11,562 $43,240 56%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 29% Not Reported $28,960 29%
Social Work 51% $12,350 $32,284 51%
Sociology 54% $15,125 $33,077 54%
Special Education and Teaching 99% Not Reported $50,231 99%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 96% $17,750 $44,276 96%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 92% Not Reported $44,468 92%

Salary Scores for NEIU Master's Degrees

NEIU ranks higher than 82% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 36% Not Reported $63,005 36%
Computer Science 24% Not Reported $84,653 24%
Educational Administration and Supervision 93% $14,766 $75,921 93%
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 60% $31,364 $44,170 60%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 55% $31,286 $43,798 55%
Special Education and Teaching 76% Not Reported $55,577 76%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 97% Not Reported $57,440 97%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 74% $19,852 $51,607 74%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 99% Not Reported $71,351 99%

Northeastern Illinois University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Lisa Leali 3/8/2020

As a young educator looking for a way to support my school in a different way, I searched for an advanced degree program which would not only provide me with the curriculum, resources and support to achieve my goal, but also one that was flexible in terms of schedule and location, and one that was affordable. In NEIU, I found all of that and more. Throughout the program, I felt I was participating in work and discussions that were going to be practically applied in my future positions. I also found an incredibly... Read More

Israel Perez 2/15/2020

This program was affordable and the professors helped us all the way through the program. I can honestly say that with an internship in Chicago Public Schools the real-world approach was applied. Also, the school is diverse with students from all walks of life and educational careers majoring in leadership.