Northeastern Illinois University Rankings by Salary Score

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Northeastern Illinois University is ranked on 2 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


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 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 NEIU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 32 95% 95% $17,030 $44,890 32
Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education 28 100% 100% Not Reported $48,040 28
Biology, General 73 89% 89% $15,810 $32,210 73
Business Administration, Management and Operations 35 98% 98% $15,200 $39,440 35
Business/Commerce, General 41 93% 93% $16,750 $41,940 41
Communication and Media Studies 36 94% 94% $15,230 $31,240 36
Computer Science 26 93% 93% $16,250 $55,290 26
Criminal Justice and Corrections 40 93% 93% $13,050 $33,990 40
English Language and Literature, General 88 98% 98% $14,850 $36,130 88
Finance and Financial Management Services 48 94% 94% $15,000 $50,110 48
Fine and Studio Arts 94 100% 100% Not Reported $34,420 94
Geography and Cartography 95 82% 82% Not Reported $47,260 95
History 40 95% 95% $16,990 $29,060 40
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 58 92% 92% $14,180 $34,210 58
Marketing 38 87% 87% $15,000 $40,400 38
Mathematics 43 93% 93% $15,000 $44,090 43
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 44 88% 88% Not Reported $32,930 44
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 72 92% 92% Not Reported $37,210 72
Political Science and Government 76 91% 91% $18,750 $40,280 76
Psychology, General 79 91% 91% $15,000 $33,780 79
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other 56 96% 96% $11,560 $43,240 56
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 29 83% 83% Not Reported $28,960 29
Social Work 51 93% 93% $12,350 $32,280 51
Sociology 54 86% 86% $15,130 $33,080 54
Special Education and Teaching 99 100% 100% Not Reported $50,230 99
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 96 96% 96% $17,750 $44,280 96
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 92 100% 100% Not Reported $44,470 92

Salary Scores for NEIU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 36 92% 92% Not Reported $63,010 36
Computer Science 24 100% 100% Not Reported $84,650 24
Educational Administration and Supervision 93 100% 100% $14,770 $75,920 93
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 60 90% 90% $31,360 $44,170 60
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 55 96% 96% $31,290 $43,800 55
Special Education and Teaching 76 100% 100% Not Reported $55,580 76
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 97 93% 93% Not Reported $57,440 97
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 74 100% 100% $19,850 $51,610 74
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 99 91% 91% Not Reported $71,350 99

Reviews by Program

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

Amy 3/5/2020

I am a Counseling graduate student at Northeastern Illinois University. The Counselor Education program offers 4 counseling programs: Family Therapy, Clinical Mental Health, Rehabilitation Therapy, and School Counseling. I am in the Family Therapy program. Northeastern may be inexpensive, but that is not a reflection of the value of this program. This program has exceeded my expectations by far! It IS very hard work with very caring and knowledgeable professors who do extensive research and practice as therapists... Read More