Northeastern State University Rankings by Salary Score

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Northeastern State University's Top Ranking

Northeastern State University is ranked on 1 list of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Northeastern State University

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

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 32 99% 99% $16,250 $44,770 32
Biology, General 62 97% 97% $17,930 $30,620 62
Business Administration, Management and Operations 46 100% 100% $16,220 $42,120 46
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 54 100% 100% Not Reported $57,320 54
Computer Science 21 97% 97% $18,670 $52,110 21
Criminal Justice and Corrections 25 97% 97% $18,060 $30,990 25
Design and Applied Arts 34 92% 92% Not Reported $31,840 34
English Language and Literature, General 10 88% 88% $15,500 $22,190 10
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 41 94% 94% $20,760 $28,820 41
Finance and Financial Management Services 30 96% 96% $18,280 $45,530 30
Fine and Studio Arts 12 93% 93% Not Reported $20,140 12
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 23 95% 95% $15,380 $26,590 23
History 84 95% 95% Not Reported $37,420 84
Hospitality Administration/Management 46 95% 95% Not Reported $36,850 46
Journalism 9 100% 100% $22,500 $25,190 9
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 58 93% 93% $21,270 $34,300 58
Management Information Systems and Services 36 94% 94% Not Reported $50,860 36
Marketing 9 97% 97% $26,580 $33,460 9
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 79 92% 92% $18,000 $43,800 79
Psychology, General 29 85% 85% $20,500 $27,330 29
Public Health 63 100% 100% $24,090 $36,850 63
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians 5 99% 99% $18,750 $48,600 5
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 29 98% 98% $12,380 $59,490 29
Social Work 66 89% 89% $19,970 $33,990 66
Special Education and Teaching 27 100% 100% $20,900 $35,350 27
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 34 98% 98% $17,750 $33,940 34
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 39 99% 99% $18,450 $35,320 39

Salary Scores for NSU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 95 100% 100% Not Reported $71,640 95
Business Administration, Management and Operations 47 100% 100% $25,360 $69,340 47
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 29 95% 95% $40,750 $41,640 29
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 18 100% 100% $30,170 $49,920 18
Criminal Justice and Corrections 39 100% 100% Not Reported $45,700 39
Curriculum and Instruction 9 100% 100% Not Reported $39,370 9
Educational Administration and Supervision 16 98% 98% $24,410 $43,000 16
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 15 100% 100% Not Reported $35,590 15
Library Science and Administration 16 100% 100% Not Reported $38,650 16
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 22 99% 99% $21,780 $42,910 22

Salary Scores for NSU Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Optometry 48 98% 98% $152,030 $99,710 48

Most Recent Reviews

Katie Zink 11/23/2019

The psychology program at Northeastern State University is one I would highly recommend to anyone wanting to pursue a degree in psychology. The program itself is not terribly expensive, offers a tremendous amount of experiential and academic courses, and is staffed with some of the best professors and professionals in the counseling field in the state of Oklahoma. Each professor brings something different to the table and offers a different perspective when interacting within the counseling and psychology... Read More

Chris Beard 6/3/2019

NSU Tahlequah was a very unique experience. The size of the school relative to the town around it allows the university life to really spill over into the rest of the area. I had an excellent relationship with most of the faculty members, and as it was a smaller program I received abundant attention and prospered because of it. The only drawbacks are the way everything seems to shut down between terms and if you do want to get away from campus life, you pretty much have to drive to Tulsa in order to see other... Read More