Northeastern State University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Northeastern State University ranks better than only 34% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Northeastern State University ranks better than 85% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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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 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 NSU Bachelor's Degrees

NSU ranks higher than 34% 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% $16,250 $44,765 32%
Biology, General 62% $17,929 $30,616 62%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 46% $16,218 $42,123 46%
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 54% Not Reported $57,318 54%
Computer Science 21% $18,670 $52,107 21%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 25% $18,059 $30,988 25%
Design and Applied Arts 34% Not Reported $31,839 34%
English Language and Literature, General 10% $15,500 $22,192 10%
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 41% $20,761 $28,816 41%
Finance and Financial Management Services 30% $18,275 $45,529 30%
Fine and Studio Arts 12% Not Reported $20,140 12%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 23% $15,375 $26,585 23%
History 84% Not Reported $37,424 84%
Hospitality Administration/Management 46% Not Reported $36,848 46%
Journalism 9% $22,500 $25,194 9%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 58% $21,265 $34,298 58%
Management Information Systems and Services 36% Not Reported $50,856 36%
Marketing 9% $26,584 $33,459 9%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 79% $18,000 $43,798 79%
Psychology, General 29% $20,500 $27,334 29%
Public Health 63% $24,094 $36,848 63%
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians 5% $18,750 $48,600 5%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 29% $12,375 $59,485 29%
Social Work 66% $19,973 $33,993 66%
Special Education and Teaching 27% $20,900 $35,351 27%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 34% $17,750 $33,943 34%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 39% $18,451 $35,318 39%

Salary Scores for NSU Master's Degrees

NSU ranks higher than 26% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 95% Not Reported $71,643 95%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 47% $25,356 $69,338 47%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 29% $40,753 $41,640 29%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 18% $30,172 $49,918 18%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 39% Not Reported $45,696 39%
Curriculum and Instruction 9% Not Reported $39,369 9%
Educational Administration and Supervision 16% $24,408 $43,000 16%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 15% Not Reported $35,594 15%
Library Science and Administration 16% Not Reported $38,649 16%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 22% $21,778 $42,912 22%

Salary Scores for NSU Doctoral Degrees

NSU ranks higher than 48% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Optometry 48% $152,033 $99,706 48%

Northeastern State University Reviews

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