Northern State University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Northern State University ranks better than only 47% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Northern State University ranks better than only 48% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Northern State University

We calculated a salary score for each of Northern 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 Northern 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 47% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 26% $25,000 $43,426 26%
Biology, General 88% $18,750 $35,274 88%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 37% $27,000 $40,089 37%
English Language and Literature, General 12% Not Reported $22,578 12%
Finance and Financial Management Services 17% Not Reported $41,007 17%
Fine and Studio Arts 42% Not Reported $25,194 42%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 80% $21,500 $34,298 80%
History 17% Not Reported $24,421 17%
Marketing 14% Not Reported $35,060 14%
Sociology 68% Not Reported $35,060 68%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 66% $25,567 $37,856 66%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 80% $26,500 $41,342 80%

Salary Scores for NSU Master's Degrees

NSU ranks higher than 42% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Curriculum and Instruction 43% Not Reported $48,139 43%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 41% Not Reported $40,896 41%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 41% Not Reported $43,240 41%

Northern State University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Anonymous 11/30/2015

NSU was a great school for music, and the community was very supportive of the fine arts department. The fairly rural location is great for practicing!

Anonymous 9/4/2015

Great school. Small classes. Great facilities. Lots of activities. Best school around