Prairie View A & M University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Prairie View A & M University ranks better than only 38% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Prairie View A & M University ranks better than only 10% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Prairie View A & M University

We calculated a salary score for each of Prairie View A & M 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 Prairie View A & M 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 PVAMU Bachelor's Degrees

PVAMU ranks higher than 38% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 49% $31,000 $48,432 49%
Agriculture, General 11% $31,000 $27,048 11%
Architecture 28% $31,000 $42,123 28%
Biology, General 19% $29,500 $24,267 19%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 30% $32,280 $38,289 30%
Chemical Engineering 59% $26,500 $68,666 59%
Civil Engineering 57% Not Reported $62,260 57%
Communication and Media Studies 9% $35,000 $25,194 9%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 74% Not Reported $68,219 74%
Construction Engineering Technologies 1% $31,000 $43,426 1%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 31% $30,117 $32,245 31%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 53% $26,500 $71,255 53%
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services 14% Not Reported $25,967 14%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 11% $31,000 $24,421 11%
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 26% $31,000 $27,947 26%
History 11% Not Reported $22,667 11%
Management Information Systems and Services 4% $31,347 $35,954 4%
Marketing 9% $30,188 $33,459 9%
Mechanical Engineering 96% $27,253 $75,775 96%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 37% $35,994 $33,565 37%
Music 69% Not Reported $31,133 69%
Psychology, General 22% $29,000 $26,224 22%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 67% $20,445 $70,430 67%
Social Work 29% $31,770 $29,685 29%

Salary Scores for PVAMU Master's Degrees

PVAMU ranks higher than 31% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 7% $23,473 $52,107 7%
Architecture 26% $20,500 $50,856 26%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 39% $41,000 $64,493 39%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 50% $40,954 $46,869 50%
Construction Engineering Technologies 7% Not Reported $49,058 7%
Educational Administration and Supervision 38% $31,238 $52,299 38%
Engineering, General 20% Not Reported $75,335 20%
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 11% $47,858 $35,416 11%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 28% $36,869 $87,112 28%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 12% $34,782 $39,369 12%

Prairie View A & M University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

A. Kubeer 5/13/2018

Attending a historically black university opened my eyes to what it was like to be around people who not only looked like I do to most others, but around people who wanted to achieve like I did. It was very motivating to have professors who knew their subject matter and who were able to share real-world experiences with the class. Our football team needs improvement, but PV has it all. I recommend this university to anyone who is looking or wondering about where to get their education. As long as you stay... Read More

BRITTANY 6/30/2017

My university prepared me for my career as a teacher and instilled in me a love for education. I have had a successful first year thanks to my professors, advisors, and classmates. My university prepared me greatly for my new career and gave me the tools and opportunity to be successful in their career. I am forever grateful and I recommend this university and the special education program at Prairie V ire A&M to anyone who has a desire to teach.