Purdue University Northwest Rankings by Salary Score

Salary and Debt by Major at Purdue University Northwest

We calculated a salary score for each of Purdue University Northwest'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 Purdue University Northwest 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 PNW Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 31 100% $24,700 $44,550 31
Architectural Engineering Technologies/Technicians 79 100% Not Reported $59,580 79
Behavioral Sciences 68 97% $27,000 $32,570 68
Biology, General 78 98% $21,500 $33,140 78
Business Administration, Management and Operations 35 98% $25,310 $39,450 35
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 36 95% $18,250 $39,830 36
Business/Commerce, General 6 84% Not Reported $28,600 6
Civil Engineering 8 100% Not Reported $53,540 8
Communication and Media Studies 18 97% $23,830 $27,870 18
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 7 90% Not Reported $37,360 7
Computer and Information Sciences, General 33 93% $21,850 $50,440 33
Computer Software and Media Applications 12 86% Not Reported $26,350 12
Education, General 79 98% $30,330 $40,430 79
Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians 41 95% $24,480 $57,320 41
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 48 98% $24,290 $70,080 48
Engineering-Related Fields 9 91% $28,810 $47,260 9
English Language and Literature, General 15 100% $26,770 $23,460 15
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 23 91% $25,230 $26,740 23
Hospitality Administration/Management 25 98% $23,360 $33,280 25
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 40 97% $29,380 $28,600 40
Human Resources Management and Services 11 96% $25,500 $37,000 11
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians 39 97% Not Reported $53,360 39
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 37 89% $23,470 $30,310 37
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 11 100% Not Reported $21,960 11
Mathematics 50 88% Not Reported $46,090 50
Mechanical Engineering 59 100% $24,500 $67,010 59
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians 58 96% $19,520 $61,020 58
Political Science and Government 42 90% $27,000 $33,990 42
Psychology, General 32 96% $23,250 $27,780 32
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 53 99% $18,750 $66,310 53
Social Work 29 95% $24,360 $29,690 29
Sociology 63 98% $27,750 $34,420 63
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 72 96% $27,000 $38,770 72

Salary Scores for PNW Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 7 100% Not Reported $52,110 7
Biology, General 51 86% Not Reported $46,480 51
Business Administration, Management and Operations 64 100% $41,000 $78,970 64
Education, General 19 97% $31,560 $42,680 19
Engineering-Related Fields 20 87% Not Reported $73,640 20
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 52 100% Not Reported $41,570 52
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 34 100% $45,900 $91,210 34

Most Recent Reviews

ALG 8/7/2019

I had an excellent experience at Purdue University Northwest (PNW). I arrived shortly after the merger, and felt that there was a cohesiveness to the campus. My courses were at the Westville campus, which is a beautifully quiet and quaint campus that is super safe. I decided to continue with my undergrad at PNW for the location, cost, and small class sizes. They are updating certain buildings and making it more modern! I have had classes in each of the buildings, and find them to be comfortable. As for the... Read More

Jazmin Villicana 4/29/2019

I graduated with a graduate certificate in Early Childhood Development. I enjoyed the program. The professors in my department did a great job at equipping me for my position. I use some of their lessons currently and still own the books because they are a great reference. Furthermore, I have been able to keep in contact with one of my professor's and she has been such great assistance to me even though she did not have to as I am no longer a student. She has helped me by responding in a timely manner, being... Read More