Quinnipiac University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Quinnipiac University ranks better than 72% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Quinnipiac University ranks better than only 29% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Quinnipiac University

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

QU ranks higher than 72% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 96% $19,500 $62,366 96%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 72% $21,500 $61,380 72%
Biology, General 52% $27,000 $29,202 52%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 65% $26,000 $46,282 65%
Communication and Media Studies 79% $27,000 $38,597 79%
Computer Software and Media Applications 84% Not Reported $52,733 84%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 80% $27,000 $41,342 80%
Design and Applied Arts 44% $27,000 $33,993 44%
Economics 44% Not Reported $47,260 44%
English Language and Literature, General 94% $24,150 $38,289 94%
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations 86% Not Reported $52,107 86%
Finance and Financial Management Services 77% $25,536 $57,943 77%
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 39% $26,444 $34,381 39%
Information Science/Studies 65% $27,000 $57,318 65%
International Business 70% Not Reported $51,273 70%
Journalism 88% $27,000 $39,099 88%
Legal Professions and Studies, Other 36% $27,000 $31,305 36%
Political Science and Government 94% $27,000 $45,919 94%
Psychology, General 39% $27,000 $28,598 39%
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 86% $27,000 $43,872 86%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 78% $25,848 $73,990 78%
Research and Experimental Psychology 22% $27,000 $27,295 22%

Salary Scores for QU Master's Degrees

QU ranks higher than 66% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 68% $41,000 $106,421 68%
Biology, General 52% $40,160 $47,260 52%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 47% $30,393 $69,218 47%
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences 39% Not Reported $56,415 39%
Communication and Media Studies 69% Not Reported $54,522 69%
Education, General 66% Not Reported $53,775 66%
Educational/Instructional Media Design 93% Not Reported $69,535 93%
Human Resources Management and Services 94% $41,000 $87,112 94%
Journalism 44% Not Reported $42,682 44%
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 51% $32,782 $84,653 51%
Medical Clinical Sciences/Graduate Medical Studies 26% $107,736 $121,226 26%
Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences 99% $116,680 $98,403 99%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 86% $46,510 $69,606 86%
Social Work 57% $65,677 $46,738 57%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 45% $20,500 $45,934 45%

Salary Scores for QU Doctoral Degrees

QU ranks higher than 52% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Educational Administration and Supervision 22% Not Reported $68,499 22%
Law 41% $93,151 $61,516 41%
Medicine 64% $231,821 $59,172 64%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 35% $58,919 $106,688 35%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 73% $41,000 $74,074 73%

Quinnipiac University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Previous BS/MOT Student 9/29/2020

Unless you are prepared to do the work on the level of graduate students as a junior in college, do not consider the BS/MOT program at QU. They do not give an accurate representation of the rigor and actual intellectual level of the courses you begin during your third year as an undergraduate student in this program. The department and faculty are great when you are in the program, but do NOT be mislead when they tell you upon introduction that they are "supportive" or "willing to work with you under unique... Read More

Anonymous 5/5/2020

It was generally known that you were not a true QU student unless you missed at least a handful of classes due to the food poisoning from the school's horrendous caterer (Chartwells if you would like to look them up). The school is a rampant lier, still telling students they live on the main campus for the first two years when they, in fact, are usually squished into off-campus accommodations after freshman year. If you want to use the silverware or access any amenities the school offers, you better make sure... Read More