Roosevelt University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Roosevelt University ranks better than only 48% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Roosevelt University ranks better than only 45% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Roosevelt University

We calculated a salary score for each of Roosevelt 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 Roosevelt 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 RU Bachelor's Degrees

RU ranks higher than 48% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 42% $23,000 $46,966 42%
Biology, General 52% $25,000 $29,250 52%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 87% Not Reported $52,941 87%
Business/Corporate Communications 31% $20,500 $38,597 31%
Computer Science 14% $21,500 $47,260 14%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 59% $25,000 $37,208 59%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 31% $27,000 $21,004 31%
Education, General 13% $31,000 $26,353 13%
English Language and Literature, General 96% $27,000 $39,741 96%
Finance and Financial Management Services 45% $24,312 $49,312 45%
History 40% Not Reported $29,141 40%
Hospitality Administration/Management 59% $18,750 $39,009 59%
Human Resources Management and Services 42% $20,490 $44,468 42%
Legal Support Services 86% $25,000 $41,937 86%
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 31% $24,946 $48,198 31%
Marketing 63% $25,500 $44,635 63%
Mathematics 50% Not Reported $46,087 50%
Music 31% $23,250 $24,201 31%
Political Science and Government 7% $27,000 $25,194 7%
Psychology, General 60% $25,000 $31,133 60%
Sociology 76% $22,250 $36,488 76%
Sustainability Studies 46% Not Reported $35,600 46%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 31% $25,000 $33,565 31%

Salary Scores for RU Master's Degrees

RU ranks higher than 41% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 44% $39,687 $60,155 44%
Biology, General 29% $37,030 $29,685 29%
Biotechnology 28% Not Reported $57,318 28%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 31% $42,300 $60,275 31%
Business/Corporate Communications 24% $41,000 $53,984 24%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 33% $61,500 $42,775 33%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 99% Not Reported $69,338 99%
Hospitality Administration/Management 40% Not Reported $47,260 40%
Human Resources Management and Services 47% $45,485 $62,343 47%
Mathematics 76% Not Reported $66,045 76%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 55% $61,500 $43,798 55%
Music 34% $41,000 $27,181 34%
Public Administration 12% Not Reported $41,193 12%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 62% Not Reported $46,869 62%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 66% $41,000 $49,918 66%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 94% Not Reported $63,005 94%

Salary Scores for RU Doctoral Degrees

RU ranks higher than 3% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 3% $199,579 $98,403 3%

Roosevelt University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Ismael Landeros 12/17/2019

The faculty and advisors were very professional and knowledgeable in their respective fields. Overall the experience was challenging as I was simultaneously working full time while taking 12 credit hours in the evening. Nevertheless, I managed to graduate with honors in May of 2017 with a Bachelors in Paralegal Studies. My only complaint is the exorbitant amount of money I was charged when I failed to make 2 payments to the registrars office. The school sent my account to collections where I was charged $900... Read More

Rickkay King 8/21/2019

Roosevelt University is truly one of a kind. Located in the heart of downtown Chicago I quickly became a student of the college and the city. While it lacks the traditional feel of a college campus, Roosevelt more than makes up for it with its unique flare to incorporate learning with the real-life challenges of life after college. Surrounded by a number of other colleges and universities, in walking distance, makes meeting other students easy and the quest of finding your tribe special as you have so many... Read More