Sacred Heart University Rankings by Salary Score

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Sacred Heart University's Top Ranking

Sacred Heart University is ranked on 1 list of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Sacred Heart University

We calculated a salary score for each of Sacred Heart 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 Sacred Heart University 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 SHU Associate Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 92 100% 100% $19,000 $61,520 92
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 82 96% 96% $24,750 $66,400 82

Salary Scores for SHU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 94 97% 97% $26,950 $61,020 94
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 7 91% 91% $25,440 $23,170 7
Biology, General 16 96% 96% $26,000 $23,650 16
Business Administration, Management and Operations 48 97% 97% $26,000 $42,480 48
Communication and Media Studies 50 94% 94% $27,000 $33,570 50
Computer and Information Sciences, General 44 100% 100% $27,000 $55,340 44
Criminal Justice and Corrections 66 98% 98% $27,000 $38,290 66
Economics 52 92% 92% $25,000 $49,530 52
Finance and Financial Management Services 51 93% 93% $26,100 $50,860 51
Fine and Studio Arts 90 100% 100% $26,000 $32,930 90
Marketing 64 98% 98% $25,500 $44,770 64
Psychology, General 37 98% 98% $26,920 $28,380 37
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 85 100% 100% $27,000 $76,930 85

Salary Scores for SHU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 87 100% 100% $20,500 $68,080 87
Business Administration, Management and Operations 61 95% 95% $20,500 $76,930 61
Communication and Media Studies 22 96% 96% Not Reported $39,370 22
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 78 98% 98% $65,070 $61,020 78
Computer and Information Sciences, General 73 100% 100% Not Reported $97,070 73
Criminal Justice and Corrections 43 91% 91% Not Reported $47,260 43
Education, General 43 99% 99% $20,500 $48,640 43
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 57 95% 95% Not Reported $33,990 57
Human Resources Management and Services 33 100% 100% Not Reported $56,420 33
Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences 57 100% 100% Not Reported $41,010 57
Psychology, Other 76 100% 100% $38,500 $50,230 76
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 36 100% 100% Not Reported $48,820 36
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 35 99% 99% $31,130 $92,010 35
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 88 100% 100% $64,950 $70,460 88

Salary Scores for SHU Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 53 100% 100% Not Reported $117,570 53
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 68 100% 100% $99,000 $73,200 68

Salary Scores for SHU Certificates

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 25 92% 92% Not Reported $21,050 25

Most Recent Reviews

Sacred 9/29/2019

School was ok overall, had great professors in the Psychology and Sociology department. Not enough diversity, it's definitely getting better though. Food was alright. The school is close to the mall which is nice. The school has been buying a lot of property so it will be more new and innovate buildings. Has a great nursing program and business program as well.

Callie 6/25/2019

I received my BS in chemistry with a concentration in biochemistry, so I was a student of the chemistry department. At SHU, the biology department is much larger than the chemistry department, which has its pros and cons. A con is that it can seem like more resources are allocated to the biology department. However, the class sizes in the chemistry department are much smaller and make for a much more personalized experienced. The chemistry department also has wonder and bright professors that are more than... Read More