Sacred Heart University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Sacred Heart University ranks better than 57% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Sacred Heart University ranks better than only 28% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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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 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 SHU Associate Degrees

SHU ranks higher than 85% of colleges for associate degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 92% $19,000 $61,516 92%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 82% $24,750 $66,401 82%

Salary Scores for SHU Bachelor's Degrees

SHU ranks higher than 57% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 94% $26,950 $61,020 94%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 7% $25,435 $23,166 7%
Biology, General 16% $26,000 $23,649 16%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 48% $26,000 $42,479 48%
Communication and Media Studies 50% $27,000 $33,565 50%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 44% $27,000 $55,338 44%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 66% $27,000 $38,289 66%
Economics 52% $25,000 $49,527 52%
Finance and Financial Management Services 51% $26,100 $50,856 51%
Fine and Studio Arts 90% $26,000 $32,925 90%
Marketing 64% $25,500 $44,774 64%
Psychology, General 37% $26,922 $28,381 37%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 85% $27,000 $76,930 85%

Salary Scores for SHU Master's Degrees

SHU ranks higher than 53% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 87% $20,500 $68,079 87%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 61% $20,500 $76,930 61%
Communication and Media Studies 22% Not Reported $39,369 22%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 78% $65,072 $61,020 78%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 73% Not Reported $97,071 73%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 43% Not Reported $47,260 43%
Education, General 43% $20,500 $48,639 43%
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 57% Not Reported $33,993 57%
Human Resources Management and Services 33% Not Reported $56,415 33%
Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences 57% Not Reported $41,007 57%
Psychology, Other 76% $38,500 $50,231 76%
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 36% Not Reported $48,823 36%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 35% $31,134 $92,010 35%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 88% $64,950 $70,456 88%

Salary Scores for SHU Doctoral Degrees

SHU ranks higher than 66% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 53% Not Reported $117,572 53%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 68% $99,000 $73,195 68%

Salary Scores for SHU Certificates

SHU ranks higher than 25% of colleges for certificates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 25% Not Reported $21,052 25%

Sacred Heart University Reviews

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