Saint Ambrose University Rankings by Salary Score

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Saint Ambrose University's Top Rankings

Saint Ambrose University is ranked on 2 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Saint Ambrose University

We calculated a salary score for each of Saint Ambrose 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 Saint Ambrose 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 SAU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 34 100% 100% $23,250 $45,310 34
Biology, General 40 100% 100% $27,000 $27,670 40
Business Administration, Management and Operations 92 100% 100% $33,780 $55,290 92
Communication and Media Studies 59 100% 100% $23,250 $35,060 59
Criminal Justice and Corrections 26 95% 95% $27,000 $31,310 26
Design and Applied Arts 4 94% 94% Not Reported $21,510 4
Finance and Financial Management Services 68 100% 100% $23,250 $55,150 68
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 34 98% 98% $25,480 $28,240 34
History 23 92% 92% Not Reported $25,970 23
Industrial Engineering 36 100% 100% Not Reported $64,990 36
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 18 98% 98% $23,250 $43,050 18
Marketing 36 100% 100% $26,350 $40,020 36
Mechanical Engineering 21 100% 100% Not Reported $60,770 21
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 46 100% 100% Not Reported $35,590 46
Psychology, General 25 95% 95% $24,250 $26,740 25
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 27 99% 99% $27,000 $59,000 27
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 52 100% 100% $27,000 $36,140 52
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 65 100% 100% $27,000 $38,940 65

Salary Scores for SAU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 38 95% 95% Not Reported $59,350 38
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 67 100% 100% $121,940 $105,680 67
Business Administration, Management and Operations 70 98% 98% $45,640 $82,440 70
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 54 100% 100% $51,250 $56,540 54
Criminal Justice and Corrections 22 100% 100% Not Reported $39,010 22
Educational Administration and Supervision 74 100% 100% Not Reported $64,990 74
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 79 99% 99% $61,500 $66,190 79
Social Work 29 96% 96% $55,860 $42,680 29

Most Recent Reviews

Anonymous 8/12/2021

I wish I would have gone to another university. The staff was disrespectful. They don’t offer health insurance but require it. They put you through so much mental anguish yet don’t provide you with student health insurance to fix the damage they have caused on your body and mind. The counseling center only offers a few visits per semester which isn’t helpful. I regret going to this program and I hope the person reading this chooses another university and saves themselves the sanity.

Kat 9/21/2019

St. Ambrose was a wonderful institution and I would not trade the educational experiences that I received for the world. The small class size provided an immense amount of support and attention and I felt that there was no way I could fail in that environment. My professors were invested and caring and the content was relevant and timely in all my classes.