Saint Cloud State University Rankings by Salary Score

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Saint Cloud State University's Top Rankings

Saint Cloud State University is ranked on 3 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Saint Cloud State University

We calculated a salary score for each of Saint Cloud State 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 Cloud State 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 St. Cloud State Associate Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 48 97% 97% $12,000 $25,190 48

Salary Scores for St. Cloud State Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 70 100% 100% $22,960 $52,880 70
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 27 100% 100% $25,980 $39,730 27
Biology, General 98 96% 96% $19,830 $39,730 98
Business Administration, Management and Operations 50 99% 99% $22,500 $42,970 50
Business/Managerial Economics 26 100% 100% Not Reported $41,570 26
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 62 99% 99% $24,500 $35,140 62
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 76 100% 100% $20,130 $63,010 76
Communication and Media Studies 67 99% 99% $25,000 $36,410 67
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 65 92% 92% $16,770 $28,210 65
Computer Engineering 65 100% 100% Not Reported $76,460 65
Computer Science 48 100% 100% $15,000 $66,820 48
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management 76 100% 100% $22,050 $63,010 76
Criminal Justice and Corrections 93 100% 100% $22,500 $45,600 93
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology 40 100% 100% Not Reported $26,740 40
Economics 40 100% 100% Not Reported $46,090 40
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 32 100% 100% $25,840 $66,650 32
English Language and Literature, General 41 93% 93% $24,250 $28,240 41
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations 47 87% 87% Not Reported $41,030 47
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 48 96% 96% Not Reported $26,350 48
Finance and Financial Management Services 30 98% 98% $21,550 $45,410 30
Fine and Studio Arts 87 96% 96% $26,640 $32,210 87
Hospitality Administration/Management 29 86% 86% Not Reported $33,990 29
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians 52 96% 96% $20,500 $56,780 52
International Relations and National Security Studies 57 100% 100% $15,000 $38,290 57
Management Information Systems and Services 77 100% 100% Not Reported $63,010 77
Manufacturing Engineering 45 100% 100% Not Reported $63,010 45
Marketing 56 97% 97% $20,820 $43,430 56
Mechanical Engineering 64 100% 100% $26,830 $67,760 64
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 97 100% 100% $24,500 $43,430 97
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 49 96% 96% $23,250 $36,310 49
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 91 97% 97% $25,990 $42,680 91
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management 58 97% 97% $25,000 $33,140 58
Political Science and Government 91 96% 96% $15,000 $44,750 91
Psychology, General 88 99% 99% $21,500 $35,420 88
Public Health 62 97% 97% $20,000 $36,670 62
Real Estate 44 100% 100% Not Reported $51,270 44
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 51 100% 100% $26,530 $65,830 51
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 90 100% 100% Not Reported $41,890 90
Social Work 91 100% 100% $20,500 $37,980 91
Sociology 60 92% 92% Not Reported $33,990 60
Special Education and Teaching 87 100% 100% $21,750 $43,670 87
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 66 99% 99% $23,250 $37,900 66
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 69 100% 100% $25,000 $39,560 69

Salary Scores for St. Cloud State Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 68 96% 96% $27,930 $81,330 68
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 60 94% 94% $31,890 $49,210 60
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 31 100% 100% $28,330 $52,730 31
Criminal Justice and Corrections 60 100% 100% $32,320 $53,360 60
Educational Administration and Supervision 9 90% 90% Not Reported $38,290 9
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 59 92% 92% $29,000 $44,590 59
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 23 100% 100% $22,970 $48,270 23
Social Work 70 100% 100% $25,000 $48,820 70
Special Education and Teaching 74 100% 100% Not Reported $55,150 74
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 38 98% 98% $30,750 $42,680 38
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 94 100% 100% Not Reported $63,010 94

Salary Scores for St. Cloud State Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Educational Administration and Supervision 72 100% 100% Not Reported $93,970 72

Most Recent Reviews

Amanda Monson 1/5/2020

I chose St. Cloud State University for numerous reasons. The first of which was that St. Cloud State was a public college with lower tuition rates. This was important to me because I had limited financial resources and my parents werent able to help me pay for school, so I was reliant on financial aid and student loans. The second of which was that St. Cloud State has a great financial aid package and did not require multiple separate scholarship applications for the schools general population (given there... Read More

Joshua Henderson 12/30/2018

If you plan to get a serious education rather than simply a diploma, SCSU is a solid choice. Most faculty are very knowledgeable and teach you the information that you will need to know in the future. The content is challenging, but you will learn so much. There are some faculty that go above and beyond and I would highly recommend taking their courses. Some of the buildings are beginning to show their age, however they still function fine. I certainly put forth a great amount of effort, but I learned an immense... Read More