Saint Cloud State University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Saint Cloud State University ranks better than 67% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Saint Cloud State University ranks better than 55% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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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 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 St. Cloud State Associate Degrees

St. Cloud State ranks higher than 48% of colleges for associate degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 48% $12,000 $25,194 48%

Salary Scores for St. Cloud State Bachelor's Degrees

St. Cloud State ranks higher than 67% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 70% $22,956 $52,877 70%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 27% $25,980 $39,729 27%
Biology, General 98% $19,833 $39,729 98%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 50% $22,500 $42,973 50%
Business/Managerial Economics 26% Not Reported $41,565 26%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 62% $24,500 $35,142 62%
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 76% $20,127 $63,005 76%
Communication and Media Studies 67% $25,000 $36,407 67%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 65% $16,769 $28,212 65%
Computer Engineering 65% Not Reported $76,460 65%
Computer Science 48% $15,000 $66,821 48%
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management 76% $22,050 $63,005 76%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 93% $22,500 $45,598 93%
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology 40% Not Reported $26,739 40%
Economics 40% Not Reported $46,087 40%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 32% $25,844 $66,653 32%
English Language and Literature, General 41% $24,250 $28,236 41%
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations 47% Not Reported $41,025 47%
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 48% Not Reported $26,353 48%
Finance and Financial Management Services 30% $21,546 $45,408 30%
Fine and Studio Arts 87% $26,636 $32,213 87%
Hospitality Administration/Management 29% Not Reported $33,993 29%
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians 52% $20,500 $56,776 52%
International Relations and National Security Studies 57% $15,000 $38,289 57%
Management Information Systems and Services 77% Not Reported $63,005 77%
Manufacturing Engineering 45% Not Reported $63,005 45%
Marketing 56% $20,821 $43,426 56%
Mechanical Engineering 64% $26,833 $67,758 64%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 97% $24,500 $43,426 97%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 49% $23,250 $36,308 49%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 91% $25,990 $42,682 91%
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management 58% $25,000 $33,138 58%
Political Science and Government 91% $15,000 $44,747 91%
Psychology, General 88% $21,500 $35,416 88%
Public Health 62% $20,000 $36,668 62%
Real Estate 44% Not Reported $51,273 44%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 51% $26,529 $65,833 51%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 90% Not Reported $41,894 90%
Social Work 91% $20,500 $37,980 91%
Sociology 60% Not Reported $33,993 60%
Special Education and Teaching 87% $21,750 $43,674 87%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 66% $23,250 $37,896 66%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 69% $25,000 $39,559 69%

Salary Scores for St. Cloud State Master's Degrees

St. Cloud State ranks higher than 55% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 68% $27,934 $81,333 68%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 60% $31,885 $49,214 60%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 31% $28,334 $52,733 31%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 60% $32,321 $53,358 60%
Educational Administration and Supervision 9% Not Reported $38,289 9%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 59% $29,000 $44,590 59%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 23% $22,965 $48,265 23%
Social Work 70% $25,000 $48,823 70%
Special Education and Teaching 74% Not Reported $55,151 74%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 38% $30,750 $42,682 38%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 94% Not Reported $63,005 94%

Salary Scores for St. Cloud State Doctoral Degrees

St. Cloud State ranks higher than 72% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Educational Administration and Supervision 72% Not Reported $93,969 72%

Saint Cloud State University Reviews

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