Salem College Rankings by Salary Score

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Salary and Debt by Major at Salem College

We calculated a salary score for each of Salem College'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 Salem College 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 Salem Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Biology, General 88 94% 94% $24,990 $35,420 88
Business Administration, Management and Operations 41 100% 100% $27,000 $41,010 41
Communication and Media Studies 91 94% 94% Not Reported $41,940 91
Design and Applied Arts 6 100% 100% Not Reported $22,580 6
Education, General 26 96% 96% $27,580 $29,690 26
Political Science and Government 63 100% 100% Not Reported $37,570 63
Sociology 9 86% 86% Not Reported $25,190 9

Salary Scores for Salem Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 60 100% 100% $42,660 $46,480 60

Most Recent Reviews

Erika Tixtha 3/28/2019

I went to Salem College during a time of some turmoil, as there were many protests regarding administrative policies, housing conditions, etc. While I do not believe the administration handled it especially well, the movement itself was a testament to the tight-knit community within the student body, which was especially notable in such a small school. The community there was highly diverse, and the representation (race, sexuality etc.) was especially evident in the classroom and made for much more interesting... Read More

Erika Tixtha 3/28/2019

I went to Salem College during a time of some turmoil, as there were many protests regarding administrative policies, housing conditions, etc. While I do not believe the administration handled it especially well, the movement itself was a testament to the tight-knit community within the student body, which was especially notable in such a small school. The community there was highly diverse, and the representation (race, sexuality etc.) was especially evident in the classroom and made for much more interesting... Read More