Seattle University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Seattle University ranks better than 71% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Seattle University ranks better than only 45% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Seattle University

We calculated a salary score for each of Seattle 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 Seattle 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 SeattleU Bachelor's Degrees

SeattleU ranks higher than 71% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 86% $21,664 $57,318 86%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 99% $26,696 $93,742 99%
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 95% Not Reported $46,087 95%
Biology, General 67% $26,000 $31,314 67%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 75% $24,384 $48,823 75%
Business/Managerial Economics 80% $24,000 $55,964 80%
Communication and Media Studies 81% Not Reported $39,009 81%
Computer Science 88% $25,000 $90,856 88%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 40% $26,000 $33,993 40%
Design and Applied Arts 83% $19,500 $42,682 83%
Economics 82% $18,837 $59,124 82%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 58% $25,000 $72,320 58%
English Language and Literature, General 97% Not Reported $40,467 97%
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 87% $26,000 $32,391 87%
Finance and Financial Management Services 50% $21,000 $50,543 50%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 62% $25,000 $31,670 62%
International Business 69% $17,166 $51,106 69%
International/Global Studies 69% $25,000 $38,289 69%
Journalism 85% Not Reported $38,289 85%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 58% $22,000 $34,298 58%
Marketing 60% $25,000 $44,170 60%
Mechanical Engineering 45% $21,096 $64,865 45%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 61% $26,000 $35,060 61%
Political Science and Government 84% $24,500 $42,235 84%
Psychology, General 77% $23,500 $33,382 77%
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 84% $24,500 $43,426 84%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 73% $23,749 $72,134 73%
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 4% $19,850 $16,663 4%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 6% $26,000 $21,964 6%
Security Science and Technology 39% $25,000 $36,134 39%
Social Work 89% $25,000 $37,568 89%
Sociology 60% $25,000 $33,993 60%

Salary Scores for SeattleU Master's Degrees

SeattleU ranks higher than 81% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 89% Not Reported $68,778 89%
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management 38% $41,000 $41,007 38%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 82% $41,000 $91,211 82%
Civil Engineering 20% Not Reported $66,461 20%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 99% $61,500 $71,255 99%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 81% Not Reported $62,012 81%
Educational Administration and Supervision 21% $41,000 $45,852 21%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 75% $36,320 $46,673 75%
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries 75% Not Reported $43,798 75%
Psychology, General 40% $62,304 $42,309 40%
Public Administration 81% $52,043 $64,121 81%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 60% $124,725 $106,421 60%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 99% $66,625 $60,358 99%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 97% $37,500 $61,245 97%
Theological and Ministerial Studies 49% $59,930 $45,500 49%

Salary Scores for SeattleU Doctoral Degrees

SeattleU ranks higher than 44% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Educational Administration and Supervision 81% Not Reported $99,517 81%
Law 42% $154,269 $62,856 42%

Seattle University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Transfer Student 12/26/2019

I transferred from a local community college to Seattle University to pursue a bachelor's degree and this school has been nothing short of phenomenal. It is a smaller university, yet it has every experience that you would deem necessary. The facilities are great and it's right in the middle of multiple converging neighborhoods, so you get a well rounded view of how the rest of Seattle looks. The faculty are AMAZING! Advisors quickly know you by name, genuinely care about you and your education, and find ways... Read More

Charlie Stone 9/28/2019

In the English and the Women and Gender Studies departments I found my people; the poets and the Chimamanda Ngozie Aditchie fans, the nerds, and the dreamers. The more I embraced community, the less I felt like a fraud. I had no idea that I would be embraced by these communities, even sought for my participation, becoming a writer and video director in the Writing Center, a new-student mentor, student representative, an author-host for the Search for Meaning Festival for the English department, getting to... Read More