Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Rankings Based on Salary

  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania ranks better than only 45% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania ranks better than only 36% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Slippery Rock University

We calculated a salary score for each of Slippery Rock 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 Slippery Rock 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 SRU Bachelor's Degrees

SRU ranks higher than 45% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 25% $23,250 $43,178 25%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 18% $27,000 $33,993 18%
Biology, General 95% $27,000 $37,671 95%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 26% $23,250 $37,208 26%
Communication and Media Studies 39% $25,655 $31,842 39%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 40% $25,000 $53,671 40%
Criminology 27% $24,250 $32,094 27%
Dance 54% $27,000 $24,035 54%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 80% Not Reported $26,933 80%
English Language and Literature, General 78% $24,500 $33,993 78%
Finance and Financial Management Services 4% $25,000 $33,459 4%
Fine and Studio Arts 36% $28,833 $24,421 36%
Geography and Cartography 36% $26,000 $33,993 36%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 75% $26,000 $41,565 75%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 68% $26,328 $32,391 68%
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 34% $26,862 $30,554 34%
History 75% $25,500 $35,416 75%
Information Science/Studies 35% $24,000 $48,432 35%
Marketing 22% $25,500 $37,208 22%
Mathematics 27% $25,000 $39,009 27%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 36% Not Reported $31,848 36%
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General 57% $27,000 $32,711 57%
Music 86% $23,500 $35,060 86%
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management 56% $23,500 $32,925 56%
Philosophy 63% Not Reported $32,925 63%
Political Science and Government 66% $27,000 $38,289 66%
Psychology, General 32% $24,465 $27,710 32%
Public Health 49% $25,000 $34,704 49%
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians 61% $25,000 $62,905 61%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 55% $17,152 $67,068 55%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 57% $27,000 $33,216 57%
Social Work 40% $24,188 $31,090 40%
Special Education and Teaching 26% $27,000 $35,249 26%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 18% $26,000 $31,547 18%

Salary Scores for SRU Master's Degrees

SRU ranks higher than 30% 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 23% $20,500 $54,869 23%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 27% $61,500 $41,246 27%
English Language and Literature, General 40% Not Reported $37,208 40%
History 52% $31,886 $39,555 52%
Mathematics 21% Not Reported $45,500 21%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 42% Not Reported $48,138 42%
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management 88% $30,500 $50,231 88%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 4% $16,250 $36,560 4%
Special Education and Teaching 25% $25,895 $44,797 25%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 11% $26,330 $36,221 11%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 33% $20,500 $45,891 33%

Salary Scores for SRU Doctoral Degrees

SRU ranks higher than 31% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 31% $82,000 $67,748 31%

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Erin Bukvic 7/5/2019

Slippery Rock University is one of the best experiences of my life. It all started when I first walked on the campus. I know it sounds cliche, but the moment I walked on campus I told my parents, this is where I would be going to college. I just had this feeling within myself. My time at Slippery Rock was amazing! The campus is beautiful no matter what season (which may happen all in one day). All of my professors were extremely knowledgable in their field. I never felt like I was just a number, class sizes... Read More

Colleen Dougherty 7/1/2019

Slippery Rock University is based in a small college town surrounded by a rural area. Most buildings where classes are held are a good five minute walk from the dorms. The farthest is 15 minutes from the dorms, essentially everything is congregated in the same space. It is a very safe campus, but can get boring now and again if you do not have a car. But, Slippery Rock does provide some on-campus activities during the week and weekends to try and get students out of their rooms. It is an involvement-heavy... Read More