Southeastern Louisiana University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Southeastern Louisiana University ranks better than only 30% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Southeastern Louisiana University ranks better than 61% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Southeastern Louisiana University

We calculated a salary score for each of Southeastern Louisiana 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 Southeastern Louisiana 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 SLU Bachelor's Degrees

SLU ranks higher than 30% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 13% $22,978 $39,452 13%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 24% $26,858 $37,748 24%
Biology, General 45% $20,880 $28,381 45%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 15% $19,246 $33,834 15%
Communication and Media Studies 16% $21,798 $27,222 16%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 78% $20,868 $30,771 78%
Computer Science 19% $22,292 $50,856 19%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 39% $25,000 $33,726 39%
Engineering Technology, General 27% $21,250 $49,136 27%
English Language and Literature, General 20% $20,730 $24,679 20%
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 35% $24,107 $28,164 35%
Finance and Financial Management Services 10% $23,703 $37,748 10%
Fine and Studio Arts 50% $24,960 $26,248 50%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 19% $22,844 $26,063 19%
History 14% $25,785 $23,538 14%
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians 47% $22,500 $55,422 47%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 28% $21,643 $28,631 28%
Marketing 5% $22,650 $31,133 5%
Mathematics 10% Not Reported $31,839 10%
Music 86% Not Reported $35,060 86%
Political Science and Government 22% $20,616 $30,047 22%
Psychology, General 24% $22,079 $26,643 24%
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians 5% $22,558 $48,823 5%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 36% $18,500 $61,697 36%
Social Work 11% $23,554 $26,739 11%
Sociology 14% Not Reported $26,585 14%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 80% $22,599 $39,982 80%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 72% $23,045 $40,017 72%

Salary Scores for SLU Master's Degrees

SLU ranks higher than 22% 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 18% $21,054 $50,856 18%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 18% $30,226 $49,827 18%
Educational Administration and Supervision 32% $30,848 $50,060 32%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 28% $31,500 $87,309 28%
Sociology 24% Not Reported $30,771 24%
Special Education and Teaching 12% Not Reported $41,193 12%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 16% $27,339 $37,980 16%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 21% Not Reported $42,682 21%

Southeastern Louisiana University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Emily LaPrime 11/8/2019

Southeastern Louisiana University is a highly underrated haven for academia. Being a smaller university, there is more opportunity to be recognized as an individual and not just a number. The faculty and staff all genuinely care about the students who attend, and they want to help students succeed in any way possible.

Tyron 9/26/2019

When I lived in Louisiana, Southeastern Louisiana University (or Selu) was the college that fit me best. Southeastern is in a town between New Orleans, and the state capital, Baton Rouge. Although Southeastern was considered a commuter school, I met some of my best friends there. The students and locals I interacted with on and off campus were polite and embodied the spirit of southern charm. As a psychology major, I was able to build rapport with my professors. If you are looking for a university with great... Read More