Southern Connecticut State University Rankings by Salary Score

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Southern Connecticut State University is ranked on 5 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Southern Connecticut State University

We calculated a salary score for each of Southern Connecticut 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 Southern Connecticut State University 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 SCSU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Biology, General 63 96% 96% $23,550 $30,770 63
Business Administration, Management and Operations 52 98% 98% $23,000 $43,240 52
Communication and Media Studies 47 100% 100% $25,000 $33,140 47
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 78 86% 86% $20,500 $30,770 78
Computer and Information Sciences, General 39 94% 94% $26,500 $53,360 39
Education, General 31 95% 95% $23,250 $30,770 31
English Language and Literature, General 44 93% 93% $26,000 $28,600 44
Fine and Studio Arts 82 95% 95% $23,950 $31,130 82
Geography and Cartography 8 100% 100% Not Reported $27,050 8
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 93 100% 100% $20,500 $37,210 93
Journalism 25 96% 96% $27,000 $28,960 25
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 49 95% 95% $22,750 $32,630 49
Mathematics 30 100% 100% Not Reported $39,930 30
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management 62 100% 100% $23,000 $33,570 62
Political Science and Government 50 96% 96% $25,000 $35,420 50
Psychology, General 45 97% 97% $21,950 $29,300 45
Public Health 33 99% 99% $24,500 $32,090 33
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 67 99% 99% $20,500 $70,360 67
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 78 100% 100% $22,880 $38,290 78
Social Sciences, General 49 93% 93% $26,750 $34,420 49
Social Work 42 100% 100% $26,600 $31,310 42
Sociology 60 94% 94% $22,500 $33,990 60
Special Education and Teaching 91 97% 97% $22,450 $44,540 91
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 8 96% 96% $26,000 $29,320 8

Salary Scores for SCSU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education 61 100% 100% Not Reported $58,220 61
Business Administration, Management and Operations 38 96% 96% $34,570 $64,000 38
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 25 95% 95% Not Reported $51,390 25
Education, General 24 100% 100% Not Reported $44,170 24
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 21 100% 100% Not Reported $29,690 21
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 78 94% 94% $43,770 $48,630 78
Public Health 66 100% 100% $30,000 $59,760 66
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 54 100% 100% Not Reported $102,710 54
Social Work 78 99% 99% $30,750 $50,160 78
Special Education and Teaching 59 98% 98% $26,070 $51,880 59
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 84 100% 100% $41,000 $51,550 84
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 62 100% 100% $19,380 $52,360 62

Most Recent Reviews

Holly Bousquet 6/13/2019

Southern Connecticut State University is affordable and provides students with a well-rounded and functional education in their area of study. As a psychology major I had many professors who were committed to helping students arrive at their final academic or career goal by walking them through each step of the process to get there. My biggest piece of advice to new students would be even if you do not like the school or the campus after the first semester, continue into the spring semester and then reevaluate... Read More

Morgan Lovely 2/28/2019

-Supportive teaching staff -Great variety of field-related club activities on-campus -Local activities are plenty for on-campus students The staff at SCSU is really accommodating to the working full-time undergraduate student and looks out for the interest of its students. The schools also provided a lot of career fairs though I would have appreciated more connections to career pathways within my field of study at these provided events. The campus is also always renovating and making newer facilities available... Read More