Southern Connecticut State University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Southern Connecticut State University ranks better than 50% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Southern Connecticut State University ranks better than only 49% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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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 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 SCSU Bachelor's Degrees

SCSU ranks higher than 50% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Biology, General 63% $23,550 $30,771 63%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 52% $23,000 $43,240 52%
Communication and Media Studies 47% $25,000 $33,138 47%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 78% $20,500 $30,771 78%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 39% $26,500 $53,358 39%
Education, General 31% $23,250 $30,771 31%
English Language and Literature, General 44% $26,000 $28,598 44%
Fine and Studio Arts 82% $23,950 $31,133 82%
Geography and Cartography 8% Not Reported $27,048 8%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 93% $20,500 $37,208 93%
Journalism 25% $27,000 $28,960 25%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 49% $22,750 $32,628 49%
Mathematics 30% Not Reported $39,927 30%
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management 62% $23,000 $33,565 62%
Political Science and Government 50% $25,000 $35,416 50%
Psychology, General 45% $21,950 $29,301 45%
Public Health 33% $24,496 $32,094 33%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 67% $20,500 $70,359 67%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 78% $22,878 $38,289 78%
Social Sciences, General 49% $26,750 $34,420 49%
Social Work 42% $26,600 $31,314 42%
Sociology 60% $22,500 $33,993 60%
Special Education and Teaching 91% $22,450 $44,542 91%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 8% $26,000 $29,322 8%

Salary Scores for SCSU Master's Degrees

SCSU ranks higher than 61% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education 61% Not Reported $58,221 61%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 38% $34,572 $63,997 38%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 25% Not Reported $51,392 25%
Education, General 24% Not Reported $44,170 24%
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 21% Not Reported $29,685 21%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 78% $43,767 $48,628 78%
Public Health 66% $30,000 $59,762 66%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 54% Not Reported $102,706 54%
Social Work 78% $30,750 $50,161 78%
Special Education and Teaching 59% $26,065 $51,880 59%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 84% $41,000 $51,551 84%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 62% $19,384 $52,357 62%

Southern Connecticut State University Reviews

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