Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville Rankings Based on Salary

  • Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville ranks better than only 38% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville ranks better than 58% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville's Top Rankings

Salary and Debt by Major at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

We calculated a salary score for each of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville'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 Illinois University Edwardsville 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 SIUE Bachelor's Degrees

SIUE ranks higher than 38% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 51% $19,550 $48,725 51%
Anthropology 56% $25,000 $27,476 56%
Biology, General 51% $20,912 $29,183 51%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 36% $21,324 $39,752 36%
Business/Managerial Economics 47% $22,500 $47,260 47%
Chemistry 87% $24,100 $46,478 87%
Civil Engineering 25% $25,000 $57,657 25%
Communication and Media Studies 39% $21,500 $31,886 39%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 47% $21,500 $56,415 47%
Computer Engineering 37% $22,017 $67,324 37%
Computer Science 46% $24,300 $65,610 46%
Construction Engineering Technologies 53% $22,750 $64,741 53%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 42% $23,850 $34,298 42%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 95% $26,000 $30,409 95%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 45% $19,350 $69,596 45%
English Language and Literature, General 37% $25,000 $27,564 37%
Fine and Studio Arts 56% $26,000 $27,048 56%
Geography and Cartography 45% $20,000 $35,594 45%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 49% $21,500 $30,080 49%
History 28% $24,750 $26,933 28%
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 75% $23,250 $33,459 75%
Mathematics 23% $25,000 $37,568 23%
Mechanical Engineering 18% $21,250 $60,226 18%
Music 19% $18,500 $21,508 19%
Political Science and Government 51% $25,000 $35,594 51%
Psychology, General 49% $23,250 $29,775 49%
Public Health 26% $31,000 $30,771 26%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 23% $20,240 $57,612 23%
Social Work 31% $21,297 $29,995 31%
Sociology 35% $26,000 $30,499 35%
Special Education and Teaching 54% $25,000 $38,721 54%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 29% $22,500 $33,281 29%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 3% $29,750 $26,739 3%

Salary Scores for SIUE Master's Degrees

SIUE ranks higher than 34% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 43% $18,680 $60,140 43%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 49% $19,485 $70,176 49%
Communication and Media Studies 20% Not Reported $38,289 20%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 2% $27,000 $42,930 2%
Educational Administration and Supervision 15% $27,960 $42,682 15%
English Language and Literature, General 11% Not Reported $28,598 11%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 45% $18,680 $41,464 45%
Marketing 48% Not Reported $64,493 48%
Psychology, General 45% $28,205 $43,426 45%
Public Administration 9% $28,219 $39,369 9%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 78% $44,685 $118,465 78%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 6% Not Reported $39,009 6%
Social Work 27% $18,680 $42,309 27%
Special Education and Teaching 20% Not Reported $43,575 20%

Salary Scores for SIUE Doctoral Degrees

SIUE ranks higher than 75% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Dentistry 81% $230,369 $124,718 81%
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 72% $127,827 $118,427 72%

Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Elina 8/19/2019

SIUe has an excellent business school if that's what you like. Honestly, I think SIUe is very proud of their business programs. I never had any issues with any of the professors, and I found them helpful when I needed help. The business school has a separate three-story building located on campus. Classes are in many sizes. For basic courses like the intro to marketing or macro and microeconomics, you will find yourself in a lecture hall with many many students. Later your junior and senior year you can count... Read More

Brianna Bowles 4/23/2019

This program was so amazing. The professors really care about their students and offer the utmost assistance on anything and everything. Their goal is to make sure you succeed so as long as you put in the effort it will all pay off. I'm so happy I chose this school because it really helped me mature and make the most responsible decisions for my future.