Southern University and A & M College Rankings Based on Salary

  • Southern University and A & M College ranks better than only 25% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Southern University and A & M College ranks better than only 5% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Southern University and A&M College

We calculated a salary score for each of Southern University and A&M College'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 University and A&M College 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 SU Bachelor's Degrees

SU ranks higher than 25% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 3% $30,372 $33,993 3%
Biology, General 29% $27,884 $25,967 29%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 22% $31,000 $35,988 22%
Civil Engineering 1% Not Reported $48,823 1%
Communication and Media Studies 25% $28,893 $29,250 25%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 85% $31,250 $32,391 85%
Computer Science 10% $40,939 $42,682 10%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 15% $29,000 $28,598 15%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 3% $29,872 $54,713 3%
English Language and Literature, General 66% Not Reported $31,839 66%
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 55% $35,544 $30,554 55%
Marketing 20% $28,500 $36,668 20%
Mechanical Engineering 74% $26,250 $69,338 74%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 30% $34,071 $31,853 30%
Psychology, General 20% $34,030 $25,967 20%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 34% $31,583 $61,020 34%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 27% $37,186 $27,497 27%
Social Work 2% $34,750 $23,262 2%
Sociology 9% $35,000 $25,194 9%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 89% Not Reported $41,789 89%

Salary Scores for SU Master's Degrees

SU ranks higher than 25% 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 12% $51,250 $44,942 12%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 48% $50,200 $55,547 48%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 18% $45,000 $36,668 18%
Educational Administration and Supervision 25% $41,000 $47,520 25%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 49% $64,613 $42,682 49%
Public Administration 30% $67,998 $48,432 30%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 33% $51,250 $90,264 33%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 6% Not Reported $38,829 6%

Salary Scores for SU Doctoral Degrees

SU ranks higher than 22% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Law 22% $101,655 $44,959 22%

Southern University and A & M College Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Ashley Harrison 8/12/2019

At Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, I received a bachelors degree in Biological Sciences. I thoroughly enjoyed the overall experience that the institution provided for me. Everything from student activities (football games, college band, social activities) to classes and educational opportunities have been important in shaping my future. I had the opportunity to participate in the college band for all 4 years of my undergraduate matriculation, and it afforded me the opportunity... Read More

Jaymeon Thomas 6/23/2017

Overall, Southern University and A&M College is a great institution. I received a great education, met great people, and became family with people in my department. Southern has a family vibe once you get comfortable. Everybody knows everybody and they are willing to help you with anything if you ask. I love my alma mater and wouldn't change that for anything.