Southern Utah University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Southern Utah University ranks better than only 28% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Southern Utah University ranks better than 99% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Southern Utah University

We calculated a salary score for each of Southern Utah 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 Utah 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 SUU Associate Degrees

SUU ranks higher than 43% of colleges for associate degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 43% $8,000 $24,421 43%

Salary Scores for SUU Bachelor's Degrees

SUU ranks higher than 28% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 10% $10,000 $38,289 10%
Agriculture, General 55% $12,900 $36,848 55%
Biology, General 41% $13,625 $27,784 41%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 34% Not Reported $39,369 34%
Communication and Media Studies 47% $11,750 $33,077 47%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 63% Not Reported $63,005 63%
Computer Science 53% Not Reported $69,338 53%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 37% $11,500 $33,352 37%
Design and Applied Arts 50% Not Reported $35,060 50%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 31% $16,450 $21,052 31%
Economics 40% Not Reported $46,087 40%
Engineering Science 19% Not Reported $58,221 19%
Engineering Technology, General 26% Not Reported $48,682 26%
English Language and Literature, General 36% Not Reported $27,397 36%
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 16% $10,000 $25,194 16%
Finance and Financial Management Services 27% Not Reported $44,590 27%
Fine and Studio Arts 58% Not Reported $27,295 58%
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services 0% $9,000 $14,524 0%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 4% $11,000 $21,508 4%
History 36% $14,000 $28,443 36%
Hospitality Administration/Management 66% Not Reported $40,188 66%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11% $12,150 $24,035 11%
Marketing 79% Not Reported $47,846 79%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 39% $12,750 $33,993 39%
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 21% Not Reported $26,739 21%
Political Science and Government 15% Not Reported $28,055 15%
Psychology, General 16% $14,750 $25,194 16%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 9% $8,250 $50,995 9%
Sociology 30% Not Reported $29,685 30%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 73% $13,442 $38,829 73%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 32% $11,500 $34,259 32%

Salary Scores for SUU Master's Degrees

SUU ranks higher than 60% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 26% $13,600 $57,168 26%
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management 25% Not Reported $36,852 25%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 39% $13,850 $64,493 39%
Communication and Media Studies 79% Not Reported $58,221 79%
Education, General 88% $13,038 $60,507 88%
Public Administration 21% $17,000 $45,026 21%

Southern Utah University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

SUU is awful. 7/17/2020

This school does not even understand the people they are servicing with their online education. I have no idea how the in person classes are, but the online teachers are completely detached from their students. You have teachers that do no understand if you're taking online classes that you are likely from a rural area, far away from the school. Yet they have zero understanding for the fact that when you're not in a big city, you don't have reliable internet. Almost failed 2 separate classes because a particular... Read More

Shannon Hall 11/3/2019

The number one hesitation I hear from students considering (or maybe not even daring to consider) Southern Utah University is, "What is there to do in Cedar City?" This question always baffles me because even though Cedar City is a small town, and SUU is a small school compared to many Utah has to offer, I was never bored while going to school there. If you love the outdoors, southern Utah is teeming with adventures from hiking to rock climbing to caving, but even if you don't, SUU does so many activities... Read More