Southern Utah University Rankings by Salary Score

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Southern Utah University is ranked on 2 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


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 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 SUU Associate Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 43 91% 91% $8,000 $24,420 43

Salary Scores for SUU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 10 100% 100% $10,000 $38,290 10
Agriculture, General 55 91% 91% $12,900 $36,850 55
Biology, General 41 84% 84% $13,630 $27,780 41
Business Administration, Management and Operations 34 96% 96% Not Reported $39,370 34
Communication and Media Studies 47 91% 91% $11,750 $33,080 47
Computer and Information Sciences, General 63 92% 92% Not Reported $63,010 63
Computer Science 53 100% 100% Not Reported $69,340 53
Criminal Justice and Corrections 37 93% 93% $11,500 $33,350 37
Design and Applied Arts 50 100% 100% Not Reported $35,060 50
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 31 100% 100% $16,450 $21,050 31
Economics 40 100% 100% Not Reported $46,090 40
Engineering Science 19 86% 86% Not Reported $58,220 19
Engineering Technology, General 26 100% 100% Not Reported $48,680 26
English Language and Literature, General 36 100% 100% Not Reported $27,400 36
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 16 84% 84% $10,000 $25,190 16
Finance and Financial Management Services 27 100% 100% Not Reported $44,590 27
Fine and Studio Arts 58 86% 86% Not Reported $27,300 58
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services 0 84% 84% $9,000 $14,520 0
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 4 94% 94% $11,000 $21,510 4
History 36 100% 100% $14,000 $28,440 36
Hospitality Administration/Management 66 100% 100% Not Reported $40,190 66
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11 82% 82% $12,150 $24,040 11
Marketing 79 89% 89% Not Reported $47,850 79
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 39 100% 100% $12,750 $33,990 39
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 21 100% 100% Not Reported $26,740 21
Political Science and Government 15 93% 93% Not Reported $28,060 15
Psychology, General 16 92% 92% $14,750 $25,190 16
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 9 99% 99% $8,250 $51,000 9
Sociology 30 79% 79% Not Reported $29,690 30
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 73 93% 93% $13,440 $38,830 73
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 32 99% 99% $11,500 $34,260 32

Salary Scores for SUU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 26 98% 98% $13,600 $57,170 26
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management 25 100% 100% Not Reported $36,850 25
Business Administration, Management and Operations 39 96% 96% $13,850 $64,490 39
Communication and Media Studies 79 100% 100% Not Reported $58,220 79
Education, General 88 98% 98% $13,040 $60,510 88
Public Administration 21 98% 98% $17,000 $45,030 21

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