Southwest Minnesota State University Rankings by Salary Score

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Southwest Minnesota State University's Top Ranking

Southwest Minnesota State University is ranked on 1 list of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Southwest Minnesota State University

We calculated a salary score for each of Southwest Minnesota 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 Southwest Minnesota State 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 Southwest Minnesota State University Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 39 96% 96% $20,650 $46,320 39
Agricultural Business and Management 33 100% 100% Not Reported $40,740 33
Biology, General 82 100% 100% Not Reported $33,990 82
Business Administration, Management and Operations 38 99% 99% $21,090 $40,280 38
Computer Science 33 92% 92% Not Reported $59,420 33
Criminal Justice and Corrections 69 100% 100% Not Reported $38,830 69
Education, General 10 100% 100% $21,590 $25,190 10
Finance and Financial Management Services 29 95% 95% $21,500 $45,220 29
Fine and Studio Arts 74 100% 100% Not Reported $29,690 74
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 75 98% 98% $26,000 $33,460 75
History 79 100% 100% Not Reported $36,130 79
Hospitality Administration/Management 50 100% 100% Not Reported $37,570 50
Marketing 30 100% 100% $18,240 $38,940 30
Plant Sciences 93 100% 100% Not Reported $48,850 93
Psychology, General 98 100% 100% $22,300 $39,370 98
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 44 97% 97% $14,730 $63,860 44
Social Work 72 100% 100% $20,850 $34,700 72
Special Education and Teaching 59 93% 93% Not Reported $39,370 59
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 44 98% 98% $23,250 $35,250 44
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 79 100% 100% Not Reported $41,190 79

Salary Scores for Southwest Minnesota State University Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 22 97% 97% Not Reported $53,630 22
Education, General 41 99% 99% $17,290 $48,160 41
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 76 100% 100% Not Reported $55,690 76

Most Recent Review

Becky S. 3/20/2017

Southwest Minnesota State University is located in rural Minnesota. It is a shining star hidden behind miles of fields and rolling hills. This school offers many activities, clubs and groups for students to get involved with, depending on the students' particular interests and desires. It has multiple on campus living arrangements, and the town of Marshall has plenty of dining and entertainment options as well. There are multiple gym like areas of the campus. Despite being an older building, many areas are... Read More