Southwest Minnesota State University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Southwest Minnesota State University ranks better than 53% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Southwest Minnesota State University ranks better than 65% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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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 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 Bachelor's Degrees

Southwest Minnesota State University ranks higher than 53% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 39% $20,649 $46,321 39%
Agricultural Business and Management 33% Not Reported $40,737 33%
Biology, General 82% Not Reported $33,993 82%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 38% $21,090 $40,283 38%
Computer Science 33% Not Reported $59,417 33%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 69% Not Reported $38,829 69%
Education, General 10% $21,594 $25,194 10%
Finance and Financial Management Services 29% $21,500 $45,221 29%
Fine and Studio Arts 74% Not Reported $29,685 74%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 75% $26,000 $33,459 75%
History 79% Not Reported $36,134 79%
Hospitality Administration/Management 50% Not Reported $37,568 50%
Marketing 30% $18,237 $38,937 30%
Plant Sciences 93% Not Reported $48,849 93%
Psychology, General 98% $22,300 $39,369 98%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 44% $14,732 $63,855 44%
Social Work 72% $20,850 $34,704 72%
Special Education and Teaching 59% Not Reported $39,369 59%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 44% $23,250 $35,249 44%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 79% Not Reported $41,193 79%

Salary Scores for Southwest Minnesota State University Master's Degrees

Southwest Minnesota State University ranks higher than 40% 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 22% Not Reported $53,629 22%
Education, General 41% $17,290 $48,162 41%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 76% Not Reported $55,693 76%

Southwest Minnesota State University Reviews

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