Southwestern University Rankings by Salary Score

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Salary and Debt by Major at Southwestern University

We calculated a salary score for each of Southwestern 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 Southwestern 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 Southwestern University Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 18 92% 92% Not Reported $41,300 18
Biology, General 69 100% 100% $27,000 $31,670 69
Business/Commerce, General 77 100% 100% $26,750 $51,390 77
Communication and Media Studies 44 97% 97% $25,830 $32,570 44
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 5 100% 100% Not Reported $16,170 5
Education, General 91 100% 100% $27,000 $44,360 91
English Language and Literature, General 5 89% 89% $27,870 $20,140 5
Fine and Studio Arts 42 100% 100% Not Reported $25,190 42
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 17 94% 94% $21,500 $26,350 17
Political Science and Government 27 93% 93% $23,090 $31,130 27
Psychology, General 16 91% 91% $27,000 $25,190 16
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 73 100% 100% Not Reported $37,210 73
Sociology 9 100% 100% Not Reported $25,190 9
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 24 96% 96% $27,000 $32,930 24

Most Recent Reviews

ew567c 8/11/2019

In terms of class size, Southwestern was amazing for one-on-one time with professors. Students can really connect with professors and develop an educational network that has led many undergrads to pursue higher education. In fact, a large majority of SU students go on to work towards a Masters/PhD right after graduation. Classes at SU were largely discussion based, so you really get to know your classmates. The school also organizes a semester "symposium" that invites speakers to give extremely interesting... Read More

Anonymous 8/10/2015

Highly recommended for adult learners. The online learning options allowed me to have a full time job and be a full time student.