Southwestern University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Southwestern University ranks better than only 39% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Southwestern University ranks better than only 28% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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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 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

Southwestern University ranks higher than 39% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 18% Not Reported $41,295 18%
Biology, General 69% $27,000 $31,670 69%
Business/Commerce, General 77% $26,750 $51,392 77%
Communication and Media Studies 44% $25,827 $32,569 44%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 5% Not Reported $16,169 5%
Education, General 91% $27,000 $44,356 91%
English Language and Literature, General 5% $27,866 $20,140 5%
Fine and Studio Arts 42% Not Reported $25,194 42%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 17% $21,500 $26,353 17%
Political Science and Government 27% $23,092 $31,133 27%
Psychology, General 16% $27,000 $25,194 16%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 73% Not Reported $37,208 73%
Sociology 9% Not Reported $25,194 9%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 24% $27,000 $32,925 24%

Southwestern University Reviews

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.