State University of New York at New Paltz Rankings Based on Salary

  • State University of New York at New Paltz ranks better than only 38% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • State University of New York at New Paltz ranks better than 83% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at SUNY New Paltz

We calculated a salary score for each of SUNY New Paltz'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 SUNY New Paltz 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

State University of New York at New Paltz ranks higher than 38% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 35% $14,500 $45,500 35%
Area Studies 35% Not Reported $30,771 35%
Biology, General 19% $18,183 $24,267 19%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 30% $19,546 $38,289 30%
Business/Commerce, General 40% Not Reported $41,789 40%
Communication and Media Studies 47% $18,719 $33,138 47%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 66% $23,282 $28,381 66%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 33% $16,750 $50,439 33%
Computer Engineering 65% Not Reported $76,460 65%
Design and Applied Arts 60% Not Reported $37,208 60%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 39% $17,406 $21,964 39%
Economics 34% Not Reported $44,170 34%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 24% $26,000 $64,493 24%
English Language and Literature, General 48% $18,000 $29,173 48%
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 9% $21,500 $22,920 9%
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 93% Not Reported $33,993 93%
Finance and Financial Management Services 26% $15,000 $44,356 26%
Fine and Studio Arts 28% $24,827 $23,138 28%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 8% Not Reported $28,055 8%
History 25% $19,500 $26,353 25%
International Business 16% Not Reported $37,208 16%
International Relations and National Security Studies 21% Not Reported $30,228 21%
Journalism 35% Not Reported $30,409 35%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 31% Not Reported $29,141 31%
Marketing 83% $17,812 $48,823 83%
Mathematics 42% Not Reported $43,798 42%
Music 6% Not Reported $16,786 6%
Psychology, General 54% $17,750 $30,409 54%
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 41% $19,250 $29,805 41%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 37% $16,500 $30,554 37%
Sociology 35% $16,800 $30,475 35%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 5% $21,500 $28,164 5%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 61% $18,750 $38,289 61%
Visual and Performing Arts, General 64% $15,000 $28,381 64%

Salary Scores for State University of New York at New Paltz Master's Degrees

State University of New York at New Paltz ranks higher than 53% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 18% Not Reported $55,512 18%
Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education 26% Not Reported $52,107 26%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 26% Not Reported $56,776 26%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 82% Not Reported $62,012 82%
Education, Other 59% Not Reported $63,005 59%
English Language and Literature, General 6% Not Reported $25,194 6%
Fine and Studio Arts 12% Not Reported $20,836 12%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 46% Not Reported $42,123 46%
Special Education and Teaching 82% $18,000 $57,318 82%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 66% $23,000 $53,219 66%
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language 82% Not Reported $60,185 82%

State University of New York at New Paltz Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Ashley 6/30/2019

The State University of New York at New Paltz is an excellent choice if you're looking for a degree in Early & Childhood Education. The professors are absolutely amazing and they are there to help you along your journey to becoming a certified teacher. The coursework is rigorous, but definitely will prepare you for becoming a certified teacher. There are a lot of extras that go along to becoming a certified teacher such as all the exams and other certifications that are required by New York State. Take a look... Read More

Astrid Delgado 6/21/2019

Going to SUNY New Paltz to pursue my undergraduate degree was one of the best decisions I've made. The professors and academic staff at the business school are extremely helpful and supportive in helping you with anything from, financial aid, study programs and encouraging extracurricular activities. One of the greatest take-aways from my experience at SUNY New Paltz was the Business Study Abroad program in Spain. It was the perfect balance of academic enhancement and personal enjoyment. Being that the business... Read More