SUNY at Albany Rankings Based on Salary

  • SUNY at Albany ranks better than only 49% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • SUNY at Albany ranks better than 72% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at SUNY at Albany

We calculated a salary score for each of SUNY at Albany'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 at Albany 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 UAlbany Bachelor's Degrees

UAlbany ranks higher than 49% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 62% $20,880 $51,106 62%
Anthropology 73% $21,500 $29,685 73%
Applied Mathematics 53% $23,000 $57,318 53%
Area Studies 18% $21,500 $26,353 18%
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology 79% Not Reported $38,289 79%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 24% $20,000 $27,196 24%
Biology, General 43% $20,500 $28,013 43%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 57% $19,916 $44,407 57%
Chemistry 57% $23,500 $39,585 57%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 30% $19,500 $49,358 30%
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management 79% $20,303 $63,997 79%
Criminology 79% $18,500 $38,893 79%
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 31% $25,797 $25,967 31%
Economics 20% $19,500 $39,239 20%
English Language and Literature, General 35% $19,750 $27,291 35%
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 50% $22,500 $29,685 50%
Fine and Studio Arts 87% $21,500 $32,213 87%
History 50% $19,647 $30,771 50%
Information Science/Studies 26% Not Reported $45,696 26%
International/Global Studies 49% $19,500 $32,925 49%
Journalism 57% $19,000 $33,565 57%
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 78% $23,700 $33,993 78%
Materials Engineering 50% $26,000 $64,990 50%
Mathematics 19% $22,024 $35,988 19%
Mathematics and Statistics, Other 19% $20,000 $40,368 19%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 51% $17,928 $33,281 51%
Philosophy 16% Not Reported $21,964 16%
Physics 78% $23,000 $52,107 78%
Political Science and Government 59% $19,860 $36,848 59%
Psychology, General 60% $19,873 $31,094 60%
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other 30% $18,750 $36,220 30%
Public Health 26% $20,381 $30,771 26%
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 70% $20,500 $33,281 70%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 33% Not Reported $29,685 33%
Social Work 33% $15,000 $30,228 33%
Sociology 59% $20,500 $33,779 59%
Urban Studies/Affairs 13% $23,000 $29,685 13%

Salary Scores for UAlbany Master's Degrees

UAlbany ranks higher than 51% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 51% $20,500 $61,253 51%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 51% $31,874 $71,575 51%
Criminology 56% $20,500 $44,821 56%
Curriculum and Instruction 65% $20,500 $52,316 65%
Educational Administration and Supervision 26% Not Reported $48,041 26%
Fine and Studio Arts 36% $27,393 $28,212 36%
History 47% Not Reported $38,289 47%
Information Science/Studies 3% $32,719 $41,007 3%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 49% $39,604 $42,682 49%
Public Administration 63% $28,266 $57,995 63%
Public Health 49% $30,750 $54,053 49%
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 76% Not Reported $44,170 76%
Social Work 65% $36,000 $47,992 65%
Special Education and Teaching 39% $41,000 $48,041 39%
Taxation 32% $20,500 $70,176 32%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 36% $20,500 $46,527 36%
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language 47% Not Reported $47,260 47%

Salary Scores for UAlbany Doctoral Degrees

UAlbany ranks higher than 55% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 46% $54,529 $64,196 46%
Materials Engineering 76% Not Reported $117,572 76%

SUNY at Albany Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Every Student 9/5/2020

I am writing this for my entire cohort who has been ignored and left behind in the MSSE - Master of Science in Secondary Education - program. We are supposed to be prepared to teach adolescents in our major content area but our professors don't have teaching licenses in our content areas. The faculty have been vocal about not wanting to be involved in our program and so we have no idea what we're doing. And we have no one to ask questions because when we do, we're yelled at and talked down to. We never completed... Read More

Peter P 4/3/2020

I cannot recommend the Master's in Mental Health Counseling program. Some of the professors, and many of the doctoral TAs, are still working out their own personal problems, including ego issues, childhood issues, or racial/ethnic issues. This created a stressful environment for the students. I did not feel supported by anyone, not even my own advisor. Instead, you will be under a microscope, as the professorial staff evaluates you by some unknown criteria for you fitness for counseling. Sadly, the two weakest... Read More