SUNY Empire State College Rankings by Salary Score

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SUNY Empire State College's Top Rankings

SUNY Empire State College is ranked on 3 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at SUNY Empire State College

We calculated a salary score for each of SUNY Empire State College'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 Empire State College 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 ESC Associate Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business/Commerce, General 99 94% 94% $23,750 $45,030 99
Community Organization and Advocacy 100 86% 86% $20,000 $41,940 100
Human Resources Management and Services 100 100% 100% Not Reported $81,330 100
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 100 87% 87% $16,830 $41,940 100

Salary Scores for ESC Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Biological and Physical Sciences 99 94% 94% $25,000 $52,730 99
Business/Commerce, General 66 94% 94% $25,000 $48,390 66
Community Organization and Advocacy 58 95% 95% $25,250 $37,410 58
Education, General 37 92% 92% $23,250 $32,090 37
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other 91 83% 83% $20,890 $39,910 91
History 95 86% 86% $18,750 $41,570 95
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 75 91% 91% $19,320 $37,670 75
Psychology, General 72 90% 90% $25,250 $32,740 72
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other 84 96% 96% $23,250 $52,110 84
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 98 99% 99% $19,980 $87,310 98
Social Sciences, General 40 89% 89% Not Reported $32,930 40
Visual and Performing Arts, General 64 84% 84% $18,750 $28,380 64

Salary Scores for ESC Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 53 96% 96% $51,940 $72,330 53
Curriculum and Instruction 64 97% 97% $33,360 $52,110 64
Education, Other 46 96% 96% $27,500 $53,540 46
Social Sciences, Other 19 93% 93% Not Reported $38,290 19
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 52 100% 100% $37,630 $47,260 52

Most Recent Reviews

Christina Basso 3/24/2022

If you are looking for an university that is not student-centered, has no care of providing adequate resources with a student with disabilities, this is the university for you! The Student Affairs division is second to none. There is no meeting with the provost or dean of students within you major. You get stuck at the level of Director of Student Life. I will not name the individual, but she is hostile, passive aggressive, and screaming matches over MS Teams and phone have to occur in order to meet a middle... Read More

Javier Martinez 11/16/2021

I was in my mid-30's and wanted to make a career change, but needed to finish my bachelor's degree to do so. I did extensive research into online degree programs because I was going to have to work full time while taking classes and didn't have a schedule that allowed me to attend evening classes at a brick-and-mortar school. I was pleasantly surprised to find out that the SUNY system not only offered online degrees, but also offered a degree specifically in my field of interest, not just in "General Studies"... Read More