The University of Tennessee - Chattanooga Rankings Based on Salary

  • The University of Tennessee - Chattanooga ranks better than only 33% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • The University of Tennessee - Chattanooga ranks better than 69% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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The University of Tennessee - Chattanooga's Top Rankings

Salary and Debt by Major at University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

We calculated a salary score for each of University of Tennessee at Chattanooga'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 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 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 UTC Bachelor's Degrees

UTC ranks higher than 33% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Applied Mathematics 19% Not Reported $41,565 19%
Biology, General 32% $21,975 $26,558 32%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 45% $20,500 $41,884 45%
Chemical Engineering 51% $19,500 $67,101 51%
Chemistry 17% $22,000 $31,305 17%
Civil Engineering 48% Not Reported $61,020 48%
Communication and Media Studies 40% $23,000 $32,035 40%
Computer Science 26% $23,294 $55,512 26%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 26% $21,500 $31,314 26%
Design and Applied Arts 80% $25,000 $41,937 80%
Economics 19% Not Reported $38,829 19%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 64% $16,500 $73,635 64%
Engineering-Related Fields 19% $21,239 $52,107 19%
English Language and Literature, General 48% $20,743 $29,250 48%
Fine and Studio Arts 42% $19,500 $25,194 42%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 3% Not Reported $25,194 3%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 34% $18,600 $28,268 34%
History 29% $20,500 $27,048 29%
Legal Support Services 41% $22,350 $33,993 41%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 7% Not Reported $21,781 7%
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 45% $15,500 $28,598 45%
Mechanical Engineering 46% $23,347 $64,990 46%
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General 31% $20,092 $28,236 31%
Music 42% Not Reported $26,353 42%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 34% $19,000 $30,228 34%
Political Science and Government 9% $18,750 $25,856 9%
Psychology, General 20% $23,250 $26,000 20%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 14% $19,063 $53,739 14%
Social Sciences, Other 20% $24,188 $25,856 20%
Social Work 21% $21,250 $28,598 21%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 47% $23,820 $35,594 47%

Salary Scores for UTC Master's Degrees

UTC ranks higher than 65% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 1% $47,632 $37,568 1%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 60% $30,394 $76,460 60%
Educational Administration and Supervision 26% Not Reported $47,846 26%
Psychology, General 92% $34,010 $57,995 92%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 99% $60,298 $162,724 99%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 29% Not Reported $41,007 29%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 38% $30,750 $44,728 38%

Salary Scores for UTC Doctoral Degrees

UTC ranks higher than 38% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 38% $70,000 $68,834 38%

The University of Tennessee - Chattanooga Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Miranda Roberson 6/30/2019

Prior to starting college, I was very hesitant of The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC), because some individuals view the university as a knock off University of Tennessee at Knoxville (UTK). Overall, I could not be happier with my decision to attend UTC. I cannot say enough great things about this school and their faculty. Every individual who works on campus has a purpose, and every individual I met while on campus was kind. Furthermore, the campus is extremely beautiful. The campus is old, yet... Read More

Hunter Murray 4/16/2018

This University was the highlight of my life. College is one of the best times of your life! Chattanooga is a wonderful place with plenty of activities to do outdoors and indoors. The city is growing more and more every year. The Criminal Justice program there was great! I loved all the professors and students. It was a wonderful atmosphere. No doubt the best college in Tennessee, in my opinion. College is the place where you'll meet your lifelong friends. You'll enjoy every bit of the college experience here... Read More