The University of West Florida Rankings Based on Salary

  • The University of West Florida ranks better than only 30% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • The University of West Florida ranks better than 81% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at The University of West Florida

We calculated a salary score for each of The University of West Florida'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 The University of West Florida 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 UWF Bachelor's Degrees

UWF ranks higher than 30% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 25% $24,000 $43,087 25%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 14% Not Reported $31,133 14%
Anthropology 57% $22,500 $27,500 57%
Biology, General 9% $21,500 $21,703 9%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 32% $18,174 $38,721 32%
Business/Commerce, General 22% $22,474 $36,560 22%
Chemistry 28% Not Reported $33,993 28%
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 31% $16,000 $51,857 31%
Communication and Media Studies 28% $20,500 $29,882 28%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 37% $21,200 $52,562 37%
Computer Engineering 51% Not Reported $71,854 51%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 40% $15,500 $33,840 40%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 18% Not Reported $19,227 18%
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology 39% $21,430 $26,519 39%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 17% $23,076 $62,632 17%
Engineering Technology, General 32% $17,401 $50,270 32%
English Language and Literature, General 20% $17,500 $24,730 20%
Finance and Financial Management Services 6% $22,750 $35,594 6%
Fine and Studio Arts 26% $20,238 $22,841 26%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 32% $19,500 $27,947 32%
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 45% $19,510 $34,126 45%
History 28% $15,000 $26,933 28%
Hospitality Administration/Management 13% $22,500 $30,616 13%
International Relations and National Security Studies 37% $18,250 $33,993 37%
Legal Support Services 8% $18,750 $26,739 8%
Management Information Systems and Services 35% Not Reported $50,439 35%
Marketing 31% $15,500 $39,153 31%
Mathematics 63% Not Reported $49,644 63%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 61% $18,401 $35,060 61%
Political Science and Government 36% $24,523 $32,925 36%
Psychology, General 17% $19,500 $25,360 17%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 25% $11,791 $58,372 25%
Social Sciences, General 40% $24,000 $32,806 40%
Social Sciences, Other 4% Not Reported $14,627 4%
Social Work 31% $17,750 $29,956 31%
Special Education and Teaching 44% $25,000 $37,640 44%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 56% $14,839 $36,668 56%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 53% Not Reported $37,208 53%

Salary Scores for UWF Master's Degrees

UWF ranks higher than 40% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 11% $20,942 $53,608 11%
Biology, General 39% Not Reported $37,568 39%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 25% $28,646 $55,964 25%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 29% $39,937 $71,015 29%
Curriculum and Instruction 21% $30,207 $43,319 21%
Educational Administration and Supervision 44% $24,412 $54,449 44%
Mathematics 41% Not Reported $53,358 41%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 29% $27,153 $38,769 29%
Psychology, General 30% $30,362 $39,639 30%
Public Health 96% $25,953 $76,995 96%
Social Work 11% Not Reported $38,721 11%
Special Education and Teaching 63% $29,500 $52,789 63%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 9% Not Reported $35,600 9%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 50% Not Reported $49,625 50%

Salary Scores for UWF Doctoral Degrees

UWF ranks higher than 60% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Curriculum and Instruction 60% Not Reported $74,017 60%

The University of West Florida Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Jennifer 11/30/2020

I regret going to this university every single day. They are greedy, unhelpful, and rude. I’ve only had 3 professors in my entire 4 years that are any good. You have slim to no chance of getting any financial assistance but the university will send you countless emails asking for handouts and financial donations. I thought I’d save money coming to this school but wish I’d gone to Florida instead. My cousin graduated recently and they held his diploma for 6 months, claiming they’d mail it out the following... Read More

Logan M. 12/29/2019

UWF is a great state university with lots of options in STEM-related fields as well as social sciences. I was a Communications major and the faculty helped me to realize what I wanted to do as a career. However, faculty is way more helpful for career advice than actual Career Services. They don't take into account individual fields with their advice. There are plenty of financial options but you have to look for them yourself, Financial Aid doesn't let you know about opportunities themselves.