Towson University Rankings by Salary Score

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Towson University's Top Rankings

Towson University is ranked on 5 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Towson University

We calculated a salary score for each of Towson University'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 Towson University 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 TU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 87 99% 99% $20,200 $57,750 87
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 20 100% 100% $24,870 $35,420 20
Area Studies 94 93% 93% Not Reported $46,790 94
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 79 100% 100% $13,660 $39,910 79
Biology, General 74 95% 95% $20,500 $32,510 74
Business Administration, Management and Operations 78 97% 97% $19,300 $49,730 78
Chemistry 59 86% 86% $23,670 $39,910 59
Communication and Media Studies 71 97% 97% $18,870 $37,130 71
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 65 97% 97% $21,500 $28,310 65
Computer and Information Sciences, General 45 100% 100% $20,500 $55,880 45
Computer Science 51 98% 98% $18,750 $68,000 51
Dance 46 100% 100% $25,000 $22,710 46
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 80 98% 98% $17,500 $26,930 80
Economics 52 97% 97% $19,250 $49,370 52
Education, Other 92 100% 100% $17,650 $44,690 92
English Language and Literature, General 74 97% 97% $18,930 $33,220 74
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 73 94% 94% $17,800 $32,770 73
Fine and Studio Arts 87 96% 96% $18,890 $32,230 87
Geography and Cartography 86 93% 93% Not Reported $43,800 86
Health and Medical Administrative Services 61 98% 98% $20,910 $43,620 61
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 70 97% 97% $18,250 $32,790 70
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 59 97% 97% $19,500 $38,290 59
History 75 96% 96% $19,500 $35,330 75
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 22 96% 96% $20,000 $26,350 22
Human Services, General 54 96% 96% $20,500 $33,050 54
Information Science/Studies 61 98% 98% $18,840 $56,160 61
International Relations and National Security Studies 21 91% 91% $20,500 $30,230 21
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 87 95% 95% $18,250 $36,130 87
Mathematics 74 93% 93% $19,000 $53,360 74
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General 12 91% 91% $21,500 $23,460 12
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 39 96% 96% Not Reported $33,990 39
Music 51 100% 100% $21,500 $27,950 51
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 65 98% 98% $19,000 $35,770 65
Political Science and Government 59 99% 99% $19,500 $36,850 59
Psychology, General 47 97% 97% $18,500 $29,560 47
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 21 95% 95% $19,500 $25,860 21
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 56 100% 100% $17,500 $67,350 56
Security Science and Technology 56 100% 100% $17,290 $39,370 56
Social Sciences, Other 61 97% 97% $18,000 $39,150 61
Special Education and Teaching 97 98% 98% $19,500 $47,100 97
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 98 98% 98% $19,440 $45,620 98
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 97 99% 99% $23,580 $46,730 97

Salary Scores for TU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 59 100% 100% $20,500 $62,510 59
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 81 100% 100% $49,630 $116,780 81
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 67 100% 100% $31,500 $58,760 67
Computer Science 29 97% 97% Not Reported $88,340 29
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology 26 94% 94% Not Reported $43,430 26
Education, General 44 99% 99% $29,210 $49,020 44
Educational/Instructional Media Design 66 100% 100% Not Reported $58,870 66
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 46 88% 88% $34,880 $56,640 46
Human Resources Management and Services 50 95% 95% $25,860 $63,280 50
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 25 100% 100% Not Reported $41,030 25
Psychology, General 38 98% 98% $25,260 $41,690 38
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 78 98% 98% $34,990 $65,840 78
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 63 94% 94% Not Reported $40,490 63
Security Science and Technology 44 95% 95% $31,160 $54,640 44
Special Education and Teaching 84 98% 98% Not Reported $57,770 84
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 86 98% 98% Not Reported $54,790 86
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 78 99% 99% Not Reported $56,350 78

Salary Scores for TU Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 64 100% 100% $52,380 $75,200 64

Reviews by Program

Most Recent Reviews

Marilyn Berchie 12/19/2019

Great school with a lot of instruction and guidance into the nursing profession. Good exposure to graduate nursing programs and degrees and preparation for a post graduate nursing degree. I think it needed more nclex review prep in class rather than an additional cost

Anonymous 11/7/2019

Towson Universities advisement center is disappointing, misleading and can hold students back from graduating on time. Students that are transferring and/or changing majors will have a difficult time attaining the core requirements, getting ahold of advisors and signing up for required classes. I would not recommend this school to any student trying to graduate within four years. They require you to take a large amount of unnecessary classes that do not relate to your major. Collaboration between advisement... Read More