University of Central Arkansas Rankings Based on Salary

  • University of Central Arkansas ranks better than only 28% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • University of Central Arkansas ranks better than 63% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at University of Central Arkansas

We calculated a salary score for each of University of Central Arkansas'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 Central Arkansas 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 UCA Bachelor's Degrees

UCA ranks higher than 28% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 48% $19,305 $48,139 48%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 40% $23,603 $45,852 40%
Biology, General 9% $22,985 $21,850 9%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 30% $25,000 $38,289 30%
Business/Commerce, General 40% $21,500 $41,565 40%
Communication and Media Studies 43% Not Reported $32,382 43%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 35% $19,755 $51,392 35%
Design and Applied Arts 52% Not Reported $35,600 52%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 25% $14,000 $20,217 25%
Economics 29% Not Reported $42,682 29%
English Language and Literature, General 43% $21,750 $28,417 43%
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations 36% Not Reported $38,289 36%
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 30% $29,402 $27,494 30%
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 16% $22,750 $21,508 16%
Finance and Financial Management Services 11% $18,750 $38,289 11%
Fine and Studio Arts 64% $25,870 $28,133 64%
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services 14% $21,775 $26,063 14%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 29% $25,353 $27,527 29%
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 28% $19,983 $31,616 28%
History 20% $22,500 $25,194 20%
Journalism 60% Not Reported $33,993 60%
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 19% Not Reported $24,035 19%
Management Information Systems and Services 33% $22,250 $49,814 33%
Marketing 8% $20,172 $32,925 8%
Mathematics 52% $16,868 $46,673 52%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 20% $27,000 $29,413 20%
Music 82% $19,706 $33,993 82%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 46% $23,000 $32,391 46%
Philosophy 14% Not Reported $21,052 14%
Political Science and Government 21% $20,500 $29,685 21%
Psychology, General 18% $21,207 $25,525 18%
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 9% $25,000 $30,771 9%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 24% $18,800 $57,811 24%
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 11% $25,000 $20,140 11%
Sociology 12% $18,000 $26,037 12%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 43% $22,500 $35,111 43%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 67% $19,500 $39,214 67%

Salary Scores for UCA Master's Degrees

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

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 27% $20,500 $57,318 27%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 38% $35,190 $53,894 38%
Education, General 30% Not Reported $45,696 30%
Educational Administration and Supervision 41% Not Reported $53,358 41%
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 35% $21,200 $41,406 35%
Library Science, Other 29% $21,500 $47,416 29%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 53% $25,836 $43,426 53%
Music 87% Not Reported $45,696 87%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 38% $29,769 $93,409 38%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 76% $41,800 $64,990 76%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 44% $23,535 $43,696 44%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 14% $19,876 $38,937 14%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 24% Not Reported $43,575 24%

Salary Scores for UCA Doctoral Degrees

UCA ranks higher than 50% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 50% $74,572 $70,680 50%

University of Central Arkansas Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Chloe 10/6/2019

This school does not care about their students UNLESS they are in the Honors college. If so then you will get everything handed to you. All the other students have to fight to get advisers that are helpful. But again the academic and financial advisers do not know what they are doing. There is one single adviser for each college. The adviser for the Liberal Arts College needs to be fired. She tries to push everyone into changing their major to Psychology because "I majored in it and look where it got me. I'm... Read More

Rachael Wood 8/23/2019

The University of Central Arkansas provided me with every tool I needed in order to succeed in my career field. What I loved best about the faculty and staff at this university was that they don't teach to a test, they teach and prepare you for what you will see in real life. With Athletic Training, I got to spend as much time as I wanted in the Athletic Training Facilities gaining clinical experience working with athletes and learning how to best care for a variety of different injuries. I was also able to... Read More