University of Central Missouri Rankings Based on Salary

  • University of Central Missouri ranks better than only 36% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • University of Central Missouri ranks better than 58% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at University of Central Missouri

We calculated a salary score for each of University of Central Missouri'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 Missouri 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 UCM Bachelor's Degrees

UCM ranks higher than 36% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 23% $22,500 $42,682 23%
Agricultural Business and Management 36% $19,000 $41,193 36%
Air Transportation 33% $20,500 $41,937 33%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 39% $22,750 $45,696 39%
Biology, General 71% $23,182 $32,035 71%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 38% $21,500 $40,233 38%
Communication and Media Studies 59% $22,847 $35,060 59%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 38% $24,140 $52,733 38%
Computer Science 23% $24,537 $53,358 23%
Construction Management 15% $20,439 $56,776 15%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 55% $20,500 $36,368 55%
Design and Applied Arts 40% $26,145 $33,138 40%
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 21% $17,750 $27,126 21%
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians 63% $21,500 $53,537 63%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 62% Not Reported $24,615 62%
Economics 18% $21,500 $38,289 18%
Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians 34% Not Reported $55,338 34%
Engineering Technology, General 76% $25,414 $61,350 76%
English Language and Literature, General 26% $24,500 $25,824 26%
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 16% Not Reported $21,508 16%
Finance and Financial Management Services 20% $19,559 $42,433 20%
Fine and Studio Arts 9% $28,000 $19,227 9%
Graphic Communications 89% Not Reported $43,426 89%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 58% $22,250 $31,133 58%
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 39% $25,000 $32,332 39%
History 9% Not Reported $21,964 9%
Homeland Security 47% $19,240 $47,260 47%
Hospitality Administration/Management 8% Not Reported $28,598 8%
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 34% $25,137 $27,907 34%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 40% $20,717 $30,926 40%
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 83% Not Reported $35,060 83%
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 68% Not Reported $59,417 68%
Marketing 39% $24,500 $40,505 39%
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians 20% Not Reported $50,231 20%
Music 44% Not Reported $26,739 44%
Psychology, General 57% Not Reported $30,771 57%
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 63% $24,250 $39,729 63%
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians 39% $24,250 $58,943 39%
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 43% $28,684 $29,995 43%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 31% $15,067 $60,028 31%
Research and Experimental Psychology 38% $22,500 $30,771 38%
Social Work 45% $25,000 $31,640 45%
Sociology 9% $21,000 $25,194 9%
Special Education and Teaching 25% $27,000 $35,060 25%
Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations 29% Not Reported $33,459 29%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 15% $22,417 $30,851 15%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 9% $22,300 $29,685 9%

Salary Scores for UCM Master's Degrees

UCM ranks higher than 25% 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% $16,173 $53,497 11%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 22% Not Reported $53,608 22%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 37% $33,827 $43,798 37%
Communication and Media Studies 35% Not Reported $43,798 35%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 12% $38,837 $48,041 12%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 23% Not Reported $39,153 23%
Educational Administration and Supervision 25% $25,618 $47,630 25%
Educational/Instructional Media Design 12% $17,870 $43,128 12%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 81% $23,528 $48,041 81%
Industrial Engineering 18% Not Reported $65,238 18%
Library Science and Administration 34% $19,000 $41,565 34%
Music 72% Not Reported $39,369 72%
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians 19% $29,157 $67,660 19%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 35% $34,699 $91,744 35%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 12% $18,901 $38,387 12%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 10% $19,000 $38,649 10%
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language 22% Not Reported $38,289 22%

University of Central Missouri Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Caitlyn Jacks 9/16/2019

UCM is a good fit. Most students are friendly and won't bother you in the common areas but it's also easy to find people to hang out with if you want. There are a lot of activities. Professors are very hands-on and want to help you; many have flexible office hours and will gladly video chat or email frequently. Online classes are fair and easy to keep up with. The library is excellent and if you don't know how to work it, somebody will show you. One thing that is irritating is that you have to pay to print... Read More

Ashionna Morehead 6/30/2019

The Design & Drafting program at the University of Central Missouri is a great program. If you're looking to work closely with engineers or architects but don't want to fully design the architectural system of a building then this is the career for you. A drafter provides more of a supporting role to engineers and architects. There are even opportunities where a drafter can progress into an engineering role. If you aren't completely sure or set on becoming an engineer don't worry with this program you have... Read More