University of Denver Rankings by Salary Score

Salary Scores
 60
Bachelor's
 48
Master's
 46
Doctoral
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University of Denver is ranked on 9 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at University of Denver

We calculated a salary score for each of University of Denver'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 Denver 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 DU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Biology, General 34 94% 94% $22,500 $26,740 34
Business/Commerce, General 47 95% 95% $23,000 $43,430 47
Communication and Media Studies 88 99% 99% $21,110 $40,900 88
Computer Science 47 96% 96% $19,660 $66,080 47
Criminology 42 87% 87% $24,500 $33,990 42
Design and Applied Arts 0 100% 100% Not Reported $14,440 0
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 42 100% 100% Not Reported $22,330 42
Economics 6 94% 94% $17,500 $31,310 6
English Language and Literature, General 10 94% 94% $19,540 $22,190 10
Finance and Financial Management Services 75 97% 97% $23,000 $57,320 75
Fine and Studio Arts 21 100% 100% $24,740 $21,960 21
Geography and Cartography 42 95% 95% Not Reported $35,060 42
History 50 100% 100% Not Reported $30,770 50
Hospitality Administration/Management 96 100% 100% $19,500 $48,670 96
International Business 39 97% 97% $22,670 $43,800 39
International Relations and National Security Studies 49 96% 96% $19,500 $36,630 49
Journalism 78 100% 100% Not Reported $36,850 78
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 90 100% 100% $25,000 $68,500 90
Marketing 87 97% 97% $21,660 $49,880 87
Mechanical Engineering 33 100% 100% $27,000 $63,010 33
Music 19 96% 96% $26,000 $21,510 19
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 31 100% 100% Not Reported $29,690 31
Non-Professional General Legal Studies (Undergraduate) 71 95% 95% $32,500 $42,120 71
Political Science and Government 51 100% 100% $20,530 $35,590 51
Psychology, General 87 95% 95% $23,000 $35,180 87
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 54 95% 95% $21,500 $33,570 54

Salary Scores for DU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 58 97% 97% $24,600 $62,360 58
Anthropology 35 100% 100% Not Reported $36,670 35
Business/Commerce, General 74 97% 97% $58,220 $90,950 74
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 20 100% 100% $98,490 $39,170 20
Communication and Media Studies 73 95% 95% $44,500 $55,960 73
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 12 100% 100% Not Reported $33,990 12
Computer and Information Sciences, General 43 92% 92% $52,170 $79,470 43
Curriculum and Instruction 71 100% 100% $46,870 $53,500 71
Economics 14 93% 93% $79,000 $48,040 14
Educational Administration and Supervision 18 95% 95% $41,000 $44,280 18
Engineering, Other 43 100% 100% Not Reported $94,410 43
Finance and Financial Management Services 23 98% 98% $67,100 $61,020 23
Geography and Cartography 68 100% 100% Not Reported $63,600 68
Health and Medical Administrative Services 47 100% 100% $45,350 $67,660 47
Human Resources Management and Services 47 97% 97% $47,830 $62,260 47
International Relations and National Security Studies 29 99% 99% $86,040 $49,480 29
International/Global Studies 44 100% 100% $44,840 $53,110 44
Legal Professions and Studies, Other 37 93% 93% $83,180 $47,260 37
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies 40 90% 90% $64,120 $61,060 40
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 37 98% 98% $62,400 $44,740 37
Library Science and Administration 48 92% 92% $47,540 $43,430 48
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 36 100% 100% $58,250 $76,460 36
Marketing 38 95% 95% $36,410 $58,940 38
Music 24 93% 93% $54,120 $23,650 24
Natural Resources Management and Policy 93 94% 94% $40,830 $63,600 93
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 10 100% 100% Not Reported $33,990 10
Psychology, Other 30 98% 98% $118,090 $40,640 30
Public Policy Analysis 58 100% 100% Not Reported $62,260 58
Real Estate 46 91% 91% $61,990 $87,400 46
Social Work 44 98% 98% $68,640 $44,910 44
Taxation 41 100% 100% $30,500 $74,310 41

Salary Scores for DU Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 82 94% 94% $151,770 $73,640 82
Curriculum and Instruction 60 100% 100% Not Reported $73,950 60
Educational Administration and Supervision 26 96% 96% $86,790 $71,020 26
Law 41 97% 97% $140,170 $61,560 41
Religion/Religious Studies 43 93% 93% Not Reported $43,800 43

Most Recent Reviews

mahi hoss 10/16/2020

Unfortunately all they are looking for is money. University of Denver online Data science master program will beg you to apply for it and pay for and they will be super mad if they figure out you are applying for other schools as well. they keep calling you to apply for it and they keep telling you if you don't apply it is going to get late. I totally think they acting like scammers and they trying to trap you in their program

Steve 9/16/2020

I am writing this review to tell students interested in DU's MS Data Science program to stay away! The program is a joke. I stayed in the program for 2 classes. DU clearly is not ready to teach an online program. The course content is laughable. Basically they have several short videos and then the syllabus directs the student to the generic Khan Academy website (and two other websites, MIT and Lamar.edu) and that is it. I am embarrassed that anyone would charge $4000 per class for this and then lean heavily... Read More