University of Houston-Downtown Rankings by Salary Score

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University of Houston-Downtown's Top Rankings

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


Salary and Debt by Major at University of Houston-Downtown

We calculated a salary score for each of University of Houston-Downtown'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 Houston-Downtown 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 UHD Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 41 92% 92% $19,000 $46,850 41
Biological and Physical Sciences 73 91% 91% $21,500 $37,420 73
Biology, General 55 89% 89% $20,750 $29,690 55
Business Administration, Management and Operations 73 93% 93% $20,710 $48,350 73
Business/Commerce, General 59 93% 93% $21,210 $46,480 59
Chemistry 65 93% 93% Not Reported $41,030 65
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians 37 100% 100% Not Reported $57,320 37
Communication and Media Studies 64 93% 93% $23,750 $35,740 64
Computer and Information Sciences, General 42 96% 96% $17,630 $54,620 42
Computer Engineering Technologies/Technicians 92 100% 100% $25,000 $75,200 92
Criminal Justice and Corrections 66 97% 97% $22,500 $38,450 66
English Language and Literature, General 51 82% 82% $15,250 $29,690 51
Finance and Financial Management Services 25 92% 92% $22,000 $43,860 25
History 64 94% 94% $20,140 $33,280 64
Insurance 26 92% 92% Not Reported $49,060 26
International Business 31 94% 94% $17,650 $41,790 31
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 51 87% 87% Not Reported $32,930 51
Management Information Systems and Services 21 94% 94% $21,250 $45,900 21
Marketing 95 90% 90% $16,000 $53,780 95
Mathematics 49 100% 100% $24,000 $45,700 49
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 85 95% 95% $18,830 $45,560 85
Political Science and Government 7 84% 84% $24,420 $25,190 7
Psychology, General 89 90% 90% $23,550 $35,820 89
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians 25 100% 100% $20,750 $55,960 25
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 99 81% 81% $15,500 $47,260 99
Social Sciences, General 11 89% 89% $28,250 $25,770 11
Social Work 52 90% 90% $22,760 $32,390 52
Sociology 60 90% 90% $23,500 $33,990 60
Visual and Performing Arts, General 39 92% 92% $24,900 $24,420 39

Salary Scores for UHD Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 43 95% 95% $40,370 $66,770 43
Criminal Justice and Corrections 95 91% 91% $39,750 $72,740 95
Curriculum and Instruction 49 93% 93% Not Reported $49,140 49

Most Recent Reviews

Paul Davis 3/19/2021

I will start by saying that I graduated summa cum laude. Unfortunately, the education provided did not contribute to the skills that employers are looking for. Very few of the things that I learned at UHD are useful to employers. After taking on a role as an online computer science tutor for various universities, I have seen the curriculum that other schools provide, and have realized that UHD only skimmed the surface of that curriculum. You will absolutely gain more valuable skills from a coding bootcamp.... Read More

marlon t moonsammy 11/2/2020

I only have 5 more classes to finish my degree, but the financial Aid is keeping me back to signup for classes since I cannot get early Financial AID. Remember, that UHD downtown is a public University and their are like Government management (worse) service. They seems to be delaying the financial Aid for some reason. My advise is to look for a better university to finish. The have on their Logo (FINISH STRONG) but this niche should be (FINISH if you LUCK) Worse institution ever! and if you call them they... Read More