University of Maryland, Baltimore County Rankings by Salary Score

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Salary and Debt by Major at UMBC

We calculated a salary score for each of '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 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 UMBC Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 61 100% 100% Not Reported $55,960 61
Anthropology 66 80% 80% Not Reported $28,670 66
Area Studies 24 87% 87% $19,500 $28,240 24
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 45 81% 81% $22,390 $32,930 45
Biology, General 19 89% 89% $21,500 $24,270 19
Chemical Engineering 49 98% 98% $26,000 $66,650 49
Chemistry 67 93% 93% Not Reported $41,570 67
Communication and Media Studies 53 97% 97% $20,500 $33,990 53
Computer Engineering 60 100% 100% $22,450 $74,580 60
Computer Science 56 98% 98% $20,430 $70,710 56
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management 25 95% 95% $18,690 $47,850 25
Dance 54 100% 100% Not Reported $24,040 54
Design and Applied Arts 44 97% 97% $20,250 $33,990 44
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 57 100% 100% $24,250 $24,040 57
Economics 52 94% 94% $19,500 $49,570 52
English Language and Literature, General 84 97% 97% $22,500 $35,270 84
Fine and Studio Arts 48 82% 82% $20,520 $25,970 48
Geography and Cartography 25 93% 93% Not Reported $31,840 25
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 57 97% 97% $22,750 $38,620 57
History 71 95% 95% $18,750 $34,530 71
Information Science/Studies 83 96% 96% $19,740 $64,000 83
International/Global Studies 56 100% 100% $18,750 $34,530 56
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 47 92% 92% $18,940 $28,960 47
Mathematics 68 94% 94% $20,500 $51,110 68
Mechanical Engineering 28 97% 97% $23,090 $62,130 28
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 72 100% 100% Not Reported $41,570 72
Music 82 95% 95% Not Reported $33,990 82
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 57 98% 98% $23,250 $34,300 57
Philosophy 47 89% 89% Not Reported $29,690 47
Political Science and Government 69 92% 92% $21,670 $38,830 69
Psychology, General 78 92% 92% $21,500 $33,650 78
Social Work 91 94% 94% $21,500 $37,980 91
Sociology 48 98% 98% $23,250 $32,280 48

Salary Scores for UMBC Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 83 100% 100% Not Reported $91,740 83
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 94 100% 100% Not Reported $61,520 94
Curriculum and Instruction 100 94% 94% Not Reported $90,860 100
Education, General 40 98% 98% $37,820 $48,040 40
History 51 100% 100% Not Reported $39,370 51
Information Science/Studies 51 96% 96% $30,750 $78,490 51
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 95 98% 98% $30,750 $77,300 95
Public Policy Analysis 40 100% 100% Not Reported $57,320 40
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language 45 88% 88% Not Reported $46,480 45

Reviews by Program

Most Recent Reviews

Olivia 4/8/2021

UMBC was/is an awful place to be. I went into it with my AA degree from a community college and LOVED social work. I am now about to be in my senior year and absolutely hate my major and future career due to UMBC's ridiculous and unnecessary requirements that have nothing to do with the major itself. Every time I thought it was not that bad, UMBC did not disappoint and made me more miserable somehow. I am genuinely a good student who has never even missed a college class without a valid excuse and it is safe... Read More

Kiki 1/30/2020

I am seeing many reviews complaining about the "lack of party scene." If you want a continuation of high school partying whilst getting by with mediocre grades, there's UMD, Townson, Sailsbury, and Frostburg. UMBC is not the place if your main reason for going to college is to RP American Pie Beta House. Pros: The academics for language majors are truly challenging. Especially the translation courses. Upper level courses are taught in the language, and faculty reach out to students all year round with opportunities... Read More