University of Memphis Rankings Based on Salary

  • University of Memphis ranks better than only 30% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • University of Memphis ranks better than only 27% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at University of Memphis

We calculated a salary score for each of University of Memphis'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 Memphis 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 U of M Bachelor's Degrees

U of M ranks higher than 30% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 20% $24,500 $41,870 20%
Anthropology 52% $25,000 $26,933 52%
Biology, General 60% $23,750 $30,305 60%
Biomedical/Medical Engineering 65% $31,260 $61,020 65%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 56% $25,300 $44,170 56%
Business/Managerial Economics 26% $30,875 $41,565 26%
Chemistry 62% $21,500 $40,461 62%
Civil Engineering 13% $27,750 $55,286 13%
Communication and Media Studies 22% $25,250 $28,697 22%
Computer Engineering 23% $27,750 $61,814 23%
Computer Science 26% $30,500 $55,151 26%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 41% $26,000 $34,090 41%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 11% $19,500 $17,859 11%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 25% $28,000 $64,865 25%
Engineering Technology, General 43% $27,151 $53,108 43%
English Language and Literature, General 8% $25,000 $21,234 8%
Finance and Financial Management Services 27% $21,619 $44,399 27%
Fine and Studio Arts 44% $27,000 $25,525 44%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 2% Not Reported $23,693 2%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 26% $25,000 $27,048 26%
History 23% $27,000 $25,967 23%
Hospitality Administration/Management 43% $27,000 $36,488 43%
International Business 14% $25,000 $36,220 14%
Journalism 52% $24,750 $32,828 52%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 45% $33,500 $31,903 45%
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 13% $26,510 $22,534 13%
Management Information Systems and Services 26% $25,000 $47,781 26%
Marketing 25% $20,500 $37,856 25%
Mathematics 29% $30,824 $39,585 29%
Mechanical Engineering 13% $26,828 $59,011 13%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 31% $31,000 $32,150 31%
Music 33% $26,013 $24,730 33%
Philosophy 35% Not Reported $26,933 35%
Political Science and Government 56% $24,719 $36,398 56%
Psychology, General 14% $25,000 $24,851 14%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 28% $22,570 $59,297 28%
Social Work 34% $31,000 $30,336 34%
Sociology 51% $28,750 $32,658 51%
Special Education and Teaching 39% $18,991 $37,018 39%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 12% $29,250 $30,228 12%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 32% $25,392 $34,298 32%

Salary Scores for U of M Master's Degrees

U of M ranks higher than 37% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 62% $19,409 $63,005 62%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 58% $29,011 $75,282 58%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 13% $41,000 $48,600 13%
Curriculum and Instruction 21% $31,039 $43,128 21%
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 67% Not Reported $50,856 67%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 31% $34,203 $57,318 31%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 27% $29,376 $38,289 27%
Journalism 67% Not Reported $47,260 67%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 40% $43,250 $45,500 40%
Music 24% $26,203 $23,761 24%
Public Health 31% $34,447 $48,041 31%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 42% $38,887 $95,809 42%
Social Work 33% $37,681 $43,240 33%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 17% $40,170 $38,122 17%

Salary Scores for U of M Doctoral Degrees

U of M ranks higher than 42% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 83% Not Reported $73,949 83%
Curriculum and Instruction 34% Not Reported $64,990 34%
Educational Administration and Supervision 41% $84,941 $78,971 41%
Law 33% $91,826 $55,512 33%
Music 85% Not Reported $47,260 85%
Psychology, General 57% Not Reported $69,338 57%

University of Memphis Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Disappointed@UofM 1/24/2020

UofM offers online degree programs that cannot be completed. When the issue is brought up to the administration they admittedly know about the issue and have known for years, but refuse to remedy the problem. Instead you're told "too bad so sad" after you've spent years and thousands of dollars working towards a degree that you cannot complete. I have emails from multiple people at UofM who admit to the problem and having known about the problem. None of them offer any solutions to the student and instead... Read More

Zoe Alexander 12/28/2019

Honestly, the University of Memphis does get a bad rep from time to time on how they handle business. I have seen my fair share of mistakes made on their part and even saw friends drop out of college due to the university making mistakes with their finances. But, if there is one thing I could give the university props for is their Japanese department. The professors in the Japanese department are extremely kind. They want you to succeed in any way possible and will encourage you to study abroad and try your... Read More