University of Memphis Rankings by Salary Score

Salary Scores
 30
Bachelor's
 37
Master's
 42
Doctoral
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University of Memphis's Top Rankings

University of Memphis is ranked on 2 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


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 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 U of M Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 20 93% 93% $24,500 $41,870 20
Anthropology 52 88% 88% $25,000 $26,930 52
Biology, General 60 90% 90% $23,750 $30,310 60
Biomedical/Medical Engineering 65 100% 100% $31,260 $61,020 65
Business Administration, Management and Operations 56 96% 96% $25,300 $44,170 56
Business/Managerial Economics 26 90% 90% $30,880 $41,570 26
Chemistry 62 96% 96% $21,500 $40,460 62
Civil Engineering 13 88% 88% $27,750 $55,290 13
Communication and Media Studies 22 93% 93% $25,250 $28,700 22
Computer Engineering 23 100% 100% $27,750 $61,810 23
Computer Science 26 95% 95% $30,500 $55,150 26
Criminal Justice and Corrections 41 97% 97% $26,000 $34,090 41
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 11 97% 97% $19,500 $17,860 11
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 25 97% 97% $28,000 $64,870 25
Engineering Technology, General 43 98% 98% $27,150 $53,110 43
English Language and Literature, General 8 90% 90% $25,000 $21,230 8
Finance and Financial Management Services 27 95% 95% $21,620 $44,400 27
Fine and Studio Arts 44 94% 94% $27,000 $25,530 44
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 2 78% 78% Not Reported $23,690 2
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 26 97% 97% $25,000 $27,050 26
History 23 96% 96% $27,000 $25,970 23
Hospitality Administration/Management 43 100% 100% $27,000 $36,490 43
International Business 14 98% 98% $25,000 $36,220 14
Journalism 52 96% 96% $24,750 $32,830 52
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 45 91% 91% $33,500 $31,900 45
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 13 92% 92% $26,510 $22,530 13
Management Information Systems and Services 26 94% 94% $25,000 $47,780 26
Marketing 25 96% 96% $20,500 $37,860 25
Mathematics 29 93% 93% $30,820 $39,590 29
Mechanical Engineering 13 100% 100% $26,830 $59,010 13
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 31 94% 94% $31,000 $32,150 31
Music 33 90% 90% $26,010 $24,730 33
Philosophy 35 79% 79% Not Reported $26,930 35
Political Science and Government 56 91% 91% $24,720 $36,400 56
Psychology, General 14 95% 95% $25,000 $24,850 14
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 28 100% 100% $22,570 $59,300 28
Social Work 34 100% 100% $31,000 $30,340 34
Sociology 51 96% 96% $28,750 $32,660 51
Special Education and Teaching 39 97% 97% $18,990 $37,020 39
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 12 97% 97% $29,250 $30,230 12
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 32 98% 98% $25,390 $34,300 32

Salary Scores for U of M Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 62 100% 100% $19,410 $63,010 62
Business Administration, Management and Operations 58 99% 99% $29,010 $75,280 58
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 13 100% 100% $41,000 $48,600 13
Curriculum and Instruction 21 97% 97% $31,040 $43,130 21
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 67 100% 100% Not Reported $50,860 67
Health and Medical Administrative Services 31 100% 100% $34,200 $57,320 31
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 27 95% 95% $29,380 $38,290 27
Journalism 67 100% 100% Not Reported $47,260 67
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 40 89% 89% $43,250 $45,500 40
Music 24 100% 100% $26,200 $23,760 24
Public Health 31 91% 91% $34,450 $48,040 31
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 42 99% 99% $38,890 $95,810 42
Social Work 33 99% 99% $37,680 $43,240 33
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 17 95% 95% $40,170 $38,120 17

Salary Scores for U of M Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 83 93% 93% Not Reported $73,950 83
Curriculum and Instruction 34 100% 100% Not Reported $64,990 34
Educational Administration and Supervision 41 100% 100% $84,940 $78,970 41
Law 33 92% 92% $91,830 $55,510 33
Music 85 100% 100% Not Reported $47,260 85
Psychology, General 57 89% 89% Not Reported $69,340 57

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