University of Michigan - Ann Arbor Rankings by Salary Score

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Bachelor's
 73
Master's
 85
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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor's Top Rankings

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor is ranked on 19 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

We calculated a salary score for each of University of Michigan - Ann Arbor'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 Michigan - Ann Arbor 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-M Ann Arbor Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering 91 99% 99% $18,690 $72,650 91
Anthropology 13 87% 87% $14,430 $21,050 13
Architecture 5 97% 97% $15,000 $33,990 5
Area Studies 6 89% 89% $14,820 $21,050 6
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 9 80% 80% $13,750 $23,650 9
Biology, General 47 98% 98% $15,500 $28,600 47
Biomedical/Medical Engineering 15 96% 96% $17,150 $46,770 15
Business Administration, Management and Operations 100 98% 98% $15,500 $87,940 100
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences 23 89% 89% $16,890 $27,420 23
Chemical Engineering 85 98% 98% $18,500 $75,200 85
Chemistry 89 100% 100% $16,000 $47,260 89
Civil Engineering 68 100% 100% $14,540 $63,860 68
Cognitive Science 34 97% 97% $15,820 $33,990 34
Communication and Media Studies 99 99% 99% $17,480 $47,880 99
Computer and Information Sciences, General 100 98% 98% $16,840 $101,900 100
Computer Engineering 88 95% 95% $18,930 $86,700 88
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions 43 94% 94% $16,500 $54,950 43
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 70 95% 95% $17,500 $25,530 70
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology 51 97% 97% $15,450 $28,130 51
Economics 92 95% 95% $15,780 $64,650 92
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 82 100% 100% $15,130 $78,340 82
English Language and Literature, General 58 96% 96% $15,500 $30,590 58
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 85 100% 100% $17,450 $61,020 85
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 9 100% 100% $17,480 $22,720 9
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 61 96% 96% $15,750 $27,950 61
Fine and Studio Arts 97 95% 95% $17,290 $35,820 97
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 60 94% 94% $17,590 $38,830 60
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 40 90% 90% $19,000 $33,990 40
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 99 96% 96% $16,180 $41,570 99
History 68 88% 88% $18,250 $33,990 68
Human Resources Management and Services 97 97% 97% $13,930 $60,070 97
Industrial Engineering 88 99% 99% $18,820 $76,830 88
Information Science/Studies 93 97% 97% $19,940 $70,010 93
International/Global Studies 71 92% 92% $14,820 $38,830 71
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 54 97% 97% $16,600 $33,570 54
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 15 96% 96% $11,980 $23,110 15
Materials Engineering 91 94% 94% $18,930 $74,750 91
Mathematics 99 97% 97% $16,290 $71,200 99
Mechanical Engineering 98 97% 97% $19,000 $77,280 98
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology 25 96% 96% $15,500 $29,690 25
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 91 97% 97% $15,010 $48,430 91
Music 45 97% 97% $17,500 $26,850 45
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 18 95% 95% $15,250 $26,820 18
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering 19 91% 91% Not Reported $68,780 19
Neurobiology and Neurosciences 15 92% 92% $17,500 $22,270 15
Nuclear Engineering 2 100% 100% $22,000 $47,330 2
Philosophy 83 92% 92% $15,700 $38,290 83
Physics 85 100% 100% $16,750 $54,710 85
Political Science and Government 89 93% 93% $16,320 $43,710 89
Public Policy Analysis 76 97% 97% $12,750 $47,260 76
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 42 98% 98% $15,460 $63,310 42
Research and Experimental Psychology 43 93% 93% $15,990 $31,750 43
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 13 100% 100% Not Reported $20,920 13
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 25 92% 92% $14,550 $28,060 25
Sociology 30 98% 98% $13,440 $29,690 30
Statistics 51 100% 100% $16,070 $58,670 51
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 74 92% 92% $15,000 $39,010 74
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 90 100% 100% Not Reported $43,800 90
Visual and Performing Arts, Other 34 100% 100% Not Reported $24,420 34

Salary Scores for U-M Ann Arbor Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 72 100% 100% $20,500 $64,740 72
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences 65 97% 97% Not Reported $190,540 65
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering 75 94% 94% $46,500 $95,300 75
Architectural Sciences and Technology 29 96% 96% $52,930 $53,030 29
Architecture 72 96% 96% Not Reported $57,320 72
Area Studies 96 94% 94% Not Reported $61,520 96
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology 37 94% 94% Not Reported $69,340 37
Biomedical/Medical Engineering 51 96% 96% $20,500 $72,020 51
Business Administration, Management and Operations 100 97% 97% $51,250 $140,360 100
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning 24 98% 98% $41,000 $50,440 24
Civil Engineering 41 100% 100% Not Reported $70,680 41
Community Organization and Advocacy 31 99% 99% $41,000 $45,130 31
Computer Engineering 94 95% 95% Not Reported $132,070 94
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology 45 91% 91% $61,250 $55,840 45
Education, General 37 97% 97% $38,820 $47,360 37
Educational Administration and Supervision 21 94% 94% $30,750 $45,700 21
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 65 100% 100% Not Reported $98,970 65
Engineering, Other 40 100% 100% Not Reported $92,810 40
Genetics 47 100% 100% Not Reported $69,340 47
Health and Medical Administrative Services 78 96% 96% $63,360 $89,040 78
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 34 100% 100% $39,750 $39,590 34
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 99 100% 100% Not Reported $212,590 99
Industrial Engineering 76 100% 100% Not Reported $93,650 76
Information Science/Studies 17 97% 97% $41,000 $59,350 17
Landscape Architecture 25 100% 100% Not Reported $48,040 25
Mechanical Engineering 88 100% 100% Not Reported $94,410 88
Medical Illustration and Informatics 79 92% 92% $41,000 $84,650 79
Music 29 95% 95% $40,740 $25,480 29
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 61 97% 97% $39,000 $52,940 61
Nutrition Sciences 4 98% 98% $63,200 $36,670 4
Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences 32 88% 88% Not Reported $30,770 32
Public Health 41 93% 93% $57,340 $51,440 41
Public Policy Analysis 75 94% 94% $40,750 $67,660 75
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 30 98% 98% $49,710 $88,370 30
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 9 95% 95% Not Reported $23,350 9
Social Work 50 98% 98% $41,000 $45,800 50
Statistics 33 88% 88% Not Reported $80,020 33
Systems Engineering 57 100% 100% Not Reported $104,940 57

Salary Scores for U-M Ann Arbor Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering 25 100% 100% Not Reported $92,280 25
Anthropology 96 86% 86% Not Reported $65,050 96
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences 25 87% 87% Not Reported $48,430 25
Chemistry 16 96% 96% Not Reported $53,360 16
Dentistry 80 97% 97% $224,000 $124,390 80
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology 14 93% 93% Not Reported $50,860 14
History 53 88% 88% Not Reported $52,110 53
Law 99 99% 99% $141,510 $145,240 99
Medicine 78 100% 100% $140,500 $60,800 78
Music 89 100% 100% Not Reported $48,820 89
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 0 98% 98% $148,500 $92,280 0
Physics 34 100% 100% Not Reported $74,580 34
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 26 94% 94% Not Reported $100,520 26
Research and Experimental Psychology 61 88% 88% Not Reported $63,010 61

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Solara 8/18/2020

I basically had to teach myself the material- 2-3 hours of classroom instruction a week for each class was insufficient to teach me. So, most of my time was spent alone staring at a computer screen, which led to feelings of alienation and loneliness. There was a big sense of competitiveness rather than collaboration, often driven by the fact that grades were based on a 'curve,' so instead of helping each other with the material, students benefited off their peers performing worse than them. Even in classes... Read More

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