University of Michigan - Ann Arbor Rankings Based on Salary

  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor ranks better than 81% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor ranks better than 91% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor's Top Rankings

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 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-M Ann Arbor Bachelor's Degrees

U-M Ann Arbor ranks higher than 81% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering 91% $18,690 $72,651 91%
Anthropology 13% $14,425 $21,052 13%
Architecture 5% $15,000 $33,993 5%
Area Studies 6% $14,817 $21,052 6%
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 9% $13,750 $23,649 9%
Biology, General 47% $15,500 $28,598 47%
Biomedical/Medical Engineering 15% $17,154 $46,769 15%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 99% $15,500 $87,942 99%
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences 23% $16,889 $27,416 23%
Chemical Engineering 85% $18,500 $75,204 85%
Chemistry 89% $16,002 $47,260 89%
Civil Engineering 68% $14,544 $63,855 68%
Cognitive Science 34% $15,822 $33,993 34%
Communication and Media Studies 99% $17,478 $47,877 99%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 99% $16,836 $101,903 99%
Computer Engineering 88% $18,931 $86,696 88%
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions 43% $16,500 $54,948 43%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 70% $17,500 $25,525 70%
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology 51% $15,447 $28,133 51%
Economics 92% $15,776 $64,647 92%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 82% $15,130 $78,343 82%
English Language and Literature, General 58% $15,499 $30,590 58%
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 85% $17,446 $61,020 85%
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 9% $17,479 $22,718 9%
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 61% $15,750 $27,947 61%
Fine and Studio Arts 97% $17,289 $35,823 97%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 60% $17,591 $38,829 60%
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 40% $19,000 $33,993 40%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 99% $16,184 $41,565 99%
History 68% $18,245 $33,993 68%
Human Resources Management and Services 97% $13,929 $60,072 97%
Industrial Engineering 88% $18,820 $76,827 88%
Information Science/Studies 93% $19,935 $70,009 93%
International/Global Studies 71% $14,817 $38,829 71%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 54% $16,600 $33,565 54%
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 15% $11,984 $23,113 15%
Materials Engineering 91% $18,930 $74,747 91%
Mathematics 99% $16,293 $71,202 99%
Mechanical Engineering 98% $19,000 $77,283 98%
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology 25% $15,500 $29,685 25%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 91% $15,006 $48,432 91%
Music 45% $17,500 $26,850 45%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 18% $15,250 $26,817 18%
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering 19% Not Reported $68,778 19%
Neurobiology and Neurosciences 15% $17,500 $22,268 15%
Nuclear Engineering 2% $22,000 $47,327 2%
Philosophy 83% $15,699 $38,289 83%
Physics 85% $16,750 $54,713 85%
Political Science and Government 89% $16,323 $43,712 89%
Public Policy Analysis 76% $12,750 $47,260 76%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 42% $15,459 $63,313 42%
Research and Experimental Psychology 43% $15,986 $31,746 43%
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 13% Not Reported $20,921 13%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 25% $14,550 $28,055 25%
Sociology 30% $13,435 $29,685 30%
Statistics 51% $16,065 $58,673 51%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 74% $15,000 $39,009 74%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 90% Not Reported $43,798 90%
Visual and Performing Arts, Other 34% Not Reported $24,421 34%

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

U-M Ann Arbor ranks higher than 73% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 72% $20,500 $64,741 72%
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences 65% Not Reported $190,536 65%
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering 75% $46,500 $95,295 75%
Architectural Sciences and Technology 29% $52,928 $53,029 29%
Architecture 72% Not Reported $57,318 72%
Area Studies 96% Not Reported $61,516 96%
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology 37% Not Reported $69,338 37%
Biomedical/Medical Engineering 51% $20,500 $72,022 51%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 99% $51,250 $140,364 99%
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning 24% $41,000 $50,439 24%
Civil Engineering 41% Not Reported $70,680 41%
Community Organization and Advocacy 31% $41,000 $45,127 31%
Computer Engineering 94% Not Reported $132,065 94%
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology 45% $61,249 $55,840 45%
Education, General 37% $38,817 $47,361 37%
Educational Administration and Supervision 21% $30,750 $45,696 21%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 65% Not Reported $98,974 65%
Engineering, Other 40% Not Reported $92,809 40%
Genetics 47% Not Reported $69,338 47%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 78% $63,362 $89,044 78%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 34% $39,750 $39,585 34%
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 99% Not Reported $212,593 99%
Industrial Engineering 76% Not Reported $93,646 76%
Information Science/Studies 17% $41,000 $59,350 17%
Landscape Architecture 25% Not Reported $48,041 25%
Mechanical Engineering 88% Not Reported $94,408 88%
Medical Illustration and Informatics 79% $41,000 $84,653 79%
Music 29% $40,743 $25,484 29%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 61% $39,000 $52,941 61%
Nutrition Sciences 4% $63,197 $36,668 4%
Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences 32% Not Reported $30,771 32%
Public Health 41% $57,342 $51,440 41%
Public Policy Analysis 75% $40,747 $67,660 75%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 30% $49,707 $88,372 30%
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 9% Not Reported $23,351 9%
Social Work 50% $41,000 $45,797 50%
Statistics 33% Not Reported $80,022 33%
Systems Engineering 57% Not Reported $104,935 57%

Salary Scores for U-M Ann Arbor Doctoral Degrees

U-M Ann Arbor ranks higher than 85% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering 25% Not Reported $92,277 25%
Anthropology 96% Not Reported $65,053 96%
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences 25% Not Reported $48,432 25%
Chemistry 16% Not Reported $53,358 16%
Dentistry 80% $224,000 $124,389 80%
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology 14% Not Reported $50,856 14%
History 53% Not Reported $52,107 53%
Law 99% $141,505 $145,235 99%
Medicine 78% $140,500 $60,800 78%
Music 89% Not Reported $48,823 89%
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 0% $148,500 $92,277 0%
Physics 34% Not Reported $74,576 34%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 26% Not Reported $100,518 26%
Research and Experimental Psychology 61% Not Reported $63,005 61%

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

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

Sarah Limb 12/18/2019

Going to this University has shaped the way I currently view the world. Every student here is highly capable and while at times it was stressful to look around and compare myself to my successful peers, it was in turn what motivated me to do the same. While the school is largely liberal, the University prides itself in creating open-discussion dialogue. The safe space was not always felt by all students, and this is where I really saw the passion in students-- people were encouraged to fight for equalities... Read More