University of Minnesota-Duluth Rankings Based on Salary

  • University of Minnesota-Duluth ranks better than 59% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth ranks better than only 49% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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University of Minnesota-Duluth's Top Rankings

Salary and Debt by Major at University of Minnesota-Duluth

We calculated a salary score for each of University of Minnesota-Duluth'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 Minnesota-Duluth 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 UMD Bachelor's Degrees

UMD ranks higher than 59% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 70% $25,000 $52,822 70%
Anthropology 47% Not Reported $26,353 47%
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 40% $22,315 $31,941 40%
Biology, General 60% $24,000 $30,305 60%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 66% $21,500 $46,673 66%
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences 64% $26,000 $33,138 64%
Chemical Engineering 53% $25,000 $67,420 53%
Chemistry 38% $23,401 $36,134 38%
Civil Engineering 17% $24,044 $56,114 17%
Communication and Media Studies 83% $21,750 $39,489 83%
Computer Science 29% $21,500 $57,318 29%
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 55% $24,250 $55,512 55%
Criminology 87% $20,500 $40,415 87%
Design and Applied Arts 38% $21,250 $32,658 38%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 67% $25,000 $25,194 67%
Economics 22% $20,000 $40,209 22%
Education, Other 87% $25,500 $42,682 87%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 37% $25,500 $67,758 37%
English Language and Literature, General 25% $21,500 $25,658 25%
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 50% Not Reported $29,685 50%
Finance and Financial Management Services 42% $21,500 $48,510 42%
Fine and Studio Arts 27% $26,000 $22,970 27%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 57% Not Reported $38,289 57%
Graphic Communications 67% $27,000 $35,416 67%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 74% $23,000 $47,260 74%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 76% $25,686 $33,637 76%
Industrial Engineering 29% Not Reported $63,501 29%
International Relations and National Security Studies 50% Not Reported $36,848 50%
Marketing 86% $23,250 $49,752 86%
Mathematics 29% $21,954 $39,729 29%
Mechanical Engineering 50% $22,000 $65,638 50%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 37% $26,000 $30,771 37%
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 25% $26,551 $27,476 25%
Philosophy 47% $27,000 $29,685 47%
Political Science and Government 66% $25,000 $38,289 66%
Psychology, General 81% $21,034 $34,099 81%
Public Health 59% $27,000 $36,185 59%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 36% $25,250 $30,228 36%
Social Work 92% $18,913 $38,289 92%
Sociology 80% Not Reported $37,208 80%
Statistics 16% $22,602 $40,467 16%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 38% $23,072 $34,526 38%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 46% $27,000 $36,294 46%

Salary Scores for UMD Master's Degrees

UMD ranks higher than 79% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 59% $50,500 $57,318 59%
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 94% Not Reported $62,489 94%
Social Work 81% $44,462 $50,856 81%

University of Minnesota-Duluth Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Blake B. 11/27/2017

University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) has many classes from which to choose for the size of the university, and graduate courses can be taken during undergrad. Class sizes become more intimate after generals are finished, an average of 16-20 people per class or fewer in more advanced classes. UMD is for students who want a big campus that doesn't seem frightening of overwhelming. UMD is becoming more and more accommodating towards those who are vegan; there are many food options to choose from, again, for the... Read More

Sean D 12/13/2016

UMD offered experience opportunities to it's Graphic Design students through on-campus positions and clubs. The courses could have been more career-driven and technical. The professors were great and offered a vast range of experience from working at 3M to Chicago based agencies. I would recommend the program to anyone looking into Graphic Design.