University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Rankings by Salary Score

Salary Scores
 72
Bachelor's
 69
Master's
 54
Doctoral

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities's Top Rankings

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is ranked on 14 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

We calculated a salary score for each of University of Minnesota-Twin Cities'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-Twin Cities 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.

U of M Bachelor's Degree Salary Score

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 94 98% $21,640 $60,900 94
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering 36 94% $23,000 $63,900 36
Agricultural Business and Management 83 100% $20,250 $50,440 83
Agricultural Engineering 54 100% $22,530 $57,770 54
Animal Sciences 87 99% $17,310 $35,670 87
Anthropology 71 93% $20,500 $29,410 71
Apparel and Textiles 67 100% $23,000 $38,720 67
Architecture 27 95% $23,250 $41,820 27
Astronomy and Astrophysics 86 100% Not Reported $44,940 86
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 26 96% $19,000 $29,140 26
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 100 100% Not Reported $66,030 100
Biology, General 84 95% $20,250 $34,330 84
Biomedical/Medical Engineering 65 97% $22,950 $61,020 65
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection 70 100% $22,070 $68,500 70
Business Administration, Management and Operations 98 99% $20,500 $60,730 98
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences 59 96% $21,000 $32,330 59
Chemical Engineering 65 95% $22,340 $70,040 65
Chemistry 86 96% $22,500 $46,090 86
Civil Engineering 46 96% $25,240 $60,710 46
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 80 100% $19,950 $64,000 80
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 89 98% $21,500 $33,460 89
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 97 100% $17,400 $47,000 97
Computer Engineering 47 96% $18,440 $70,460 47
Computer Science 55 97% $19,400 $70,320 55
Computer Systems Analysis 92 98% $20,280 $70,930 92
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 88 100% $19,600 $66,030 88
Construction Management 72 100% $20,000 $68,500 72
Criminology 46 98% $20,260 $34,580 46
Dance 87 100% $18,040 $30,410 87
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions 67 100% $17,900 $60,450 67
Design and Applied Arts 78 96% $21,500 $41,250 78
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 59 98% $21,500 $24,270 59
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 32 80% $19,500 $26,350 32
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology 68 93% $16,300 $30,310 68
Economics 60 97% $19,430 $51,830 60
Education, Other 90 98% $18,500 $44,050 90
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 44 97% $19,220 $69,340 44
English Language and Literature, General 50 96% $19,500 $29,530 50
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 57 92% $22,000 $30,550 57
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Studies 41 95% $18,480 $36,250 41
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 44 94% $20,500 $25,770 44
Finance and Financial Management Services 92 98% $21,500 $64,760 92
Fine and Studio Arts 86 93% $20,850 $31,880 86
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management 36 98% $19,500 $27,590 36
Food Science and Technology 55 100% $21,500 $46,590 55
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services 42 100% $16,980 $31,130 42
Forestry 83 97% $19,500 $45,500 83
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science 89 100% $14,000 $50,440 89
General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations 65 97% $20,850 $54,350 65
Geography and Cartography 59 95% $19,500 $37,930 59
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 17 100% $26,000 $31,130 17
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 39 91% $22,500 $33,690 39
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 88 99% $21,000 $35,730 88
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 75 98% $22,790 $43,520 75
History 39 93% $20,500 $28,960 39
Human Resources Management and Services 65 97% $18,570 $48,970 65
Industrial Engineering 51 100% $20,220 $67,940 51
International Business 78 91% $18,460 $53,700 78
International Relations and National Security Studies 25 90% $19,500 $31,310 25
Journalism 91 99% $20,500 $40,150 91
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 89 98% $19,500 $41,690 89
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 15 83% $20,380 $23,180 15
Marketing 100 99% $20,500 $60,820 100
Materials Engineering 30 98% $24,290 $61,220 30
Mathematics 70 95% $20,000 $51,790 70
Mechanical Engineering 65 99% $18,540 $67,880 65
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology 84 98% $27,000 $41,010 84
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 61 94% $18,750 $38,920 61
Music 31 97% $18,750 $24,270 31
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 77 99% $18,500 $38,290 77
Neurobiology and Neurosciences 67 95% $23,000 $32,710 67
Nutrition Sciences 78 99% $19,760 $35,590 78
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 67 100% $14,970 $34,420 67
Philosophy 56 90% $17,000 $31,420 56
Physics 69 100% $24,250 $48,850 69
Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences 77 98% $21,500 $31,690 77
Plant Sciences 12 94% $18,190 $28,600 12
Political Science and Government 63 97% $19,030 $37,620 63
Psychology, General 83 95% $19,500 $34,390 83
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 52 98% $20,500 $66,220 52
Research and Experimental Psychology 54 96% $21,500 $33,850 54
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 89 98% $18,630 $38,620 89
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 51 95% $18,700 $33,020 51
Sociology 40 98% $18,500 $31,190 40
Statistics 39 97% $21,450 $53,360 39
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 32 93% $20,250 $33,640 32
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 72 95% $21,500 $39,910 72
Urban Studies/Affairs 38 97% $21,500 $35,890 38

U of M Master's Degree Salary Score

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Architecture 22 100% $62,000 $50,230 22
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 50 92% Not Reported $53,360 50
Business Administration, Management and Operations 98 99% $60,250 $115,010 98
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning 14 100% $41,000 $48,040 14
Civil Engineering 15 93% Not Reported $65,330 15
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 47 100% $37,290 $46,090 47
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 28 100% $42,900 $52,110 28
Computer Engineering 66 100% Not Reported $109,760 66
Curriculum and Instruction 28 100% Not Reported $44,940 28
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology 44 94% $53,390 $54,870 44
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 27 100% Not Reported $84,650 27
Health and Medical Administrative Services 60 100% $49,330 $75,990 60
Human Resources Management and Services 78 100% $52,500 $75,520 78
Mechanical Engineering 7 100% Not Reported $70,680 7
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 94 100% $50,110 $54,870 94
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 69 100% $44,530 $59,650 69
Public Administration 91 100% $41,000 $69,340 91
Public Health 63 100% $42,630 $59,010 63
Public Policy Analysis 34 100% $35,150 $55,580 34
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 7 96% $53,190 $66,760 7
Social Work 74 94% $41,000 $49,500 74
Special Education and Teaching 48 100% $41,080 $49,750 48
Taxation 85 100% Not Reported $94,410 85
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 46 98% $21,850 $46,250 46
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 29 96% $28,110 $45,030 29

U of M Doctoral Degree Salary Score

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 64 100% Not Reported $75,200 64
Curriculum and Instruction 23 86% Not Reported $60,840 23
Dentistry 91 99% $254,600 $133,120 91
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology 87 100% Not Reported $78,340 87
Educational Administration and Supervision 36 100% Not Reported $76,460 36
Law 49 97% $112,940 $67,880 49
Medicine 56 100% $135,550 $58,360 56
Music 6 100% Not Reported $28,020 6
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 56 98% $155,330 $114,930 56
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 27 99% $70,490 $101,170 27
Veterinary Medicine 28 97% $183,160 $77,540 28

Reviews by Program

Most Recent Reviews

Saida Mahamud-Tukri 9/29/2019

I graduated from UMN-Twin Cities in 2017 with a B.A in Global Studies. The connections I made with faculty and peers in my program have been amazing and longlasting. The Global Studies department has been foundational to my academic success. Even though the program has many students, you're still able to have a close mentor and mentee relationship with the advisors and professors. As you progress to junior and senior year the classes get smaller and the conversations surrounding your area of study get more... Read More

Hannah Couming Nemetz 9/24/2019

I absolutely loved attending the University of Minnesota. The U of M is it's own little bustling metropolis. It is such a fun environment to learn and grow in. I was more inclined towards studying in a smaller school atmosphere, and amazingly enough I was able to find that at the University of Minnesota. The Youth Studies program is a close knit small program with incredible teaching staff and professors. If you are interested in working with youth, social justice and making the world a better place, this... Read More