University of Nebraska-Lincoln Rankings Based on Salary

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln ranks better than 55% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln ranks better than 61% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Top Ranking

Salary and Debt by Major at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

We calculated a salary score for each of University of Nebraska-Lincoln'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 Nebraska-Lincoln 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 UNL Associate Degrees

UNL ranks higher than 33% of colleges for associate degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Agricultural Production Operations 37% $9,762 $28,236 37%
Veterinary/Animal Health Technologies/Technicians 29% $13,000 $27,995 29%

Salary Scores for UNL Bachelor's Degrees

UNL ranks higher than 55% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 51% $22,786 $48,725 51%
Agricultural Business and Management 55% $15,358 $44,755 55%
Agricultural Mechanization 61% $21,500 $52,941 61%
Agriculture, General 93% $19,500 $46,478 93%
Animal Sciences 83% $21,393 $34,978 83%
Anthropology 22% $20,796 $22,824 22%
Apparel and Textiles 57% $23,250 $37,424 57%
Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services 27% $22,250 $35,594 27%
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 32% $21,500 $30,409 32%
Biological/Biosystems Engineering 42% $19,854 $49,683 42%
Biology, General 53% $21,000 $29,413 53%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 63% $19,000 $45,758 63%
Business/Managerial Economics 62% $20,000 $50,856 62%
Chemical Engineering 58% $18,174 $68,499 58%
Civil Engineering 25% $18,550 $57,657 25%
Communication and Media Studies 81% $19,864 $39,153 81%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 73% $21,750 $67,660 73%
Computer Engineering 60% $16,500 $74,786 60%
Construction Engineering Technologies 45% $24,750 $63,253 45%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 59% $22,500 $37,208 59%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 62% $26,076 $24,615 62%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 23% $18,500 $64,328 23%
English Language and Literature, General 63% $19,500 $31,423 63%
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Studies 13% $20,500 $29,845 13%
Finance and Financial Management Services 57% $25,000 $52,274 57%
Fine and Studio Arts 47% $26,000 $25,889 47%
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services 34% $23,798 $29,902 34%
Geography and Cartography 36% Not Reported $33,993 36%
History 42% $26,744 $29,413 42%
Hospitality Administration/Management 49% $22,686 $37,306 49%
Interior Architecture 53% $24,250 $43,426 53%
International Business 4% Not Reported $29,639 4%
International/Global Studies 36% $19,500 $29,413 36%
Journalism 34% $22,500 $30,363 34%
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 90% $19,783 $68,666 90%
Marketing 79% $20,500 $47,846 79%
Mathematics 42% $20,500 $43,798 42%
Mechanical Engineering 50% $19,000 $65,651 50%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 36% $21,430 $30,616 36%
Plant Sciences 83% $19,673 $45,207 83%
Political Science and Government 21% $20,500 $29,685 21%
Psychology, General 65% $22,784 $31,763 65%
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 66% $22,250 $40,209 66%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 46% $17,053 $32,162 46%
Security Science and Technology 55% $21,088 $39,153 55%
Sociology 32% $23,437 $30,047 32%
Special Education and Teaching 53% $23,428 $38,597 53%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 74% $22,500 $39,060 74%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 67% $25,000 $39,153 67%

Salary Scores for UNL Master's Degrees

UNL ranks higher than 41% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 16% $14,512 $54,880 16%
Agriculture, General 76% Not Reported $59,417 76%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 72% $33,933 $83,768 72%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 9% $38,288 $46,924 9%
Curriculum and Instruction 36% $20,263 $46,589 36%
Educational Administration and Supervision 16% $25,413 $43,426 16%
Fine and Studio Arts 36% Not Reported $28,236 36%
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services 19% $14,596 $41,342 19%
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 41% $30,750 $40,140 41%
Journalism 67% Not Reported $47,260 67%
Music 79% Not Reported $41,789 79%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 55% Not Reported $50,760 55%
Zoology/Animal Biology 97% Not Reported $60,161 97%

Salary Scores for UNL Doctoral Degrees

UNL ranks higher than 29% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Architecture 12% $41,735 $51,145 12%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 17% Not Reported $56,415 17%
Educational Administration and Supervision 39% $45,828 $77,715 39%
English Language and Literature, General 9% Not Reported $42,682 9%
Law 34% $58,621 $56,140 34%
Mathematics 37% Not Reported $57,750 37%
Music 66% Not Reported $42,682 66%
Psychology, General 22% Not Reported $59,846 22%

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Jamie Adler 12/5/2019

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln holds a meaningful place in my heart. I felt at home at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The quality of education was superior and at the same time I felt very capable and supported in my undergrad career. There are many opportunities to recieve additional service and to get involved.

Jamie Adler 12/5/2019

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln holds a meaningful place in my heart. I felt at home at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The quality of education was superior and at the same time I felt very capable and supported in my undergrad career. There are many opportunities to recieve additional service and to get involved.