University of Nebraska-Lincoln Rankings by Salary Score

Salary Scores
 55
Bachelor's
 41
Master's
 29
Doctoral
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University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Top Rankings

University of Nebraska-Lincoln is ranked on 2 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


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 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 UNL Associate Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Agricultural Production Operations 37 92% 92% $9,760 $28,240 37
Veterinary/Animal Health Technologies/Technicians 29 97% 97% $13,000 $28,000 29

Salary Scores for UNL Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 51 100% 100% $22,790 $48,730 51
Agricultural Business and Management 55 97% 97% $15,360 $44,760 55
Agricultural Mechanization 61 97% 97% $21,500 $52,940 61
Agriculture, General 93 93% 93% $19,500 $46,480 93
Animal Sciences 83 97% 97% $21,390 $34,980 83
Anthropology 22 94% 94% $20,800 $22,820 22
Apparel and Textiles 57 100% 100% $23,250 $37,420 57
Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services 27 96% 96% $22,250 $35,590 27
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 32 100% 100% $21,500 $30,410 32
Biological/Biosystems Engineering 42 100% 100% $19,850 $49,680 42
Biology, General 53 99% 99% $21,000 $29,410 53
Business Administration, Management and Operations 63 97% 97% $19,000 $45,760 63
Business/Managerial Economics 62 98% 98% $20,000 $50,860 62
Chemical Engineering 58 97% 97% $18,170 $68,500 58
Civil Engineering 25 100% 100% $18,550 $57,660 25
Communication and Media Studies 81 96% 96% $19,860 $39,150 81
Computer and Information Sciences, General 73 96% 96% $21,750 $67,660 73
Computer Engineering 60 100% 100% $16,500 $74,790 60
Construction Engineering Technologies 45 100% 100% $24,750 $63,250 45
Criminal Justice and Corrections 59 96% 96% $22,500 $37,210 59
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 62 97% 97% $26,080 $24,620 62
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 23 98% 98% $18,500 $64,330 23
English Language and Literature, General 63 99% 99% $19,500 $31,420 63
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Studies 13 97% 97% $20,500 $29,850 13
Finance and Financial Management Services 57 97% 97% $25,000 $52,270 57
Fine and Studio Arts 47 99% 99% $26,000 $25,890 47
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services 34 96% 96% $23,800 $29,900 34
Geography and Cartography 36 92% 92% Not Reported $33,990 36
History 42 95% 95% $26,740 $29,410 42
Hospitality Administration/Management 49 99% 99% $22,690 $37,310 49
Interior Architecture 53 100% 100% $24,250 $43,430 53
International Business 4 100% 100% Not Reported $29,640 4
International/Global Studies 36 85% 85% $19,500 $29,410 36
Journalism 34 99% 99% $22,500 $30,360 34
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 90 95% 95% $19,780 $68,670 90
Marketing 79 99% 99% $20,500 $47,850 79
Mathematics 42 100% 100% $20,500 $43,800 42
Mechanical Engineering 50 100% 100% $19,000 $65,650 50
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 36 99% 99% $21,430 $30,620 36
Plant Sciences 83 94% 94% $19,670 $45,210 83
Political Science and Government 21 98% 98% $20,500 $29,690 21
Psychology, General 65 98% 98% $22,780 $31,760 65
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 66 97% 97% $22,250 $40,210 66
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 46 94% 94% $17,050 $32,160 46
Security Science and Technology 55 100% 100% $21,090 $39,150 55
Sociology 32 94% 94% $23,440 $30,050 32
Special Education and Teaching 53 98% 98% $23,430 $38,600 53
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 74 98% 98% $22,500 $39,060 74
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 67 99% 99% $25,000 $39,150 67

Salary Scores for UNL Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 16 100% 100% $14,510 $54,880 16
Agriculture, General 76 100% 100% Not Reported $59,420 76
Business Administration, Management and Operations 72 98% 98% $33,930 $83,770 72
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 9 96% 96% $38,290 $46,920 9
Curriculum and Instruction 36 100% 100% $20,260 $46,590 36
Educational Administration and Supervision 16 95% 95% $25,410 $43,430 16
Fine and Studio Arts 36 100% 100% Not Reported $28,240 36
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services 19 100% 100% $14,600 $41,340 19
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 41 98% 98% $30,750 $40,140 41
Journalism 67 100% 100% Not Reported $47,260 67
Music 79 94% 94% Not Reported $41,790 79
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 55 100% 100% Not Reported $50,760 55
Zoology/Animal Biology 97 100% 100% Not Reported $60,160 97

Salary Scores for UNL Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Architecture 12 100% 100% $41,740 $51,150 12
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 17 100% 100% Not Reported $56,420 17
Educational Administration and Supervision 39 99% 99% $45,830 $77,720 39
English Language and Literature, General 9 100% 100% Not Reported $42,680 9
Law 34 98% 98% $58,620 $56,140 34
Mathematics 37 88% 88% Not Reported $57,750 37
Music 66 94% 94% Not Reported $42,680 66
Psychology, General 22 100% 100% Not Reported $59,850 22

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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.