University of Nevada at Las Vegas Rankings Based on Salary

  • University of Nevada at Las Vegas ranks better than 59% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • University of Nevada at Las Vegas ranks better than 79% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at University of Nevada at Las Vegas

We calculated a salary score for each of University of Nevada at Las Vegas'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 Nevada at Las Vegas 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 UNLV Bachelor's Degrees

UNLV 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 61% $17,660 $50,902 61%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 70% $25,195 $60,452 70%
Anthropology 38% $25,000 $25,194 38%
Biology, General 33% $18,670 $26,585 33%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 32% $20,000 $38,694 32%
Civil Engineering 89% $25,547 $67,846 89%
Communication and Media Studies 71% $19,169 $37,104 71%
Computer Engineering 4% $29,500 $49,644 4%
Computer Science 34% $16,132 $59,726 34%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 53% $17,000 $36,102 53%
Dance 74% $21,255 $27,291 74%
Design and Applied Arts 60% $20,000 $37,208 60%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 96% $20,500 $31,133 96%
Economics 46% $24,500 $47,729 46%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 40% $22,250 $68,379 40%
English Language and Literature, General 25% $19,240 $25,580 25%
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations 54% Not Reported $42,682 54%
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 9% $19,270 $19,683 9%
Finance and Financial Management Services 27% $18,004 $44,399 27%
Fine and Studio Arts 62% $20,514 $27,874 62%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 77% $27,612 $41,937 77%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 25% $21,000 $34,769 25%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 33% $17,730 $28,133 33%
History 61% $16,500 $32,658 61%
Hospitality Administration/Management 82% $18,500 $43,152 82%
Human Services, General 77% $26,228 $36,015 77%
International Business 15% $15,300 $36,848 15%
Marketing 39% $16,583 $40,510 39%
Mechanical Engineering 13% $19,000 $58,943 13%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 33% $22,196 $32,569 33%
Music 99% $30,000 $44,950 99%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 26% Not Reported $28,598 26%
Nutrition Sciences 62% $29,750 $32,925 62%
Philosophy 31% $23,250 $25,967 31%
Political Science and Government 55% $19,000 $36,156 55%
Psychology, General 58% $18,500 $30,916 58%
Public Administration 57% $20,000 $45,127 57%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 83% $15,000 $75,814 83%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 56% $20,500 $33,993 56%
Social Sciences, General 69% $19,441 $38,289 69%
Social Work 99% $25,312 $44,021 99%
Sociology 56% $21,750 $33,382 56%
Special Education and Teaching 67% $19,524 $40,368 67%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 93% $19,384 $43,178 93%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 53% $17,213 $37,208 53%

Salary Scores for UNLV Master's Degrees

UNLV ranks higher than 61% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 46% $14,638 $60,623 46%
Architecture 28% Not Reported $51,273 28%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 85% $37,106 $93,816 85%
Civil Engineering 82% Not Reported $78,343 82%
Communication and Media Studies 79% Not Reported $58,221 79%
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management 17% Not Reported $68,219 17%
Curriculum and Instruction 66% $23,311 $52,618 66%
Economics 44% Not Reported $62,012 44%
Educational Administration and Supervision 74% $33,464 $64,990 74%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 52% $22,552 $71,015 52%
Hospitality Administration/Management 99% $41,000 $80,198 99%
Public Administration 56% $41,000 $55,964 56%
Public Health 62% Not Reported $58,673 62%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 60% $41,387 $106,421 60%
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 52% Not Reported $37,568 52%
Social Work 71% $41,000 $48,883 71%
Special Education and Teaching 43% $27,356 $48,784 43%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 11% $48,418 $36,220 11%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 76% $20,500 $52,107 76%

Salary Scores for UNLV Doctoral Degrees

UNLV ranks higher than 77% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Curriculum and Instruction 51% Not Reported $71,015 51%
Dentistry 81% $327,221 $125,015 81%
Law 56% $85,790 $73,579 56%
Music 66% Not Reported $42,682 66%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 60% Not Reported $122,038 60%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 99% $102,394 $86,129 99%

University of Nevada at Las Vegas Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Irwin Munoz 1/9/2021

UNLV does have opportunities for students in networking with students orgs, faculty, and community members. You have to go get it. Having a support system is a must and building one takes time and energy. I was able to attain a full ride and more than I could imagine, such as presenting research at international conference sponsored by UNLV and learning from doctoral students in labs. Although there are negatives to any aspect, such financial aid takes a lengthy time to process many things and the student... Read More

Working Actor 8/26/2020

Where to even begin? It was an absolute nightmare of a program. We had two main instructors (white, 60s, male) for the duration of the three year program who were responsible for a majority of our weekly credit hours every semester. One was an English major with a masters in directing... attempting to indoctrinate students with his own acting technique, which is actually no more than reimagined movement technique with a plethora of "borrowed" techniques ala Laban, Linklater, and Alexander with new nomenclature.... Read More