University of Nevada at Las Vegas Rankings by Salary Score

Salary Scores
 59
Bachelor's
 61
Master's
 77
Doctoral
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University of Nevada at Las Vegas's Top Rankings

University of Nevada at Las Vegas is ranked on 7 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


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 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 UNLV Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 61 97% 97% $17,660 $50,900 61
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 70 98% 98% $25,200 $60,450 70
Anthropology 38 94% 94% $25,000 $25,190 38
Biology, General 33 94% 94% $18,670 $26,590 33
Business Administration, Management and Operations 32 97% 97% $20,000 $38,690 32
Civil Engineering 89 96% 96% $25,550 $67,850 89
Communication and Media Studies 71 93% 93% $19,170 $37,100 71
Computer Engineering 4 100% 100% $29,500 $49,640 4
Computer Science 34 90% 90% $16,130 $59,730 34
Criminal Justice and Corrections 53 96% 96% $17,000 $36,100 53
Dance 74 100% 100% $21,260 $27,290 74
Design and Applied Arts 60 85% 85% $20,000 $37,210 60
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 96 96% 96% $20,500 $31,130 96
Economics 46 98% 98% $24,500 $47,730 46
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 40 97% 97% $22,250 $68,380 40
English Language and Literature, General 25 88% 88% $19,240 $25,580 25
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations 54 100% 100% Not Reported $42,680 54
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 9 91% 91% $19,270 $19,680 9
Finance and Financial Management Services 27 96% 96% $18,000 $44,400 27
Fine and Studio Arts 62 92% 92% $20,510 $27,870 62
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 77 95% 95% $27,610 $41,940 77
Health and Medical Administrative Services 25 97% 97% $21,000 $34,770 25
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 33 93% 93% $17,730 $28,130 33
History 61 88% 88% $16,500 $32,660 61
Hospitality Administration/Management 82 97% 97% $18,500 $43,150 82
Human Services, General 77 93% 93% $26,230 $36,020 77
International Business 15 94% 94% $15,300 $36,850 15
Marketing 39 98% 98% $16,580 $40,510 39
Mechanical Engineering 13 94% 94% $19,000 $58,940 13
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 33 92% 92% $22,200 $32,570 33
Music 99 94% 94% $30,000 $44,950 99
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 26 100% 100% Not Reported $28,600 26
Nutrition Sciences 62 93% 93% $29,750 $32,930 62
Philosophy 31 93% 93% $23,250 $25,970 31
Political Science and Government 55 94% 94% $19,000 $36,160 55
Psychology, General 58 91% 91% $18,500 $30,920 58
Public Administration 57 96% 96% $20,000 $45,130 57
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 83 99% 99% $15,000 $75,810 83
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 56 75% 75% $20,500 $33,990 56
Social Sciences, General 69 72% 72% $19,440 $38,290 69
Social Work 100 100% 100% $25,310 $44,020 100
Sociology 56 92% 92% $21,750 $33,380 56
Special Education and Teaching 67 100% 100% $19,520 $40,370 67
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 93 97% 97% $19,380 $43,180 93
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 53 100% 100% $17,210 $37,210 53

Salary Scores for UNLV Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 46 96% 96% $14,640 $60,620 46
Architecture 28 97% 97% Not Reported $51,270 28
Business Administration, Management and Operations 85 95% 95% $37,110 $93,820 85
Civil Engineering 82 100% 100% Not Reported $78,340 82
Communication and Media Studies 79 100% 100% Not Reported $58,220 79
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management 17 100% 100% Not Reported $68,220 17
Curriculum and Instruction 66 96% 96% $23,310 $52,620 66
Economics 44 100% 100% Not Reported $62,010 44
Educational Administration and Supervision 74 98% 98% $33,460 $64,990 74
Health and Medical Administrative Services 52 100% 100% $22,550 $71,020 52
Hospitality Administration/Management 99 100% 100% $41,000 $80,200 99
Public Administration 56 100% 100% $41,000 $55,960 56
Public Health 62 100% 100% Not Reported $58,670 62
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 60 98% 98% $41,390 $106,420 60
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 52 100% 100% Not Reported $37,570 52
Social Work 71 96% 96% $41,000 $48,880 71
Special Education and Teaching 43 99% 99% $27,360 $48,780 43
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 11 96% 96% $48,420 $36,220 11
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 76 98% 98% $20,500 $52,110 76

Salary Scores for UNLV Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Curriculum and Instruction 51 86% 86% Not Reported $71,020 51
Dentistry 81 95% 95% $327,220 $125,020 81
Law 56 96% 96% $85,790 $73,580 56
Music 66 96% 96% Not Reported $42,680 66
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 60 100% 100% Not Reported $122,040 60
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 100 98% 98% $102,390 $86,130 100

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

Walker 4/30/2020

UNLV is easily one of the worst universities in the country. They claim to offer a wide variety of degree programs however, they do not actually offer the classes to obtain that degree. The acceptance rate is over 80%, yet less than 40% are able to graduate. As someone who attended, its not because their classes are difficult, its because the classes don't actually exist or are not offered for4-5 semesters at a time. So what do you do when your scholarship requires a full-time commitment to cover the cost... Read More