University of Northern Colorado Rankings Based on Salary

  • University of Northern Colorado ranks better than 51% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • University of Northern Colorado ranks better than 64% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at University of Northern Colorado

We calculated a salary score for each of University of Northern Colorado'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 Northern Colorado 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 UNC Bachelor's Degrees

UNC ranks higher than 51% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Anthropology 21% $21,500 $22,578 21%
Biology, General 84% $24,813 $34,259 84%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 56% $21,062 $44,298 56%
Chemistry 55% $23,656 $39,153 55%
Communication and Media Studies 69% $21,118 $36,668 69%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 53% $20,500 $26,353 53%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 47% $19,400 $35,123 47%
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 53% $15,500 $33,993 53%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 76% $24,700 $26,353 76%
Economics 35% $24,250 $44,649 35%
English Language and Literature, General 37% $20,500 $27,548 37%
Fine and Studio Arts 74% $25,000 $29,685 74%
Geography and Cartography 83% Not Reported $42,728 83%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 43% Not Reported $35,988 43%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 86% $22,749 $35,351 86%
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 41% $21,501 $32,925 41%
History 53% $21,250 $31,423 53%
International/Global Studies 19% Not Reported $24,035 19%
Journalism 55% $20,500 $33,352 55%
Mathematics 22% $18,899 $37,328 22%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 51% $23,000 $36,608 51%
Music 29% $23,500 $23,803 29%
Nutrition Sciences 39% $19,489 $29,685 39%
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management 62% $21,298 $33,565 62%
Philosophy 58% Not Reported $31,848 58%
Physics 27% $25,500 $36,848 27%
Political Science and Government 28% $21,959 $31,314 28%
Psychology, General 60% $20,595 $31,090 60%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 28% $18,782 $59,230 28%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 52% Not Reported $33,281 52%
Sociology 58% $20,000 $33,687 58%
Special Education and Teaching 22% $24,500 $34,704 22%
Sustainability Studies 46% $18,500 $35,600 46%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 22% $20,500 $32,245 22%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 55% $27,000 $37,478 55%

Salary Scores for UNC Master's Degrees

UNC ranks higher than 33% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 33% Not Reported $58,479 33%
American Sign Language 26% $38,189 $50,439 26%
Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education 8% Not Reported $47,260 8%
Biology, General 17% $34,010 $18,771 17%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 39% $43,794 $44,227 39%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 31% $48,152 $52,733 31%
Education, General 18% $31,136 $42,099 18%
Educational Administration and Supervision 40% $25,386 $53,179 40%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 64% $30,770 $44,542 64%
Music 44% $44,238 $30,409 44%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 29% Not Reported $87,973 29%
Special Education and Teaching 30% $28,933 $46,087 30%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 41% $58,146 $43,178 41%

Salary Scores for UNC Doctoral Degrees

UNC ranks higher than 30% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 27% $74,680 $59,562 27%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 87% Not Reported $79,284 87%
Educational Administration and Supervision 18% Not Reported $65,969 18%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 28% $73,817 $101,964 28%

University of Northern Colorado Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Christian Griffin 10/21/2019

Awesome college , great teachers, and great programs. Every time i stepped into that university the staff was so friendly and helpful. I truly felt like i belonged. The class sizes were perfect not to many kids and applied a hands on learning that truly benefited me in so many ways. Its nice to see your professors know your work ethic and who you are. The Professors were extremely helpful as well in all aspects. Dorms and college life there was great.

Erica Trisler 9/26/2019

It remains solid in its historical reputation. I enjoyed my experience with the school as a resident undergrad. I also appreciated the selection of liberal arts courses that were available. I appreciated the professors that I took sociology, psychology, and liberal arts courses from. They had well-informed, diverse, and representative opinions. They had added a course called "Women Identified Theory" during my third semester, and I remember that course as being revolutionary at the time, because it focused... Read More