University of Northern Colorado Rankings by Salary Score

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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 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 UNC Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Anthropology 21 94% 94% $21,500 $22,580 21
Biology, General 84 98% 98% $24,810 $34,260 84
Business Administration, Management and Operations 56 99% 99% $21,060 $44,300 56
Chemistry 55 100% 100% $23,660 $39,150 55
Communication and Media Studies 69 99% 99% $21,120 $36,670 69
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 53 100% 100% $20,500 $26,350 53
Criminal Justice and Corrections 47 97% 97% $19,400 $35,120 47
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 53 91% 91% $15,500 $33,990 53
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 76 97% 97% $24,700 $26,350 76
Economics 35 96% 96% $24,250 $44,650 35
English Language and Literature, General 37 98% 98% $20,500 $27,550 37
Fine and Studio Arts 74 88% 88% $25,000 $29,690 74
Geography and Cartography 83 92% 92% Not Reported $42,730 83
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 43 100% 100% Not Reported $35,990 43
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 86 98% 98% $22,750 $35,350 86
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 41 97% 97% $21,500 $32,930 41
History 53 97% 97% $21,250 $31,420 53
International/Global Studies 19 85% 85% Not Reported $24,040 19
Journalism 55 100% 100% $20,500 $33,350 55
Mathematics 22 100% 100% $18,900 $37,330 22
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 51 98% 98% $23,000 $36,610 51
Music 29 93% 93% $23,500 $23,800 29
Nutrition Sciences 39 96% 96% $19,490 $29,690 39
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management 62 95% 95% $21,300 $33,570 62
Philosophy 58 100% 100% Not Reported $31,850 58
Physics 27 100% 100% $25,500 $36,850 27
Political Science and Government 28 89% 89% $21,960 $31,310 28
Psychology, General 60 96% 96% $20,600 $31,090 60
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 28 99% 99% $18,780 $59,230 28
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 52 100% 100% Not Reported $33,280 52
Sociology 58 95% 95% $20,000 $33,690 58
Special Education and Teaching 22 100% 100% $24,500 $34,700 22
Sustainability Studies 46 96% 96% $18,500 $35,600 46
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 22 99% 99% $20,500 $32,250 22
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 55 97% 97% $27,000 $37,480 55

Salary Scores for UNC Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 33 100% 100% Not Reported $58,480 33
American Sign Language 26 100% 100% $38,190 $50,440 26
Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education 8 100% 100% Not Reported $47,260 8
Biology, General 17 100% 100% $34,010 $18,770 17
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 39 96% 96% $43,790 $44,230 39
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 31 97% 97% $48,150 $52,730 31
Education, General 18 95% 95% $31,140 $42,100 18
Educational Administration and Supervision 40 99% 99% $25,390 $53,180 40
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 64 96% 96% $30,770 $44,540 64
Music 44 100% 100% $44,240 $30,410 44
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 29 100% 100% Not Reported $87,970 29
Special Education and Teaching 30 98% 98% $28,930 $46,090 30
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 41 100% 100% $58,150 $43,180 41

Salary Scores for UNC Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 27 100% 100% $74,680 $59,560 27
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 87 100% 100% Not Reported $79,280 87
Educational Administration and Supervision 18 98% 98% Not Reported $65,970 18
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 28 93% 93% $73,820 $101,960 28

Most Recent Reviews

Finally-Done 6/29/2021

The majority of classes in UNCO's MBA program are based around reading the provided textbook and answering questions provided directly from the publisher. Unfortunately, some of these assignments are very broken and wrong. For example, in the International Business course there are a set of video assignments where you watch a 5-10 minute clip and then answer questions on them. Multiple of these assignments had questions that were definitely geared towards another video rather than the one you would have just... Read More

Amber 5/17/2021

The decision to go to UNC is apparently going to haunt me for the rest of my life. The classes themselves were good and the campus is nice however the financial aid department is a mess and mess up a lot. They kept asking for my dad's tax return information saying it was the reason that my financial aid hadn't been applied. So I sent it in. Multiple times. Every time I visited the office they told me the same thing. Needed the tax returns. Eventually I ended up talking with a manager in the office who found... Read More