University of Notre Dame Rankings by Salary Score

Salary Scores
 94
Bachelor's
 46
Master's
 64
Doctoral
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University of Notre Dame's Top Rankings

University of Notre Dame is ranked on 14 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at University of Notre Dame

We calculated a salary score for each of University of Notre Dame'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 Notre Dame 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 ND Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 99 99% 99% $18,500 $67,390 99
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering 47 96% 96% $19,000 $65,390 47
Architecture 94 98% 98% $23,500 $57,860 94
Area Studies 70 93% 93% Not Reported $38,290 70
Biological and Physical Sciences 76 92% 92% $19,000 $38,290 76
Biology, General 14 89% 89% $19,000 $23,110 14
Business/Commerce, General 99 98% 98% $17,500 $65,820 99
Chemical Engineering 82 99% 99% $19,000 $74,310 82
Civil Engineering 90 100% 100% $15,160 $68,220 90
Computer and Information Sciences, General 96 94% 94% $19,000 $86,870 96
Computer Engineering 84 100% 100% Not Reported $83,920 84
Design and Applied Arts 83 100% 100% $17,500 $42,680 83
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 100 92% 92% $21,000 $43,580 100
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 100 100% 100% Not Reported $61,520 100
Economics 96 97% 97% $18,110 $69,340 96
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 65 95% 95% $13,690 $73,770 65
English Language and Literature, General 100 98% 98% $19,000 $49,580 100
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 89 100% 100% Not Reported $62,010 89
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 96 94% 94% $21,000 $38,290 96
Finance and Financial Management Services 100 96% 96% $19,000 $90,070 100
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs 4 86% 86% $20,100 $13,700 4
History 99 94% 94% $19,000 $46,090 99
International/Global Studies 100 93% 93% Not Reported $80,560 100
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 21 93% 93% $21,000 $26,900 21
Management Information Systems and Services 96 97% 97% $19,000 $73,450 96
Marketing 98 94% 94% $20,350 $56,930 98
Mathematics 94 100% 100% $19,000 $63,750 94
Mathematics and Statistics, Other 80 100% 100% $18,500 $77,830 80
Mechanical Engineering 92 99% 99% $18,000 $74,040 92
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 66 100% 100% Not Reported $39,370 66
Neurobiology and Neurosciences 18 96% 96% $19,000 $23,350 18
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 92 100% 100% Not Reported $50,270 92
Philosophy 28 100% 100% $17,800 $25,190 28
Political Science and Government 91 92% 92% $19,250 $44,670 91
Psychology, General 97 95% 95% $19,000 $39,100 97
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 95 93% 93% $18,250 $44,970 95
Sociology 50 100% 100% Not Reported $32,560 50
Theological and Ministerial Studies 55 94% 94% $19,500 $30,410 55

Salary Scores for ND Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Architecture 100 87% 87% Not Reported $67,660 100
Engineering Science 37 100% 100% $20,500 $83,180 37
English Language and Literature, General 32 93% 93% Not Reported $35,330 32
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 40 82% 82% $52,800 $48,430 40
Theological and Ministerial Studies 28 88% 88% Not Reported $38,530 28

Salary Scores for ND Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 24 100% 100% $20,500 $65,980 24
Biology, General 64 100% 100% Not Reported $64,490 64
Business Administration, Management and Operations 83 95% 95% $75,500 $130,300 83
Business/Commerce, General 19 100% 100% $47,500 $67,100 19
Chemistry 21 90% 90% Not Reported $57,320 21
Educational Administration and Supervision 20 95% 95% Not Reported $67,100 20
English Language and Literature, General 38 100% 100% Not Reported $50,230 38
Law 81 98% 98% $126,960 $95,300 81
Mechanical Engineering 76 92% 92% Not Reported $106,420 76
Psychology, General 81 100% 100% Not Reported $76,460 81
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 3 100% 100% Not Reported $46,670 3
Theological and Ministerial Studies 65 100% 100% Not Reported $59,350 65

Most Recent Reviews

Paige Johnson 1/15/2020

Notre Dame is a phenomenal place to learn, and I will recommend it to anyone who will listen. Notre Dame has challenging academics, a prestigious place in academia, but best of all it has a community atmosphere that is unparalleled. The comradery is intoxicating and the tailgates can make anyones week of classes worth it. More so than that, the school stands on 5 pillars: mind, heart, zeal, family, and hope. Throughout your education, these pillars will slowly seep into your subconscious and give you a feeling... Read More

Anonymous 12/16/2019

Though financial support in the low cost of living area of South Bend is plenty sufficient, the ACMS department's academic environment too heavily tends to lone wolf style advising, only advising students per individual standards of each PI, discouraging interdisciplinary work. Program design is not well aligned given current academic and industry job markets, where graduates are prepared primarily only for job options in financial/data science industry, despite diversity of options that should be under the... Read More