University of Notre Dame Rankings Based on Salary

  • University of Notre Dame ranks better than 94% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • University of Notre Dame ranks better than 81% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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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 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 ND Bachelor's Degrees

ND ranks higher than 94% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 99% $18,500 $67,389 99%
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering 47% $19,000 $65,387 47%
Architecture 94% $23,500 $57,860 94%
Area Studies 70% Not Reported $38,289 70%
Biological and Physical Sciences 76% $19,000 $38,289 76%
Biology, General 14% $19,000 $23,113 14%
Business/Commerce, General 99% $17,500 $65,820 99%
Chemical Engineering 82% $19,000 $74,307 82%
Civil Engineering 90% $15,160 $68,219 90%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 96% $19,000 $86,867 96%
Computer Engineering 84% Not Reported $83,915 84%
Design and Applied Arts 83% $17,500 $42,682 83%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 99% $21,000 $43,575 99%
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 99% Not Reported $61,516 99%
Economics 96% $18,110 $69,338 96%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 65% $13,690 $73,769 65%
English Language and Literature, General 99% $19,000 $49,579 99%
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 89% Not Reported $62,012 89%
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 96% $21,000 $38,289 96%
Finance and Financial Management Services 99% $19,000 $90,067 99%
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs 4% $20,100 $13,702 4%
History 99% $19,000 $46,087 99%
International/Global Studies 99% Not Reported $80,556 99%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 21% $21,000 $26,896 21%
Management Information Systems and Services 96% $19,000 $73,446 96%
Marketing 98% $20,346 $56,931 98%
Mathematics 94% $19,000 $63,749 94%
Mathematics and Statistics, Other 80% $18,500 $77,829 80%
Mechanical Engineering 92% $18,000 $74,038 92%
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 66% Not Reported $39,369 66%
Neurobiology and Neurosciences 18% $19,000 $23,351 18%
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 92% Not Reported $50,270 92%
Philosophy 28% $17,800 $25,194 28%
Political Science and Government 91% $19,250 $44,666 91%
Psychology, General 97% $19,000 $39,099 97%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 95% $18,250 $44,971 95%
Sociology 50% Not Reported $32,563 50%
Theological and Ministerial Studies 55% $19,500 $30,409 55%

Salary Scores for ND Master's Degrees

ND ranks higher than 46% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Architecture 99% Not Reported $67,660 99%
Engineering Science 37% $20,500 $83,177 37%
English Language and Literature, General 32% Not Reported $35,330 32%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 40% $52,802 $48,432 40%
Theological and Ministerial Studies 28% Not Reported $38,529 28%

Salary Scores for ND Doctoral Degrees

ND ranks higher than 64% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 24% $20,500 $65,983 24%
Biology, General 64% Not Reported $64,493 64%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 83% $75,500 $130,300 83%
Business/Commerce, General 19% $47,500 $67,101 19%
Chemistry 21% Not Reported $57,318 21%
Educational Administration and Supervision 20% Not Reported $67,101 20%
English Language and Literature, General 38% Not Reported $50,231 38%
Law 81% $126,962 $95,295 81%
Mechanical Engineering 76% Not Reported $106,421 76%
Psychology, General 81% Not Reported $76,460 81%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 3% Not Reported $46,673 3%
Theological and Ministerial Studies 65% Not Reported $59,350 65%

University of Notre Dame Reviews

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

Cathleen Houlihan 6/30/2019

My undergraduate education has been the best decision of my life so far. During my time at the University of Notre Dame, I was challenged to think about not only my education but my faith, my family, and the world in a new light. Receiving a faith-based education in a community that values education and community to the highest regard is an experience that not many undergraduates receive. From the choice of classes to the on-campus community to the numerous clubs and societies, these staples of Notre Dame... Read More