University of Oregon Rankings by Salary Score

Salary Scores
 47
Bachelor's
 46
Master's
 42
Doctoral

University of Oregon's Top Rankings

University of Oregon is ranked on 3 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at University of Oregon

We calculated a salary score for each of University of Oregon'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 Oregon 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 UO Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 85 93% $19,330 $56,930 85
Anthropology 66 90% $22,090 $28,700 66
Architecture 75 91% $27,000 $51,480 75
Area Studies 47 81% Not Reported $33,280 47
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 24 96% Not Reported $28,600 24
Biological and Physical Sciences 39 95% $20,000 $30,410 39
Biology, General 35 94% $19,500 $26,930 35
Business/Commerce, General 51 96% $19,500 $44,490 51
Chemistry 35 95% $20,460 $35,590 35
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 46 95% $17,060 $25,190 46
Computer and Information Sciences, General 54 92% $20,780 $59,350 54
Design and Applied Arts 72 91% $23,000 $39,730 72
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 76 100% Not Reported $26,350 76
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 48 73% $21,490 $30,410 48
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology 25 100% Not Reported $24,620 25
Economics 36 94% $23,000 $44,910 36
Education, General 12 89% $23,170 $25,970 12
English Language and Literature, General 37 94% $21,500 $27,510 37
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 31 95% $23,950 $27,050 31
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 19 95% $21,470 $22,120 19
Fine and Studio Arts 31 89% $21,500 $23,720 31
Geography and Cartography 51 93% $19,320 $36,560 51
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 6 95% $19,500 $27,440 6
History 25 91% $19,730 $26,350 25
Human Services, General 52 94% $21,870 $32,770 52
International/Global Studies 24 93% $19,330 $25,770 24
Journalism 51 96% $21,000 $32,810 51
Landscape Architecture 17 82% Not Reported $42,680 17
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 17 86% $23,290 $23,460 17
Mathematics 50 100% $15,760 $46,090 50
Music 41 98% $21,120 $26,120 41
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 24 93% $22,670 $28,150 24
Philosophy 12 90% $22,170 $20,140 12
Physics 5 95% $18,500 $25,190 5
Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences 41 94% $23,860 $27,500 41
Political Science and Government 34 94% $21,500 $32,570 34
Psychology, General 61 95% $20,280 $31,310 61
Public Administration 22 94% $19,000 $35,060 22
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 68 97% $23,000 $40,510 68
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 46 92% $20,480 $32,190 46
Social Sciences, General 57 95% $20,500 $35,960 57
Sociology 41 95% $20,150 $31,310 41

Salary Scores for UO Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 27 100% Not Reported $57,320 27
Architecture 42 97% $81,590 $53,230 42
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management 20 94% Not Reported $34,700 20
Biology, General 80 100% Not Reported $69,340 80
Business Administration, Management and Operations 71 94% $70,870 $82,810 71
Chemistry 71 97% $27,330 $68,220 71
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning 57 100% $34,170 $56,540 57
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 50 100% $71,860 $55,960 50
Fine and Studio Arts 10 100% Not Reported $20,140 10
Interior Architecture 39 95% Not Reported $50,860 39
Journalism 33 93% Not Reported $40,490 33
Landscape Architecture 44 93% Not Reported $51,270 44
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 21 79% Not Reported $30,120 21
Management Information Systems and Services 88 95% Not Reported $97,960 88
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 30 98% $80,190 $38,830 30
Music 42 100% $47,830 $29,690 42
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 2 89% $64,130 $27,480 2
Physics 61 94% Not Reported $80,330 61
Public Administration 25 94% Not Reported $46,560 25
Special Education and Teaching 20 98% $34,650 $43,520 20
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 47 97% $37,030 $46,400 47
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 49 100% Not Reported $49,440 49

Salary Scores for UO Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Biology, General 29 89% Not Reported $53,360 29
Chemistry 59 94% Not Reported $76,460 59
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 47 100% Not Reported $64,490 47
Educational Administration and Supervision 68 100% Not Reported $91,740 68
English Language and Literature, General 58 90% Not Reported $53,780 58
Law 39 96% $86,640 $60,160 39
Psychology, General 25 100% Not Reported $60,770 25

Reviews by Program

Most Recent Reviews

Ivy O'Neal 12/27/2019

My architectural training and degree has been an incredibly valuable and worthwhile investment. Architecture allows students to utilize both the left and right brain equally, studying everything from physics to art history, while simultaneously developing profound critical thinking skills. Architecture trains students in the intangibles that the professional world is looking for; creative thinking, complex problem solving, collaborative work skills, and the ability to communicate your ideas. It is also a strong... Read More

Meghan Hilden 12/16/2019

The program is very close and the professors are awesome. One thing that really stands out with my resume since graduating University of Oregon is the amount of field service experience I have. For the Family and Human Service degree, it is apart of the curriculum to gain field experience hours. This is what makes you stand apart from others on a resume. I was able to gain experience in multiple settings and learn how to apply my education in that field.