University of Richmond Rankings Based on Salary

  • University of Richmond ranks better than 74% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • University of Richmond ranks better than 62% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at University of Richmond

We calculated a salary score for each of University of Richmond'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 Richmond 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 UR Bachelor's Degrees

UR ranks higher than 74% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 96% $21,473 $63,005 96%
Area Studies 35% $24,000 $30,771 35%
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 24% $17,502 $43,798 24%
Biology, General 1% $19,487 $16,015 1%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 93% $19,500 $55,840 93%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 73% $22,907 $67,660 73%
Economics 79% $24,960 $58,221 79%
English Language and Literature, General 36% Not Reported $27,476 36%
History 43% Not Reported $29,685 43%
Human Resources Management and Services 33% $21,500 $42,682 33%
International Relations and National Security Studies 37% $22,595 $33,993 37%
Journalism 52% Not Reported $32,925 52%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 77% Not Reported $38,289 77%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 78% $21,150 $43,240 78%
Political Science and Government 82% $18,250 $41,789 82%
Psychology, General 66% $23,840 $31,839 66%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 89% $24,645 $41,565 89%

Salary Scores for UR Master's Degrees

UR ranks higher than 57% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 86% $34,000 $94,408 86%
Curriculum and Instruction 47% $27,500 $48,823 47%
Educational Administration and Supervision 28% Not Reported $48,823 28%
Human Resources Management and Services 45% Not Reported $61,218 45%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 43% Not Reported $46,478 43%

Salary Scores for UR Doctoral Degrees

UR ranks higher than 39% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Law 39% $86,056 $59,819 39%

University of Richmond Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Susan Metzger 8/3/2019

The University of Richmond maintains a highly academic atmosphere. Students are given opportunities to glean from well-rounded and deeply committed professors. While this type of experience is not unique to U of R, the student-to-teacher ratio increases the appeal of the school. It is not unusual to see professors at sporting events and other non-academic settings. During my undergraduate years, I knew that any challenges that I had understanding the material presented in lecture would be explained in detail... Read More

Gisele Adanlete-Engram 6/13/2018

The University of Richmond was a wonderful school! I am proud to call it my alma mater. It was a bit challenging but it prepared me for the world, and taught me some skills that many of my peers were not privy to. Although the tuition is cheap because it is a private institution, I received some grants that covered MOST of the tuition. Be sure to look into financial options if you do not want to rack up a lot of debt upon graduation.