University of Richmond Rankings by Salary Score

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University of Richmond's Top Rankings

University of Richmond is ranked on 2 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


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 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 UR Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 96 98% 98% $21,470 $63,010 96
Area Studies 35 92% 92% $24,000 $30,770 35
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 24 100% 100% $17,500 $43,800 24
Biology, General 1 96% 96% $19,490 $16,020 1
Business Administration, Management and Operations 93 96% 96% $19,500 $55,840 93
Computer and Information Sciences, General 73 90% 90% $22,910 $67,660 73
Economics 79 96% 96% $24,960 $58,220 79
English Language and Literature, General 36 100% 100% Not Reported $27,480 36
History 43 80% 80% Not Reported $29,690 43
Human Resources Management and Services 33 98% 98% $21,500 $42,680 33
International Relations and National Security Studies 37 89% 89% $22,600 $33,990 37
Journalism 52 100% 100% Not Reported $32,930 52
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 77 100% 100% Not Reported $38,290 77
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 78 89% 89% $21,150 $43,240 78
Political Science and Government 82 97% 97% $18,250 $41,790 82
Psychology, General 66 100% 100% $23,840 $31,840 66
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 89 95% 95% $24,650 $41,570 89

Salary Scores for UR Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 86 97% 97% $34,000 $94,410 86
Curriculum and Instruction 47 94% 94% $27,500 $48,820 47
Educational Administration and Supervision 28 100% 100% Not Reported $48,820 28
Human Resources Management and Services 45 100% 100% Not Reported $61,220 45
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 43 86% 86% Not Reported $46,480 43

Salary Scores for UR Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Law 39 97% 97% $86,060 $59,820 39

Most Recent Reviews

Andrew 1/17/2021

Before attending this school, please think carefully. My experience here has not been good. To start with, the type of students that attend this school are for the most part, pretty despicable. Most students are very rich, racist, and have lived an extremely sheltered life before attending college. So naturally, they think this is the greatest place ever. Social circles are extremely cliquey and entirely revolve around Greek Life and partying. Drama and gossip is magnified because of the small campus size,... Read More

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