University of Rochester Rankings by Salary Score

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Salary and Debt by Major at University of Rochester

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

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
American Sign Language 32 100% 100% $21,000 $29,140 32
Anthropology 73 100% 100% $21,000 $29,690 73
Biology, General 24 88% 88% $21,000 $25,190 24
Biomedical/Medical Engineering 68 98% 98% $20,440 $62,010 68
Business/Commerce, General 91 100% 100% $19,000 $57,710 91
Chemical Engineering 67 100% 100% $20,700 $70,460 67
Computer Science 85 95% 95% $21,000 $87,970 85
Economics 90 96% 96% $19,270 $63,500 90
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 67 89% 89% $21,000 $74,200 67
English Language and Literature, General 56 100% 100% $23,000 $30,410 56
History 25 100% 100% $21,000 $26,350 25
International Relations and National Security Studies 34 94% 94% $18,500 $33,460 34
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 61 100% 100% $19,000 $31,130 61
Mathematics 87 89% 89% $20,070 $58,670 87
Mechanical Engineering 57 98% 98% $19,500 $66,650 57
Music 6 88% 88% $27,000 $17,170 6
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 66 94% 94% Not Reported $35,950 66
Political Science and Government 79 98% 98% $21,000 $41,010 79
Psychology, General 87 94% 94% $20,940 $35,270 87
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 100 93% 93% Not Reported $65,330 100
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 57 99% 99% $14,900 $67,380 57
Research and Experimental Psychology 69 92% 92% $22,000 $36,670 69
Social Sciences, Other 47 100% 100% $20,940 $35,060 47

Salary Scores for Rochester Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Biomedical/Medical Engineering 21 100% 100% Not Reported $64,000 21
Business Administration, Management and Operations 79 98% 98% $50,650 $88,820 79
Educational Administration and Supervision 16 94% 94% $34,170 $43,320 16
Engineering Technology, General 35 94% 94% Not Reported $68,220 35
Finance and Financial Management Services 46 97% 97% $41,000 $75,200 46
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 49 100% 100% $88,630 $42,680 49
Music 11 100% 100% $52,890 $17,650 11
Physics 73 100% 100% Not Reported $86,130 73
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 49 100% 100% $30,990 $99,880 49
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 77 100% 100% Not Reported $49,920 77
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 75 97% 97% Not Reported $55,380 75

Salary Scores for Rochester Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Educational Administration and Supervision 53 100% 100% Not Reported $84,650 53
Medicine 58 99% 99% $150,250 $58,570 58
Music 90 97% 97% $75,770 $49,140 90
Physics 50 88% 88% Not Reported $83,180 50

Most Recent Reviews

Eve 8/27/2019

You will get a solid education in music with plenty of background in history, theory, and performance. The history requirements provide breadth and depth of knowledge of music from antiquity, through the baroque and classical periods, and also romantic and contemporary. The music theory requirements also prepare you well for your career. You start off learning counterpoint using Johann Fux's textbook, the same textbook that Mozart and Beethoven used! I know a lot of students who passed out of graduate school... Read More

Michael Butler 3/7/2019

The University of Rochester is a well-renowned, selective school. I felt very proud when I was accepted into this university. While it is more known for it's fantastic programs in the field of medicine, I was still very impressed with my studies related to the humanities. I will never forget the amazing brains of some of my professors during this time. They definitely have some brilliant minds teaching at the U of R.