University of Rochester Rankings Based on Salary

  • University of Rochester ranks better than 63% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • University of Rochester ranks better than 69% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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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 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 Rochester Bachelor's Degrees

Rochester ranks higher than 63% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
American Sign Language 32% $21,000 $29,141 32%
Anthropology 73% $21,000 $29,685 73%
Biology, General 24% $21,000 $25,194 24%
Biomedical/Medical Engineering 68% $20,441 $62,012 68%
Business/Commerce, General 91% $19,000 $57,705 91%
Chemical Engineering 67% $20,700 $70,456 67%
Computer Science 85% $21,000 $87,973 85%
Economics 90% $19,272 $63,501 90%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 67% $21,000 $74,200 67%
English Language and Literature, General 56% $23,000 $30,409 56%
History 25% $21,000 $26,353 25%
International Relations and National Security Studies 34% $18,500 $33,459 34%
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 61% $19,000 $31,133 61%
Mathematics 87% $20,065 $58,673 87%
Mechanical Engineering 57% $19,500 $66,653 57%
Music 6% $27,000 $17,172 6%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 66% Not Reported $35,954 66%
Political Science and Government 79% $21,000 $41,007 79%
Psychology, General 87% $20,937 $35,274 87%
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 99% Not Reported $65,332 99%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 57% $14,900 $67,375 57%
Research and Experimental Psychology 69% $22,000 $36,668 69%
Social Sciences, Other 47% $20,937 $35,060 47%

Salary Scores for Rochester Master's Degrees

Rochester ranks higher than 58% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Biomedical/Medical Engineering 21% Not Reported $63,997 21%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 79% $50,648 $88,820 79%
Educational Administration and Supervision 16% $34,167 $43,319 16%
Engineering Technology, General 35% Not Reported $68,219 35%
Finance and Financial Management Services 46% $41,000 $75,204 46%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 49% $88,625 $42,682 49%
Music 11% $52,893 $17,652 11%
Physics 73% Not Reported $86,129 73%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 49% $30,989 $99,884 49%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 77% Not Reported $49,918 77%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 75% Not Reported $55,383 75%

Salary Scores for Rochester Doctoral Degrees

Rochester ranks higher than 66% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Educational Administration and Supervision 53% Not Reported $84,653 53%
Medicine 58% $150,254 $58,568 58%
Music 90% $75,772 $49,136 90%
Physics 50% Not Reported $83,177 50%

University of Rochester Reviews

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.