University of West Alabama Rankings by Salary Score

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


Salary and Debt by Major at University of West Alabama

We calculated a salary score for each of University of West Alabama'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 West Alabama 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 UWA Associate Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 27 100% 100% $20,430 $52,940 27

Salary Scores for UWA Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Biology, General 60 88% 88% Not Reported $30,410 60
Business Administration, Management and Operations 43 100% 100% Not Reported $41,300 43
Communication and Media Studies 24 100% 100% Not Reported $29,140 24
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other 60 100% 100% Not Reported $67,660 60
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 12 100% 100% $27,870 $24,620 12
Marketing 50 100% 100% Not Reported $42,420 50
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 18 96% 96% $35,500 $28,240 18
Psychology, General 2 100% 100% Not Reported $20,140 2
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 14 100% 100% Not Reported $30,770 14
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 5 89% 89% Not Reported $27,950 5

Salary Scores for UWA Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Educational Administration and Supervision 59 100% 100% $27,280 $59,490 59
Educational/Instructional Media Design 21 97% 97% $27,330 $46,590 21
Special Education and Teaching 32 99% 99% $31,430 $46,620 32
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 88 100% 100% $32,800 $52,790 88
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 46 98% 98% $32,800 $46,200 46
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 50 97% 97% $27,330 $49,590 50

Most Recent Reviews

Bobo 2/14/2021

I’ve been in the Alt-A M.Ed program at West Alabama for a year and was supposed to start my student teaching internship at the start of next semester (Fall ‘21), but have now been forced to delay until Spring ‘22 because the program advisor failed to sign my application (which I submitted over a month before it was due) by the deadline. I have been trying to contact said advisor since I received an email informing me that my signed app was still missing, but all I’ve gotten is an auto-reply saying they are... Read More

gradstudent2013 12/24/2017

I was enrolled in the online Master of Arts in Teaching program and loved the experience at UWA. I liked the small class size, for it was easy to communicate with with peers and faculty. All course faculty had doctorate degrees. My courses were challenging, and faculty were engaged in the course. From admissions to financial aid to the graduation process, staff were professional, efficient, and caring.