University of West Georgia Rankings Based on Salary

  • University of West Georgia ranks better than only 35% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • University of West Georgia ranks better than only 27% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at University of West Georgia

We calculated a salary score for each of University of West Georgia'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 Georgia 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 UWG Bachelor's Degrees

UWG ranks higher than 35% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 38% $25,000 $46,087 38%
Biology, General 35% $26,750 $26,868 35%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 45% $23,750 $41,859 45%
Chemistry 65% $25,000 $41,193 65%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 15% $24,469 $19,358 15%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 52% $26,201 $58,402 52%
Criminology 38% $26,000 $33,592 38%
Economics 6% $25,250 $31,670 6%
English Language and Literature, General 37% $26,000 $27,639 37%
Finance and Financial Management Services 21% $25,000 $42,682 21%
Fine and Studio Arts 40% $31,000 $24,863 40%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 72% $27,799 $40,821 72%
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 5% $28,500 $15,552 5%
History 28% $25,500 $26,933 28%
Journalism 12% $28,000 $26,086 12%
Management Information Systems and Services 4% $29,625 $35,518 4%
Marketing 38% $26,000 $40,295 38%
Mathematics 28% $21,000 $39,369 28%
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management 48% $24,250 $32,094 48%
Political Science and Government 3% $26,000 $22,192 3%
Psychology, General 20% $28,817 $26,005 20%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 59% $24,000 $67,979 59%
Sociology 36% $26,000 $30,554 36%
Special Education and Teaching 55% $27,000 $38,906 55%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 51% $25,785 $36,061 51%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 51% $22,750 $36,992 51%

Salary Scores for UWG Master's Degrees

UWG ranks higher than 39% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 12% Not Reported $53,775 12%
Biology, General 40% Not Reported $38,289 40%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 33% $20,500 $60,920 33%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 14% $38,002 $48,823 14%
Educational Administration and Supervision 92% $22,500 $75,706 92%
Educational/Instructional Media Design 53% $29,332 $55,538 53%
Psychology, General 5% $40,427 $28,960 5%
Public Administration 22% Not Reported $45,696 22%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 17% $37,000 $78,971 17%
Special Education and Teaching 80% $27,133 $56,693 80%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 21% $29,344 $39,129 21%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 41% $24,980 $45,198 41%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 51% $20,500 $49,883 51%

Salary Scores for UWG Doctoral Degrees

UWG ranks higher than 88% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Education, Other 93% Not Reported $91,744 93%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 77% Not Reported $74,576 77%

University of West Georgia Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

KW 4/2/2019

The dining hall staff are ghetto unprofessional rude and literally so nasty and unsanitary. The dorms are infested with roaches and I asked SEVERAL times for them to treat the room before they complied, only because my father threatened legal consequences. The student security housing hires called ResStar are unprofessional, they play loud music at the desks, make calls to friends, and take jobs of people who would do a good job. The office staff when you call the school are as incompetent as they come. They... Read More

Terrible doc program 10/25/2018

This review is for the online doctoral program in counseling and supervision. Most of the professors act as though communicating with students is a burden. I receive no responses from most of my professors; the head of the department does respond quickly and he is a dedicated educator. His wife also works at the school and she is also an effective and dedicated professor. If either of them had been my dissertation chairs this would have been a good experience. However, the other professors I've had have been... Read More