University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Rankings by Salary Score

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University of Wisconsin-La Crosse's Top Rankings

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is ranked on 2 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

We calculated a salary score for each of University of Wisconsin-La Crosse'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 Wisconsin-La Crosse 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 UWL Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 84 99% 99% $19,500 $56,560 84
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 81 100% 100% $25,500 $66,540 81
Archeology 34 96% 96% $20,720 $21,880 34
Biology, General 95 95% 95% $23,510 $37,770 95
Business Administration, Management and Operations 53 99% 99% $20,600 $43,460 53
Chemistry 76 100% 100% Not Reported $43,580 76
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 63 100% 100% $21,190 $59,580 63
Communication and Media Studies 78 99% 99% $22,750 $38,390 78
Computer and Information Sciences, General 74 94% 94% $19,550 $68,380 74
Curriculum and Instruction 22 98% 98% $20,300 $40,570 22
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 87 100% 100% Not Reported $28,240 87
Economics 39 100% 100% $22,980 $45,700 39
English Language and Literature, General 81 91% 91% $20,260 $34,600 81
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 38 100% 100% Not Reported $28,020 38
Finance and Financial Management Services 49 99% 99% $19,500 $50,270 49
Fine and Studio Arts 51 100% 100% Not Reported $26,350 51
Geography and Cartography 56 100% 100% $22,340 $37,420 56
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 36 100% 100% Not Reported $32,570 36
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 65 100% 100% $22,940 $32,020 65
History 51 96% 96% $22,900 $31,040 51
Insurance 2 100% 100% $18,500 $38,290 2
International Business 80 95% 95% $23,000 $54,210 80
Management Information Systems and Services 47 96% 96% $21,560 $53,980 47
Marketing 48 100% 100% $24,250 $42,030 48
Mathematics 44 100% 100% $25,650 $44,170 44
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology 87 93% 93% $25,400 $42,120 87
Music 55 100% 100% Not Reported $28,600 55
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management 42 100% 100% $21,730 $31,420 42
Physics 85 95% 95% $19,500 $54,710 85
Political Science and Government 26 97% 97% $22,000 $30,770 26
Psychology, General 57 99% 99% $19,870 $30,820 57
Public Administration 17 96% 96% $20,000 $33,140 17
Public Health 67 100% 100% $25,000 $37,620 67
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 88 99% 99% $22,100 $40,870 88
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 67 96% 96% $25,500 $36,020 67
Sociology 41 98% 98% $18,740 $31,310 41
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 60 100% 100% $21,190 $37,130 60
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 57 98% 98% $26,500 $37,750 57

Salary Scores for UWL Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 56 98% 98% $34,750 $98,800 56
Biology, General 100 100% 100% $41,000 $167,420 100
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 82 100% 100% $14,000 $55,290 82
Educational Administration and Supervision 9 100% 100% $28,650 $38,290 9
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 61 92% 92% $24,570 $44,170 61
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 31 100% 100% $45,080 $50,860 31
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 67 100% 100% $16,460 $50,140 67
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 45 100% 100% $9,380 $48,600 45

Salary Scores for UWL Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 49 99% 99% $61,500 $70,460 49

Most Recent Reviews

Hannah Miller 6/17/2019

UW-L is a prestige university that I am so happy I attended. The campus is absolutely beautiful with it be lined by both the bluffs and the river. The class size is medium size which makes it very easy to learn. The professors are so nice and personable and make it easy for you approach them.

Derek Hillestad 5/9/2018

I entered the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse in January of 1997 so please take this information with historical perspective as cell phones were not part of everyday life when I attended the school. Like any first time undergraduate college student, I was at a point in my life where I was trying to figure out what to do with the rest of my life. I didn't really have a passion for a career pursuit and just happened to select the major I did because I had an older cousin that had went through the program... Read More