University of Wyoming Rankings by Salary Score

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Salary and Debt by Major at University of Wyoming

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

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 60 91% 91% $21,500 $50,610 60
Agricultural Business and Management 38 97% 97% $15,000 $41,570 38
Agricultural Production Operations 56 100% 100% Not Reported $33,990 56
Agricultural Public Services 33 100% 100% Not Reported $33,990 33
Animal Sciences 37 95% 95% $17,720 $28,960 37
Anthropology 65 95% 95% $21,210 $28,600 65
Architectural Engineering 2 100% 100% Not Reported $54,210 2
Biology, General 50 100% 100% $20,000 $28,960 50
Business Administration, Management and Operations 57 95% 95% $16,000 $44,540 57
Business/Managerial Economics 22 100% 100% Not Reported $40,230 22
Chemical Engineering 4 100% 100% $25,000 $52,940 4
Chemistry 44 92% 92% Not Reported $37,210 44
Civil Engineering 17 100% 100% $19,000 $56,230 17
Communication and Media Studies 38 93% 93% $23,860 $31,680 38
Computer Science 36 91% 91% $11,500 $60,620 36
Criminal Justice and Corrections 46 93% 93% $22,000 $34,960 46
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions 75 100% 100% Not Reported $62,410 75
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 20 95% 95% $22,500 $19,590 20
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 23 88% 88% Not Reported $64,200 23
English Language and Literature, General 64 91% 91% $21,250 $31,500 64
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 70 89% 89% $18,750 $32,390 70
Finance and Financial Management Services 22 91% 91% $16,700 $42,960 22
Fine and Studio Arts 74 94% 94% $15,000 $29,690 74
Geography and Cartography 7 100% 100% Not Reported $26,350 7
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 97 95% 95% $21,400 $49,680 97
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 15 100% 100% $14,750 $25,190 15
History 51 89% 89% $16,110 $30,990 51
International/Global Studies 32 100% 100% $19,840 $28,240 32
Journalism 43 100% 100% Not Reported $31,670 43
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 14 92% 92% $21,130 $41,570 14
Marketing 12 97% 97% $25,000 $34,420 12
Mathematics 22 94% 94% Not Reported $37,210 22
Mechanical Engineering 14 98% 98% $20,980 $59,290 14
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 31 100% 100% $22,000 $29,690 31
Petroleum Engineering 34 98% 98% $27,000 $75,050 34
Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences 18 88% 88% $15,750 $24,620 18
Plant Sciences 74 95% 95% Not Reported $42,680 74
Political Science and Government 56 94% 94% $20,000 $36,310 56
Psychology, General 41 88% 88% $18,500 $28,900 41
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 43 97% 97% $14,650 $63,720 43
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 20 100% 100% Not Reported $26,900 20
Social Sciences, General 69 98% 98% $18,350 $38,290 69
Social Work 87 100% 100% $14,110 $37,050 87
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 70 96% 96% $22,000 $38,470 70
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 39 95% 95% $15,000 $35,350 39
Zoology/Animal Biology 66 98% 98% $17,750 $26,480 66

Salary Scores for UW Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 11 93% 93% Not Reported $53,610 11
Business Administration, Management and Operations 56 92% 92% $30,730 $73,950 56
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 14 100% 100% Not Reported $48,670 14
Education, General 80 98% 98% $12,000 $57,710 80
English Language and Literature, General 55 100% 100% Not Reported $40,490 55
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 72 100% 100% Not Reported $46,090 72
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 27 100% 100% Not Reported $44,170 27
Public Administration 27 100% 100% Not Reported $47,260 27
Social Work 55 100% 100% Not Reported $46,480 55
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 22 100% 100% $42,400 $39,370 22

Salary Scores for UW Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Education, General 37 100% 100% Not Reported $71,580 37
Law 35 96% 96% $98,350 $57,110 35
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 69 97% 97% $48,610 $117,920 69

Most Recent Reviews

Wyoming Cowboy 9/24/2020

Teacher education is a funny thing in and of itself. What UW prepared me for was how to deal with bureaucracy. Some of the instructors were good (mostly the Casper College partner instructors), and some were terrible, mean, and nasty. When I would ask specific questions of some personnel I was met with hostility as if I was asking for launch codes to the nuclear arsenal. So much for higher thinking! I didn't know it at the time, but what I was being groomed for was how to follow rules (as stupid as they may... Read More

Janell Paris 5/8/2019

The University of Wyoming has a phenomenal College of Business. The professors provide classroom instruction that builds to your senior year. The tools and resources necessary to successfully graduate are provided to each student. Classroom sizes are small and the professors are readily available for student interactions. The concepts taught have real-world application and to prepare a student for the current job market. What I learned at the University of Wyoming has stayed with me today and has helped me... Read More