Utah State University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Utah State University ranks better than only 49% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Utah State University ranks better than 95% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Utah State University

We calculated a salary score for each of Utah State University'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 Utah State University 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 USU Associate Degrees

USU ranks higher than 27% of colleges for associate degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 29% $9,705 $22,192 29%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 21% $11,500 $51,273 21%

Salary Scores for USU Bachelor's Degrees

USU ranks higher than 49% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 17% $12,500 $41,007 17%
Agricultural Business and Management 69% $12,000 $47,260 69%
Agricultural Production Operations 81% Not Reported $41,193 81%
Air Transportation 36% $23,000 $42,682 36%
Animal Sciences 22% $19,500 $26,997 22%
Anthropology 13% $19,250 $21,052 13%
Area Studies 22% $16,250 $27,669 22%
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 58% Not Reported $35,416 58%
Biological/Biosystems Engineering 29% $11,950 $46,673 29%
Biology, General 76% $14,000 $32,772 76%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 75% $14,230 $48,823 75%
Civil Engineering 16% $14,938 $55,859 16%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 66% $12,637 $28,381 66%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 78% $16,420 $70,083 78%
Computer Engineering 51% Not Reported $71,575 51%
Design and Applied Arts 54% $17,867 $35,954 54%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 27% $11,000 $20,530 27%
Economics 56% $13,000 $50,515 56%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 29% $16,241 $65,944 29%
English Language and Literature, General 70% $14,000 $32,467 70%
Environmental Design 14% Not Reported $31,127 14%
Finance and Financial Management Services 57% $12,000 $52,420 57%
Fine and Studio Arts 54% $14,181 $26,739 54%
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services 20% $13,591 $27,295 20%
History 69% $22,750 $34,230 69%
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 4% $15,000 $21,881 4%
Information Science/Studies 65% $18,125 $57,318 65%
International Business 86% Not Reported $56,415 86%
Journalism 77% $17,450 $36,668 77%
Landscape Architecture 76% $15,000 $49,918 76%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 44% $15,078 $31,650 44%
Marketing 71% $14,500 $46,177 71%
Mathematics 68% Not Reported $51,273 68%
Mechanical Engineering 35% $12,750 $63,324 35%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 33% $20,500 $32,426 33%
Music 2% $18,116 $13,702 2%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 75% Not Reported $37,779 75%
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 44% Not Reported $30,771 44%
Plant Sciences 56% Not Reported $39,009 56%
Political Science and Government 34% $17,750 $32,569 34%
Psychology, General 44% $16,572 $29,250 44%
Public Health 99% $16,500 $63,005 99%
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 23% Not Reported $33,993 23%
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 70% $13,810 $33,281 70%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 73% $19,486 $37,208 73%
Social Work 23% $18,500 $28,870 23%
Sociology 39% $17,250 $31,042 39%
Special Education and Teaching 76% $17,030 $41,651 76%
Statistics 29% Not Reported $48,432 29%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 82% $15,949 $40,387 82%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 21% $14,325 $32,531 21%
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies 25% Not Reported $48,041 25%
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management 97% $18,831 $38,289 97%
Zoology/Animal Biology 85% Not Reported $28,598 85%

Salary Scores for USU Master's Degrees

USU ranks higher than 53% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 29% $12,000 $57,770 29%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 72% $28,000 $83,704 72%
Civil Engineering 9% Not Reported $63,335 9%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 11% $21,680 $47,930 11%
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 52% $16,776 $48,432 52%
Educational/Instructional Media Design 80% $19,861 $63,005 80%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 16% Not Reported $78,971 16%
English Language and Literature, General 39% Not Reported $36,848 39%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 67% Not Reported $74,576 67%
Human Resources Management and Services 74% $35,500 $73,321 74%
Information Science/Studies 24% Not Reported $64,493 24%
Mechanical Engineering 31% Not Reported $79,284 31%
Natural Resources Management and Policy 83% Not Reported $58,221 83%
Psychology, General 64% $24,000 $48,139 64%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 22% Not Reported $47,846 22%
Social Work 51% $32,099 $45,852 51%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 73% $13,000 $51,392 73%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 53% $14,833 $50,270 53%

Salary Scores for USU Doctoral Degrees

USU ranks higher than 87% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Curriculum and Instruction 87% Not Reported $85,760 87%

Utah State University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Benjamin Story 12/17/2019

Utah State has been an amazing experience for me. There are three universities in my state that provide a program for civil engineering. Upon researching the three schools, I thought that Utah State University would be the right fit for me, and I don't regret it at all. Logan is a beautiful city and Utah State provided the atmosphere that I wanted. I made some awesome friends there. The program gave me hands-on experience. Utah State engineering graduates have a great reputation for being very will prepared... Read More

Matthew Bagley 9/29/2019

Overall I had a great experience at Utah State University. It's located in Logan, UT, which is a relatively small community in northern Utah (about 40,000 people). Despite the size, the University has quality faculty and decent student resources for the most part. In my case, I spent most of my time in the business school, which had received a significant financial donation, which definitely helped increase the academic quality. The students, professors, and overall environment were very positive and professional.... Read More