Utah State University Rankings by Salary Score

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Utah State University is ranked on 5 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


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 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 USU Associate Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 29 90% 90% $9,710 $22,190 29
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 21 100% 100% $11,500 $51,270 21

Salary Scores for USU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 17 96% 96% $12,500 $41,010 17
Agricultural Business and Management 69 100% 100% $12,000 $47,260 69
Agricultural Production Operations 81 100% 100% Not Reported $41,190 81
Air Transportation 36 100% 100% $23,000 $42,680 36
Animal Sciences 22 89% 89% $19,500 $27,000 22
Anthropology 13 89% 89% $19,250 $21,050 13
Area Studies 22 85% 85% $16,250 $27,670 22
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 58 93% 93% Not Reported $35,420 58
Biological/Biosystems Engineering 29 100% 100% $11,950 $46,670 29
Biology, General 76 93% 93% $14,000 $32,770 76
Business Administration, Management and Operations 75 95% 95% $14,230 $48,820 75
Civil Engineering 16 98% 98% $14,940 $55,860 16
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 66 88% 88% $12,640 $28,380 66
Computer and Information Sciences, General 78 98% 98% $16,420 $70,080 78
Computer Engineering 51 100% 100% Not Reported $71,580 51
Design and Applied Arts 54 91% 91% $17,870 $35,950 54
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 27 100% 100% $11,000 $20,530 27
Economics 56 93% 93% $13,000 $50,520 56
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 29 97% 97% $16,240 $65,940 29
English Language and Literature, General 70 88% 88% $14,000 $32,470 70
Environmental Design 14 90% 90% Not Reported $31,130 14
Finance and Financial Management Services 57 100% 100% $12,000 $52,420 57
Fine and Studio Arts 54 86% 86% $14,180 $26,740 54
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services 20 86% 86% $13,590 $27,300 20
History 69 94% 94% $22,750 $34,230 69
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 4 74% 74% $15,000 $21,880 4
Information Science/Studies 65 97% 97% $18,130 $57,320 65
International Business 86 96% 96% Not Reported $56,420 86
Journalism 77 92% 92% $17,450 $36,670 77
Landscape Architecture 76 100% 100% $15,000 $49,920 76
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 44 87% 87% $15,080 $31,650 44
Marketing 71 96% 96% $14,500 $46,180 71
Mathematics 68 94% 94% Not Reported $51,270 68
Mechanical Engineering 35 98% 98% $12,750 $63,320 35
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 33 86% 86% $20,500 $32,430 33
Music 2 100% 100% $18,120 $13,700 2
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 75 92% 92% Not Reported $37,780 75
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 44 95% 95% Not Reported $30,770 44
Plant Sciences 56 94% 94% Not Reported $39,010 56
Political Science and Government 34 89% 89% $17,750 $32,570 34
Psychology, General 44 85% 85% $16,570 $29,250 44
Public Health 100 93% 93% $16,500 $63,010 100
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 23 100% 100% Not Reported $33,990 23
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 70 95% 95% $13,810 $33,280 70
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 73 97% 97% $19,490 $37,210 73
Social Work 23 91% 91% $18,500 $28,870 23
Sociology 39 95% 95% $17,250 $31,040 39
Special Education and Teaching 76 94% 94% $17,030 $41,650 76
Statistics 29 100% 100% Not Reported $48,430 29
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 82 93% 93% $15,950 $40,390 82
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 21 92% 92% $14,330 $32,530 21
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies 25 100% 100% Not Reported $48,040 25
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management 97 93% 93% $18,830 $38,290 97
Zoology/Animal Biology 85 93% 93% Not Reported $28,600 85

Salary Scores for USU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 29 96% 96% $12,000 $57,770 29
Business Administration, Management and Operations 72 97% 97% $28,000 $83,700 72
Civil Engineering 9 98% 98% Not Reported $63,340 9
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 11 98% 98% $21,680 $47,930 11
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 52 96% 96% $16,780 $48,430 52
Educational/Instructional Media Design 80 98% 98% $19,860 $63,010 80
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 16 100% 100% Not Reported $78,970 16
English Language and Literature, General 39 92% 92% Not Reported $36,850 39
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 67 100% 100% Not Reported $74,580 67
Human Resources Management and Services 74 100% 100% $35,500 $73,320 74
Information Science/Studies 24 100% 100% Not Reported $64,490 24
Mechanical Engineering 31 100% 100% Not Reported $79,280 31
Natural Resources Management and Policy 83 100% 100% Not Reported $58,220 83
Psychology, General 64 92% 92% $24,000 $48,140 64
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 22 100% 100% Not Reported $47,850 22
Social Work 51 95% 95% $32,100 $45,850 51
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 73 100% 100% $13,000 $51,390 73
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 53 97% 97% $14,830 $50,270 53

Salary Scores for USU Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Curriculum and Instruction 87 100% 100% Not Reported $85,760 87

Reviews by Program

Most Recent Reviews

Logan Jacobsen 9/10/2021

First off, I am aware I'm a bit of an anomaly. I could not dislike USU more due to my experiences with them. I had to do a medical withdrawal in 2013, but due to a professor not submitting documentation of any class performance to the registrar, they put me on academic probation. Medical issues abated in 2019, so I met with a disciplinary board (literally 12 people) to plead why I should be able to return. After explaining it was a singular professor in the Ag department that this issue stemmed from, they... Read More

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