Valdosta State University Rankings by Salary Score

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Valdosta State University's Top Ranking

Valdosta State University is ranked on 1 list of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Valdosta State University

We calculated a salary score for each of Valdosta 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 Valdosta 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 VSU Associate Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions 62 92% 92% Not Reported $50,860 62

Salary Scores for VSU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 15 98% 98% $22,500 $40,230 15
American Sign Language 65 100% 100% Not Reported $33,280 65
Biology, General 9 95% 95% $27,000 $21,960 9
Business Administration, Management and Operations 34 96% 96% $26,500 $39,210 34
Business Operations Support and Assistant Services 27 94% 94% $34,230 $33,280 27
Business/Managerial Economics 14 100% 100% Not Reported $37,210 14
Chemistry 19 87% 87% $26,000 $31,840 19
Communication and Media Studies 22 97% 97% $25,000 $28,720 22
Computer and Information Sciences, General 24 91% 91% Not Reported $46,480 24
Criminal Justice and Corrections 18 97% 97% $26,000 $29,440 18
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 10 94% 94% Not Reported $17,490 10
English Language and Literature, General 28 88% 88% $19,860 $26,120 28
Finance and Financial Management Services 18 98% 98% $21,500 $41,410 18
Health and Medical Administrative Services 9 100% 100% $30,000 $28,600 9
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 68 95% 95% $23,500 $32,500 68
History 43 89% 89% Not Reported $29,690 43
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians 34 100% 100% Not Reported $52,110 34
Information Science/Studies 47 93% 93% Not Reported $52,110 47
International Business 46 100% 100% Not Reported $45,380 46
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 29 100% 100% $28,000 $28,870 29
Marketing 14 98% 98% $27,000 $35,210 14
Political Science and Government 51 88% 88% $28,000 $35,590 51
Psychology, General 29 95% 95% $25,200 $27,330 29
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 38 100% 100% $23,700 $62,340 38
Sociology and Anthropology 85 97% 97% $31,000 $33,990 85
Special Education and Teaching 14 100% 100% $25,000 $33,140 14
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 42 98% 98% $24,500 $35,000 42
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 37 100% 100% $28,370 $35,060 37

Salary Scores for VSU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 33 100% 100% Not Reported $58,480 33
Business Administration, Management and Operations 21 97% 97% $32,950 $53,110 21
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 13 100% 100% $35,500 $48,360 13
Educational Administration and Supervision 46 98% 98% $26,250 $55,060 46
Educational/Instructional Media Design 23 94% 94% $29,600 $47,330 23
Library Science and Administration 11 94% 94% $24,500 $37,570 11
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 17 89% 89% $41,000 $35,770 17
Psychology, General 52 95% 95% $32,210 $45,220 52
Public Administration 16 98% 98% $35,060 $43,130 16
Social Work 25 100% 100% $60,610 $42,010 25
Special Education and Teaching 54 100% 100% $19,210 $50,860 54
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 99 100% 100% $32,500 $60,320 99
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 52 99% 99% $23,010 $47,260 52
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 81 97% 97% $17,850 $57,320 81

Most Recent Reviews

Magi Michael 12/19/2020

First and foremost, Georgia has a rich history in education and education is the light of the world. I will want a school from this state to show me the light or pass the light to me or make me the beacon for generations to come. It’s willingness to make the cost of education quite reasonable is another pull to search for the light.

Andy 11/24/2019

Valdosta State University (VSU) is an amazing place to study. While many people overlook it due to its size it is precisely its size that make it so much better. The professors take their time to not only teach but connect with their students. The biggest classes are around a hundred students, big enough to blend in but not enough to get lost. As you go up in academic levels the classes get smaller, an average around twenty students, there the professor really connects with you. Chemistry being as tough as... Read More