Virginia State University Rankings by Salary Score

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Virginia State University's Top Ranking

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


Salary and Debt by Major at Virginia State University

We calculated a salary score for each of Virginia 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 Virginia 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 Virginia State University Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 33 97% 97% $26,000 $44,940 33
Agriculture, General 9 96% 96% $29,980 $26,350 9
Biology, General 63 93% 93% $29,000 $30,770 63
Business Administration, Management and Operations 25 99% 99% $29,000 $36,960 25
Communication and Media Studies 6 93% 93% $29,500 $23,770 6
Computer and Information Sciences, General 46 100% 100% $27,000 $55,960 46
Computer Engineering Technologies/Technicians 40 100% 100% $31,000 $54,710 40
Criminal Justice and Corrections 31 97% 97% $31,000 $32,230 31
Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians 13 100% 100% Not Reported $47,260 13
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Studies 26 96% 96% $31,890 $33,280 26
Hospitality Administration/Management 7 100% 100% $31,000 $28,380 7
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians 4 100% 100% Not Reported $38,290 4
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 86 98% 98% $28,500 $40,780 86
Management Information Systems and Services 22 97% 97% $27,860 $46,090 22
Manufacturing Engineering 21 100% 100% $27,630 $55,960 21
Marketing 10 100% 100% $30,830 $33,990 10
Mathematics 37 100% 100% Not Reported $42,310 37
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians 25 100% 100% Not Reported $52,110 25
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 58 100% 100% Not Reported $38,290 58
Music 57 100% 100% Not Reported $28,880 57
Political Science and Government 5 100% 100% $28,750 $23,580 5
Psychology, General 37 100% 100% $29,000 $28,420 37
Social Work 23 100% 100% $30,000 $28,960 23
Sociology 35 100% 100% $33,530 $30,410 35
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 3 98% 98% $31,000 $26,820 3
Visual and Performing Arts, General 50 90% 90% Not Reported $26,120 50

Salary Scores for Virginia State University Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 0 100% 100% Not Reported $21,890 0
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 46 100% 100% Not Reported $47,260 46
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 5 92% 92% Not Reported $35,600 5
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 89 100% 100% $67,070 $53,180 89

Salary Scores for Virginia State University Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Educational Administration and Supervision 12 100% 100% Not Reported $61,020 12

Most Recent Reviews

Cedric Scott 9/3/2017

Virginia State University boasts a beautiful campus in Petersburg, VA. The school has an amazing social and academic atmosphere for personal and professional development. The Department of Chemistry and Physics provides strong foundational knowledge and experience due to the small, focus-group style class sizes (10-15 students). The faculty within the department are extremely helpful and maintain positive communication beyond graduation, updating students and recent graduates with professional/learning opportunities.... Read More

Tayvon Moore 3/19/2017

Virginia State University is a wonderful and diverse environment where learning is top priority. Virginia State University offers many different programs and activities to get involved with. Virginia State is a top HBCU and it continues to live up to the legacy.