Western Connecticut State University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Western Connecticut State University ranks better than 54% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Western Connecticut State University ranks better than only 41% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Western Connecticut State University

We calculated a salary score for each of Western Connecticut 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 Western Connecticut 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 WCSU Bachelor's Degrees

WCSU ranks higher than 54% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 60% $23,149 $50,543 60%
Anthropology 88% Not Reported $32,569 88%
Biology, General 74% $24,250 $32,391 74%
Communication and Media Studies 55% $24,761 $34,381 55%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 56% Not Reported $60,061 56%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 46% $26,000 $34,908 46%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 75% $25,000 $26,224 75%
English Language and Literature, General 70% Not Reported $32,569 70%
Finance and Financial Management Services 34% $21,500 $46,478 34%
History 68% $26,000 $33,993 68%
Leisure and Recreational Activities 71% $21,500 $27,642 71%
Management Information Systems and Services 45% $21,000 $53,358 45%
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 28% $22,411 $46,999 28%
Marketing 56% $23,250 $43,519 56%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 7% $25,750 $26,063 7%
Music 10% $27,000 $18,771 10%
Political Science and Government 66% Not Reported $38,289 66%
Psychology, General 74% $24,000 $32,925 74%
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 33% $25,000 $28,236 33%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 79% $26,250 $74,367 79%
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 29% $25,000 $25,194 29%
Social Work 57% $25,000 $32,925 57%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 40% Not Reported $34,704 40%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 95% $26,694 $45,696 95%

Salary Scores for WCSU Master's Degrees

WCSU ranks higher than 75% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 47% Not Reported $69,338 47%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 83% $25,600 $55,964 83%
Education, General 84% Not Reported $59,124 84%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 71% Not Reported $113,164 71%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 80% $41,000 $50,439 80%

Western Connecticut State University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Courtney Fragomeli 9/3/2019

Western Connecticut State University has an incredible Psychology program and department. The faculty employed at Western is willing to go above and beyond in order to help the students to obtain the information they need to be successful in their field. The program offers an optional Internship in Applied Psychology that has been proven very helpful to the students. Overall, the experience I had in the Psychology program at Western has shown me how to use my time wisely which has helped me tremendously in... Read More

Courtney 3/15/2017

I attended this university because I had no other options. I could not afford to move away from home and WCSU was affordable. I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of education I received there. I felt like the professors cared about my success in their classes and that the material was relevant to my future educational and career aspirations. The campus is beautiful and I never had any problems with administration or financial aid offices; everyone was always incredibly helpful. I think the individualized... Read More