Western Connecticut State University Rankings by Salary Score

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Western Connecticut State University is ranked on 2 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


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 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 WCSU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 60 100% 100% $23,150 $50,540 60
Anthropology 88 100% 100% Not Reported $32,570 88
Biology, General 74 92% 92% $24,250 $32,390 74
Communication and Media Studies 55 98% 98% $24,760 $34,380 55
Computer and Information Sciences, General 56 100% 100% Not Reported $60,060 56
Criminal Justice and Corrections 46 97% 97% $26,000 $34,910 46
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 75 97% 97% $25,000 $26,220 75
English Language and Literature, General 70 100% 100% Not Reported $32,570 70
Finance and Financial Management Services 34 95% 95% $21,500 $46,480 34
History 68 94% 94% $26,000 $33,990 68
Leisure and Recreational Activities 71 100% 100% $21,500 $27,640 71
Management Information Systems and Services 45 100% 100% $21,000 $53,360 45
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 28 98% 98% $22,410 $47,000 28
Marketing 56 97% 97% $23,250 $43,520 56
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 7 100% 100% $25,750 $26,060 7
Music 10 100% 100% $27,000 $18,770 10
Political Science and Government 66 92% 92% Not Reported $38,290 66
Psychology, General 74 94% 94% $24,000 $32,930 74
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 33 100% 100% $25,000 $28,240 33
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 79 100% 100% $26,250 $74,370 79
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 29 100% 100% $25,000 $25,190 29
Social Work 57 94% 94% $25,000 $32,930 57
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 40 100% 100% Not Reported $34,700 40
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 95 100% 100% $26,690 $45,700 95

Salary Scores for WCSU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 47 100% 100% Not Reported $69,340 47
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 83 100% 100% $25,600 $55,960 83
Education, General 84 100% 100% Not Reported $59,120 84
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 71 100% 100% Not Reported $113,160 71
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 80 94% 94% $41,000 $50,440 80

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

Alexandra Franjola 3/22/2017

This program was incredible for my lifestyle, I work three jobs and an internship and with this program was able to complete a Master's Degree catered to people with busy lives and responsibilities. I am grateful for the content, quality and professors this program shared with me and other students. Would recommend to anyone in Connecticut interested in pursuing a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling