Winston-Salem State University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Winston-Salem State University ranks better than only 25% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Winston-Salem State University ranks better than only 46% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Winston-Salem State University

We calculated a salary score for each of Winston-Salem 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 Winston-Salem 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 WSSU Bachelor's Degrees

WSSU ranks higher than 25% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 10% $25,000 $38,289 10%
Biology, General 59% $28,000 $30,228 59%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 12% $29,206 $32,569 12%
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 44% $20,427 $55,102 44%
Communication and Media Studies 3% $25,000 $21,964 3%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 39% $29,250 $53,358 39%
Computer Science 12% Not Reported $44,971 12%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 7% $26,000 $25,615 7%
English Language and Literature, General 51% Not Reported $29,685 51%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 8% $30,169 $27,978 8%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 9% $23,250 $23,694 9%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 17% $31,000 $25,826 17%
Music 45% Not Reported $26,896 45%
Political Science and Government 21% Not Reported $29,685 21%
Psychology, General 31% $25,000 $27,548 31%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 46% $14,200 $64,493 46%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 17% $27,961 $24,773 17%
Social Work 4% $27,430 $24,267 4%
Sociology 19% $29,000 $27,709 19%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 20% $29,200 $31,899 20%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 0% Not Reported $21,052 0%

Salary Scores for WSSU Master's Degrees

WSSU ranks higher than 42% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Health and Medical Administrative Services 17% Not Reported $45,529 17%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 39% $30,000 $94,408 39%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 49% $31,093 $56,579 49%

Salary Scores for WSSU Doctoral Degrees

WSSU ranks higher than 48% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 48% $56,923 $70,344 48%

Winston-Salem State University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Ashley George 5/31/2019

Attending and graduating Winston Salem State University was A humbling experience. I didnt know that i would become the woman I am today..If I was to go back 4 years from now and become a incoming freshman all over again, I would not believe that I would accomplish all of the things that I have accomplished today. I have studied abroad, I have been an active member of multiple organizations, I have been a student leader, I was hired within multiple departments. The TRIO program, the provost, the study abroad... Read More

Danielle Dove Maynor 3/27/2019

Winston-Salem State University is one of the best historically black universities in North Carolina! I attended Winston-Salem State University 2011-2015 and received a degree in Birth-Kindergarten Education. Although I had just turned eighteen when I began my undergrad experience and was hours away from my family, State managed to provide a nurturing environment. Freshmen, traditional and non-traditional, moved in and attended sessions a week before upper level students returned back to school. This allowed... Read More