Wright State University-Main Campus Rankings Based on Salary

  • Wright State University-Main Campus ranks better than only 34% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Wright State University-Main Campus ranks better than only 41% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Wright State University-Main Campus's Top Rankings

Salary and Debt by Major at Wright State University-Main Campus

We calculated a salary score for each of Wright State University-Main Campus'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 Wright State University-Main Campus 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 Wright State Associate Degrees

Wright State ranks higher than 26% of colleges for associate degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Engineering Technology, General 26% Not Reported $33,993 26%

Salary Scores for Wright State Bachelor's Degrees

Wright State ranks higher than 34% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 45% $24,797 $47,553 45%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 30% $27,000 $41,193 30%
Biology, General 55% $23,500 $29,685 55%
Biomedical/Medical Engineering 21% $18,000 $49,019 21%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 26% $25,000 $37,291 26%
Business/Commerce, General 45% $22,899 $43,025 45%
Chemistry 6% Not Reported $27,048 6%
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 50% Not Reported $56,415 50%
Communication and Media Studies 41% $25,000 $32,162 41%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 62% $25,250 $62,579 62%
Computer Engineering 27% $26,000 $63,749 27%
Criminology 49% $26,533 $34,882 49%
Dance 13% Not Reported $16,345 13%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 35% $25,500 $21,508 35%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 19% $25,000 $63,005 19%
English Language and Literature, General 28% $24,852 $26,063 28%
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 39% $27,025 $25,194 39%
Finance and Financial Management Services 26% $22,155 $44,319 26%
Fine and Studio Arts 26% $35,250 $22,920 26%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 33% $24,949 $34,420 33%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 30% $23,250 $27,681 30%
History 20% $27,500 $25,194 20%
Human Resources Management and Services 33% $21,750 $42,682 33%
International/Global Studies 31% $18,500 $27,947 31%
Management Information Systems and Services 25% $24,986 $47,260 25%
Marketing 53% $21,529 $42,853 53%
Mechanical Engineering 34% $22,000 $63,124 34%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 20% $25,500 $28,960 20%
Political Science and Government 28% $26,250 $31,314 28%
Psychology, General 51% $21,832 $30,080 51%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 29% $25,000 $59,508 29%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 43% $27,775 $30,616 43%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 20% $25,000 $26,739 20%
Social Work 68% $25,990 $34,259 68%
Sociology 50% $28,750 $32,569 50%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 13% $25,899 $30,616 13%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 15% $28,500 $31,314 15%

Salary Scores for Wright State Master's Degrees

Wright State ranks higher than 28% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 10% Not Reported $53,358 10%
Biomedical/Medical Engineering 9% Not Reported $59,124 9%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 46% $34,133 $68,708 46%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 31% $54,666 $42,123 31%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 33% Not Reported $73,737 33%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 13% Not Reported $33,993 13%
Economics 53% Not Reported $65,332 53%
Educational Administration and Supervision 25% $33,610 $47,416 25%
Educational/Instructional Media Design 80% Not Reported $63,005 80%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 34% Not Reported $87,309 34%
English Language and Literature, General 3% Not Reported $21,798 3%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 34% Not Reported $55,964 34%
History 13% $32,999 $28,236 13%
Management Information Systems and Services 37% $30,686 $72,796 37%
Mechanical Engineering 21% Not Reported $76,460 21%
Music 20% Not Reported $21,964 20%
Public Administration 42% $35,454 $52,107 42%
Public Health 48% Not Reported $53,775 48%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 46% $51,518 $98,053 46%
Social Work 42% $30,208 $44,666 42%
Special Education and Teaching 5% $43,100 $37,054 5%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 16% Not Reported $37,856 16%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 10% $25,113 $37,640 10%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 24% Not Reported $43,638 24%

Salary Scores for Wright State Doctoral Degrees

Wright State ranks higher than 75% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 75% $158,052 $71,351 75%

Wright State University-Main Campus Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Iotha Roberts, III 5/20/2019

I enjoyed my overall experience at Wright State. The campus is of moderate size, has a great library system, and has an ever growing diverse student population. I found that the number of students per class within ones major was usually small to average size which provided adequate space for critical dialogue and analysis. I had very good instructors, both on the general education level and degree seeking level. Many of them were professionals outside of academia and several had written their own books and... Read More

Anonymous 4/16/2018

A horrendous program, transferring out after wasting 2 years of my life with egocentric professors and unprofessional administration. I would not recommend this school, and specific program, to my worst enemy. All the professors care about is publishing their own work and advancing their career, there is no focus on the students like there should be in a doctoral program.