Youngstown State University Rankings by Salary Score

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Salary and Debt by Major at Youngstown State University

We calculated a salary score for each of Youngstown 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 Youngstown 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 YSU Associate Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 16 100% 100% Not Reported $26,590 16
Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians 100 100% 100% $17,880 $81,110 100
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 6 86% 86% $29,280 $16,020 6

Salary Scores for YSU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 34 100% 100% $27,390 $45,280 34
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 47 100% 100% $37,700 $49,270 47
Anthropology 21 93% 93% Not Reported $22,580 21
Biology, General 41 98% 98% $19,500 $27,750 41
Business Administration, Management and Operations 27 100% 100% $27,000 $37,420 27
Chemical Engineering 31 100% 100% $25,050 $63,010 31
Civil Engineering 6 91% 91% $27,270 $52,730 6
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians 20 96% 96% $29,000 $54,180 20
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 57 100% 100% Not Reported $58,000 57
Computer and Information Sciences, General 11 98% 98% $31,190 $37,860 11
Computer Programming 17 95% 95% Not Reported $42,680 17
Computer Science 35 84% 84% $25,500 $60,320 35
Criminal Justice and Corrections 45 96% 96% $25,000 $34,700 45
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions 9 100% 100% $25,000 $44,360 9
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 65 100% 100% $28,500 $36,400 65
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 6 100% 100% Not Reported $16,480 6
Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians 66 100% 100% Not Reported $64,490 66
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 52 97% 97% $23,000 $71,020 52
Finance and Financial Management Services 35 100% 100% $24,950 $46,920 35
Fine and Studio Arts 78 94% 94% $31,000 $30,230 78
Geography and Cartography 8 94% 94% Not Reported $27,200 8
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 63 97% 97% $24,500 $31,820 63
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 97 88% 88% $22,590 $54,110 97
Hospitality Administration/Management 8 94% 94% $25,000 $28,600 8
Human Resources Management and Services 20 94% 94% $25,120 $39,730 20
Industrial Engineering 13 100% 100% Not Reported $59,250 13
Journalism 9 94% 94% $23,760 $25,190 9
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 34 95% 95% $28,500 $29,810 34
Marketing 37 98% 98% $25,000 $40,230 37
Mathematics 48 100% 100% Not Reported $45,530 48
Mechanical Engineering 22 98% 98% $24,920 $61,080 22
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians 68 100% 100% Not Reported $63,750 68
Political Science and Government 35 100% 100% $24,500 $32,710 35
Psychology, General 13 89% 89% $28,750 $24,620 13
Public Health 20 100% 100% Not Reported $29,690 20
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 6 100% 100% $30,000 $21,050 6
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 15 99% 99% $25,000 $54,360 15
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 48 97% 97% $25,000 $29,060 48
Security Science and Technology 56 100% 100% Not Reported $39,370 56
Social Work 47 91% 91% $31,000 $31,840 47
Sociology 37 92% 92% Not Reported $30,770 37
Special Education and Teaching 13 98% 98% $25,500 $33,020 13
Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations 13 100% 100% $22,500 $29,690 13
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 10 98% 98% $26,700 $29,900 10
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 13 100% 100% $25,500 $30,620 13

Salary Scores for YSU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 66 98% 98% $26,580 $80,170 66
English Language and Literature, General 17 88% 88% $20,150 $30,770 17
Health and Medical Administrative Services 15 92% 92% Not Reported $44,380 15
Social Work 28 100% 100% $43,200 $42,480 28
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 13 100% 100% $45,200 $37,090 13
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 21 100% 100% Not Reported $42,680 21

Salary Scores for YSU Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 35 100% 100% $55,500 $68,410 35

Most Recent Reviews

David B 6/28/2020

I attended Youngstown State University and ultimately decided on general studies for my bachelors because of my credits being spread out among several subject areas. I focused primarily on public and allied health, but took courses in criminal justice and environmental science as well. My overall experience with the university was a good one, where I had caring professors, manageable coursework, and support in the form of tutoring in any subject area I struggled. The only area where I particularly struggled... Read More

Leen 4/24/2019

small campus with affordable tuition. Major reason why i chose to receive my B.S degree here. YSU leadrship is pushing STEM....hard science, math engineer and math. The school has always been strong in those areas, not surprising given it's industrial heritage. The urban setting of the school gave me a great measure of comfort due to being in the middle of the real commercial world. I will say that your definition of what a good school is can be found through exploring the atmosphere of the city, classes,... Read More