How much money do NorthWest Arkansas Community College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $29,500 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $36,500 on average.
In terms of specific areas of study, the following is a ranking of degree programs by the median first-year starting salaries for NWACC graduates.
The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing with a median starting salary of $49,500 followed by Business/Commerce paying $37,200 and Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions graduates who have a median starting income of $35,500 .
Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for NorthWest Arkansas Community College graduates who received federal financial aid in the form of grants or loans. Not all graduates or fields of study are represented as data for some degree programs are omitted for privacy purposes.
|Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Associate's Degree)||$49,500|
|Business/Commerce (Associate's Degree)||$37,200|
|Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Associate's Degree)||$35,500|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Associate's Degree)||$22,900|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=367459 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for NorthWest Arkansas Community College.