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Biola University Salaries

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Salaries by Major at Biola University

How much money do Biola University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $36,200 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $48,900 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 Biola University 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 $75,500 followed by Business/Commerce paying $42,100 and Communication and Media Studies graduates who have a median starting income of $30,200 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Doctoral Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $57,300 followed by Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other (Master's Degree) at $48,900 and Education (Master's Degree) who earn $48,600 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Biola University 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.

Median first-year earnings for Biola University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $75,500
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Doctoral Degree) $57,300
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other (Master's Degree) $48,900
Education (Master's Degree) $48,600
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $42,100
Bible/Biblical Studies (Master's Degree) $36,800
Theological and Ministerial Studies (Master's Degree) $36,700
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other (Master's Degree) $34,900
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $30,200
Bible/Biblical Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $30,200
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $27,600
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,500
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Bachelorís Degree) $26,500
Sociology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,100
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $26,000
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $24,400
Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $23,900
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $23,400
Journalism (Bachelorís Degree) $23,100
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $20,400

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110097 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Biola University.