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Salaries by Major at Point Loma Nazarene University

How much money do Point Loma Nazarene University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $42,600 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $53,500 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 PLNU 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 $79,200 followed by Business/Corporate Communications paying $35,600 and Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions graduates who have a median starting income of $30,900 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $111,200 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) at $68,900 and Education (Master's Degree) who earn $60,500 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Point Loma Nazarene 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 Point Loma Nazarene University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Master's Degree) $111,200
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $79,200
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $68,900
Education (Master's Degree) $60,500
Business/Corporate Communications (Bachelorís Degree) $35,600
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $30,900
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $29,800
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,700
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $27,200
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $24,200
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (Bachelorís Degree) $21,400

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=121309 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Point Loma Nazarene University.