How much money do Clark Atlanta University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $26,800 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $38,400 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 CAU graduates.
The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Business Administration, Management and Operations with a median starting salary of $35,000 followed by Biology paying $24,400 and Criminal Justice and Corrections graduates who have a median starting income of $23,600 .
Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Social Work (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $40,200 .
Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Clark Atlanta 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.
|Social Work (Master's Degree)||$40,200|
|Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree)||$35,000|
|Biology (Bachelorís Degree)||$24,400|
|Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree)||$23,600|
|Fine and Studio Arts (Bachelorís Degree)||$22,100|
|Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (Bachelorís Degree)||$20,900|
|Psychology (Bachelorís Degree)||$19,900|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=138947 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Clark Atlanta University.