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Salaries by Major at Rockhurst University

How much money do Rockhurst University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $41,600 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 Rockhurst 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 $59,200 followed by Business/Commerce paying $41,300 and Health and Physical Education/Fitness graduates who have a median starting income of $29,600 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $66,500 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) at $62,400 and Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) who earn $61,300 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Rockhurst 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 Rockhurst University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $66,500
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $62,400
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Master's Degree) $61,300
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $59,200
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $52,900
Education (Master's Degree) $41,600
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $41,300
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $29,600
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $28,000

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=179043 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Rockhurst University.