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Salaries by Major at CUNY Graduate School and University Center

How much money do CUNY Graduate School and University Center graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $48,300 per year.

In terms of specific areas of study, the following is a ranking of degree programs by the median first-year starting salaries for CUNY Graduate Center 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 $84,500 followed by Business/Commerce paying $52,000 and Communication and Media Studies graduates who have a median starting income of $36,800 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Educational Administration and Supervision (Doctoral Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $95,200 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) at $77,600 and Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) who earn $73,700 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for CUNY Graduate School and University Center 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 CUNY Graduate School and University Center graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Educational Administration and Supervision (Doctoral Degree) $95,200
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $84,500
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $77,600
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Doctoral Degree) $73,700
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (Doctoral Degree) $66,200
English Language and Literature (Doctoral Degree) $61,200
Research and Experimental Psychology (Doctoral Degree) $58,700
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Master's Degree) $53,400
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $52,000
Journalism (Master's Degree) $44,900
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $36,800

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190576 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for CUNY Graduate School and University Center.