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Capital University Salaries

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Salaries by Major at Capital University

How much money do Capital University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $35,100 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $47,300 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 Capital 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 $59,400 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations paying $39,800 and Marketing graduates who have a median starting income of $37,700 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $81,300 followed by Law (First Professional Degree) at $45,800 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Capital 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 Capital University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $81,300
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $59,400
Law (First Professional Degree) $45,800
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $39,800
Marketing (Bachelorís Degree) $37,700
Special Education and Teaching (Bachelorís Degree) $35,400
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $34,600
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $33,100
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $31,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $30,400
Criminology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,400
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $27,800
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $27,600
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,100
Music (Bachelorís Degree) $21,000

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=201548 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Capital University.