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Salaries by Major at Anderson University

How much money do Anderson University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $29,600 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $37,500 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 AU 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 $56,400 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations paying $41,400 and Criminal Justice and Corrections graduates who have a median starting income of $34,700 .

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 $58,000 followed by Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) at $46,200 and Education (Master's Degree) who earn $36,800 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Anderson 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 Anderson University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $58,000
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $56,400
Educational Administration and Supervision (Master's Degree) $46,200
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $41,400
Education (Master's Degree) $36,800
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $34,700
Design and Applied Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $34,700
Business/Commerce (Bachelorís Degree) $34,600
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Bachelorís Degree) $31,800
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $30,900
Human Services (Bachelorís Degree) $28,000
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $20,400

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217633 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Anderson University.