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Longwood University Salaries

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Salaries by Major at Longwood University

How much money do Longwood University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $34,100 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $43,200 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 Longwood 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 $57,000 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations paying $42,800 and Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities graduates who have a median starting income of $39,900 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $55,600 followed by Education (Master's Degree) at $44,900 and Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) who earn $44,600 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Longwood 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 Longwood University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $57,000
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (Master's Degree) $55,600
Education (Master's Degree) $44,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (Master's Degree) $44,600
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $42,800
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $39,900
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (Bachelorís Degree) $32,500
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $31,600
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree) $31,400
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $31,300
English Language and Literature (Bachelorís Degree) $30,400
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $29,900
Visual and Performing Arts (Bachelorís Degree) $26,600
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $26,500
Biology (Bachelorís Degree) $25,900
History (Bachelorís Degree) $25,700

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=232566 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Longwood University.