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Salaries by Major at Northwest University

How much money do Northwest University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $36,700 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $41,400 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 Northwest 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 $67,800 followed by Business Administration, Management and Operations paying $48,200 and Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods graduates who have a median starting income of $42,600 .

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 $70,100 followed by Education (Master's Degree) at $52,600 and International/Global Studies (Master's Degree) who earn $39,400 .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Northwest 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 Northwest University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Master's Degree) $70,100
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree) $67,800
Education (Master's Degree) $52,600
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $48,200
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $42,600
International/Global Studies (Master's Degree) $39,400
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (Bachelorís Degree) $34,800
Theological and Ministerial Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $32,500
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $30,500

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=236133 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Northwest University.