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Salaries by Major at West Virginia State University

How much money do West Virginia State University graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $27,300 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $32,700 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 WVSU graduates.

The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods with a median starting salary of $34,000 followed by Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities paying $28,700 and Business Administration, Management and Operations graduates who have a median starting income of $28,100 .

Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the .

Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for West Virginia State 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 West Virginia State University graduates ranked by degree type and major
Major Earnings
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Bachelorís Degree) $34,000
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities (Bachelorís Degree) $28,700
Business Administration, Management and Operations (Bachelorís Degree) $28,100
Social Work (Bachelorís Degree) $28,000
Communication and Media Studies (Bachelorís Degree) $25,600
Criminal Justice and Corrections (Bachelorís Degree) $24,700
Psychology (Bachelorís Degree) $22,800
History (Bachelorís Degree) $17,500

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=237899 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for West Virginia State University.