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Bachelor’s Degree in Educational Assessment

562 Yearly Graduations
$25,400 Median Salary
$30,360 Median Debt
There are 10 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a bachelor's degree in assessment. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 29% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 1.8% of assessment graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Assessment Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 562 students earned their bachelor's degree in assessment. This earns it the #195 spot on the list of the most popular bachelor's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in assessment at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 562
Master’s Degree 517
Graduate Certificate 233
Doctor’s Degree 218
Undergraduate Certificate 1
Basic Certificate 1

Earnings of Assessment Majors With Bachelor’s Degree

The median salary for graduates holding a bachelor's degree in assessment is $25,400. However, this can depend on a number of factors, such as where you live and the number of years experience you have.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $24,600 to a high of $26,200.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a bachelor's degree in assessment is $30,360. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $35,554 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $25,167.

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Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $315.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their bachelor's degree in assessment. About 84.9% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 85
Women 477
Gender Diversity of Bachelor's Degree in Assessment

The racial-ethnic distribution of assessment bachelor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 9
Black or African American 48
Hispanic or Latino 79
White 370
International Students 10
Other Races/Ethnicities 46
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Assessment Bachelor's Degree Students

There are 10 colleges that offer a bachelor’s degree in assessment. Learn more about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Western Governors University

Salt Lake City, Utah
421 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for assessment students seekinga bachelor's degree is Western Governors University. Each year, around 98,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,380 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,500 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 421 bachelor's degree were handed out to assessment majors at WGU. Around 24% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 86% were women.

#2

University of Arizona

Tucson, Arizona
83 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for assessment majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of Arizona. Roughly 43,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,990 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,938 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 83 people received their bachelor's degree in assessment from Arizona. Around 42% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 80% were women.

#3

Ashford University

San Diego, California
34 Yearly Graduations
94% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Ashford University is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in assessment. Each year, around 36,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,640 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,060 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 34 bachelor's degree were handed out to assessment majors at Ashford University. Of these students, 94% were women and 44% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#4

Pennsylvania State University - University Park

University Park, Pennsylvania
17 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
59% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Pennsylvania State University - University Park comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degree in assessment. Roughly 47,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $17,416 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,960 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 17 people received their bachelor's degree in assessment from Penn State University Park. About 71% of this group were women, and 59% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

Northwestern University

Evanston, Illinois
7 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Northwestern University comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degree in assessment. Each year, around 22,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $56,232 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $56,067 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 bachelor's degree were handed out to assessment majors at Northwestern U. About 71% of this group were women, and 29% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to assessment that offer bachelor’s degree.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Teacher Education Grade Specific 50,540
Teacher Education Subject Specific 21,322
Special Education 8,866
General Education 4,523
Other Education 1,730

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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