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Biological and Physical Sciences (30.0101)
Associate's Degree - Transfer
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




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Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-1910,2047,4481,180
2019-2010,0537,2361,113
2020-218,3425,9791,195
2021-226,9404,9961,101
2022-236,2354,435935

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
3.5867$ 2,099




The table to the right provides the degree award history of each the last five years, disaggregated by state residency. This breakout may may help explain why a relatively low percentage of program completers may appear to be working in Virginia.



Program Graduates by Domicile
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateTotal
2018-191,161191,180
2019-201,095181,113
2020-211,171241,195
2021-221,083181,101
2022-2391916935
Five Year Summary5,429955,524
Distribution by Gender and Race/Ethnicity within Five-year Totals,


YearForeign/ InternationalAfrican Am. or Black (NH)Am. Indian/ Native Am. (NH)Asian/ Pacific Islander (NH)HispanicWhite, Caucasian Am. (NH)Multi-Race (NH)Unknown/ Unreported (NH)Total
Sum of the Last 5 Years159677136535,5246902,9001085,524



Wages Earned in 2020

The table below shows the wage data for the select program and places it in the context of all wages at the same degree level of this institution by graduates with at least three (3) quarters of employment.





Post-Completion Wage Outcomes, Earnings in 2022
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2011-12 (10 years)3,32749%$41,596$61,407$89,908
2013-14 (8 years)4,36050%$37,153$56,439$79,404
2016-17 (5 years)5,50654%$28,197$44,244$63,291
2018-19 (3 years)5,80856%$18,090$31,907$47,230
2020-21 (18 months)10,55753%$20,909$36,937$63,718



Student Debt of Graduates
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Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2013-14 to 2017-182,28940.4%$ 5,500$ 10,884$ 13,319$ 18,250
2014-15 to 2018-192,25038.7%$ 5,500$ 10,884$ 13,231$ 17,854
2015-16 to 2019-202,19037.5%$ 5,500$ 10,884$ 13,160$ 17,472
2016-17 to 2020-212,11235.9%$ 5,500$ 10,884$ 13,192$ 17,322
2017-18 to 2021-221,94433.7%$ 5,475$ 10,500$ 13,125$ 17,316
Note: Student borrowing at graduation, excludes PLUS loans, in five-year rollups. Includes all known institutionally-processed borrowing occuring at all public and nonprofit institutions in Virginia. Debt accrued outside Virginia in prior postsecondary activity is not available.
Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation, Including Parent-PLUS and Grad-PLUS
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2013-14 to 2017-182,29940.6%$ 5,906$ 11,020$ 14,229$ 19,096
2014-15 to 2018-192,26238.9%$ 5,657$ 10,943$ 14,135$ 18,933
2015-16 to 2019-202,20537.8%$ 5,500$ 10,963$ 14,152$ 18,552
2016-17 to 2020-212,12936.2%$ 5,500$ 10,890$ 14,291$ 18,442
2017-18 to 2021-221,95934.0%$ 5,500$ 10,888$ 14,167$ 18,312


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