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Northern Virginia Community College

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration (43.0103)
Associate's Degree - Applied
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: AAS
2010 CIP Code: 430103

Credit HoursProgram Offered
On-Campus:YesYes
Off-Campus:YesNo

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-1839423662
2018-1925716154
2019-2022613734
2020-2118011533
2021-221669725

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 3,793




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
2017-1862062
2018-1951354
2019-2033134
2020-2129433
2021-2224125
Five Year Summary1999208
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 Years24101220861832208



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
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2009-10 (10 years)15451%$38,266$63,101$82,457
2011-12 (8 years)29254%$42,098$59,115$81,348
2014-15 (5 years)43460%$33,793$48,657$68,374
2016-17 (3 years)45156%$28,939$45,048$63,211
2018-19 (18 months)36054%$21,378$35,700$50,055



Student Debt of Graduates
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Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2012-13 to 2016-1715534.4%$ 5,474$ 10,914$ 14,819$ 20,922
2013-14 to 2017-1814836.9%$ 5,460$ 10,904$ 15,174$ 22,097
2014-15 to 2018-1913838.3%$ 5,250$ 11,875$ 16,456$ 25,977
2015-16 to 2019-2011638.0%$ 4,579$ 13,909$ 17,145$ 27,233
2016-17 to 2020-2110238.6%$ 5,476$ 15,092$ 19,163$ 29,192
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
2012-13 to 2016-1715534.4%$ 5,474$ 10,914$ 15,257$ 22,218
2013-14 to 2017-1814836.9%$ 5,475$ 10,904$ 15,688$ 23,091
2014-15 to 2018-1913838.3%$ 5,444$ 11,875$ 17,007$ 26,991
2015-16 to 2019-2011638.0%$ 5,443$ 13,909$ 17,403$ 27,493
2016-17 to 2020-2110238.6%$ 5,500$ 15,092$ 19,392$ 30,177


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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