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Tidewater 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: CERT
2010 CIP Code: 430103

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  03/1995
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-1855441381
2018-1946735778
2019-2042833675
2020-2131625178
2021-2231324478

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 2,609



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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
2017-1878381
2018-1977178
2019-2072375
2020-2174478
2021-2275378
Five Year Summary37614390
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 Years1125211390282025390

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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.






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Post-Completion Wage Outcomes
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2009-10 (10 years)16861%$30,591$47,317$67,040
2011-12 (8 years)32859%$31,076$43,789$59,658
2014-15 (5 years)46160%$25,492$39,394$54,367
2016-17 (3 years)52066%$22,510$33,604$46,667
2018-19 (18 months)46367%$15,409$24,923$36,080



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 2016-1722743.7%$ 5,972$ 11,844$ 14,709$ 19,317
2013-14 to 2017-1821944.4%$ 5,886$ 11,687$ 15,058$ 19,449
2014-15 to 2018-1921346.0%$ 5,500$ 11,844$ 15,287$ 19,500
2015-16 to 2019-2020745.7%$ 5,755$ 12,420$ 15,774$ 20,534
2016-17 to 2020-2117945.4%$ 5,886$ 11,876$ 15,775$ 21,280
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 2016-1722743.7%$ 5,988$ 11,844$ 14,919$ 19,715
2013-14 to 2017-1822044.6%$ 5,980$ 11,821$ 15,259$ 19,582
2014-15 to 2018-1921446.2%$ 5,610$ 11,999$ 15,502$ 19,794
2015-16 to 2019-2020946.1%$ 5,940$ 12,769$ 16,036$ 20,862
2016-17 to 2020-2118145.9%$ 5,962$ 12,420$ 16,128$ 21,589


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