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Liberty University

Religion/Religious Studies (38.0201)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Religion/Religious Studies
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA
2010 CIP Code: 380201

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Program authorized for distance learning
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-193,2352,502768
2019-202,9392,440656
2020-212,6692,237698
2021-222,4292,002645
2022-232,0791,690597

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
4.9593$ 3,967

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)
4.3377




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
2018-1979689768
2019-2068588656
2020-2165633698
2021-2258587645
2022-2369528597
Five Year Summary3393,0253,364
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 Years633317343,3641461,4621,3073,364



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)3,4218%
2013-14 (8 years)4,5387%
2016-17 (5 years)5,0686%
2018-19 (3 years)4,5565%
2020-21 (18 months)3,8734%



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 2017-183,52072.1%$ 22,000$ 32,842$ 33,129$ 45,000
2014-15 to 2018-193,25171.4%$ 22,849$ 34,165$ 34,103$ 45,837
2015-16 to 2019-202,95871.4%$ 22,851$ 34,500$ 34,265$ 46,000
2016-17 to 2020-212,72270.3%$ 21,875$ 33,419$ 33,798$ 45,646
2017-18 to 2021-222,49868.8%$ 21,002$ 32,964$ 33,568$ 45,828
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 2017-183,52172.1%$ 22,908$ 33,750$ 34,402$ 45,832
2014-15 to 2018-193,25271.4%$ 23,500$ 35,331$ 35,238$ 47,007
2015-16 to 2019-202,95971.4%$ 23,500$ 35,498$ 35,356$ 47,000
2016-17 to 2020-212,72370.3%$ 22,617$ 34,646$ 34,984$ 46,538
2017-18 to 2021-222,49968.9%$ 21,666$ 33,926$ 34,718$ 46,812


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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