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Liberty University

Psychology, General (42.0101)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Psychology, General
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BS
2010 CIP Code: 420101

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
2017-185,3014,5171,208
2018-194,8944,2951,033
2019-204,9894,6721,096
2020-215,1204,7351,332
2021-224,9484,5311,211

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
4.65114$ 2,422

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)
5.0877



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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
2017-182419671,208
2018-192088251,033
2019-202378591,096
2020-212991,0331,332
2021-222489631,211
Five Year Summary1,2334,6475,880
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 Years3354122625,8803042,7432,0455,880

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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)1,56515%$33,614$45,389$57,493
2011-12 (8 years)2,70514%$33,996$44,436$53,752
2014-15 (5 years)5,35813%$29,658$39,873$50,188
2016-17 (3 years)6,50313%$26,126$35,745$46,326
2018-19 (18 months)6,29013%$19,007$30,169$39,235



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 2016-175,30681.6%$ 21,416$ 31,000$ 32,178$ 42,504
2013-14 to 2017-185,28580.7%$ 22,124$ 31,791$ 33,258$ 44,332
2014-15 to 2018-195,04880.3%$ 22,250$ 32,192$ 33,549$ 44,998
2015-16 to 2019-204,78579.0%$ 22,000$ 32,348$ 33,843$ 45,000
2016-17 to 2020-214,58077.7%$ 21,345$ 31,465$ 33,466$ 45,000
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 2016-175,30981.7%$ 21,970$ 31,996$ 33,689$ 44,419
2013-14 to 2017-185,28880.7%$ 23,000$ 33,332$ 34,892$ 45,666
2014-15 to 2018-195,04980.3%$ 23,250$ 33,334$ 35,484$ 46,598
2015-16 to 2019-204,78779.0%$ 23,000$ 33,962$ 36,211$ 47,617
2016-17 to 2020-214,58377.7%$ 22,166$ 33,332$ 36,122$ 47,834


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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