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Bridgewater College

Environmental Science (03.0104)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Environmental Science
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA
2010 CIP Code: 030104

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Date of Last Council Action (mm/yyyy)  BCHE
Date Program Placed on Probation:  BCHE
Date Program Closed:  
BCHE - Before Council of Higher Education
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-19545210
2019-20535413
2020-21505114
2021-22484911
2022-23414210

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
3.83123$ 2,554

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)
2.6681




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
2018-196410
2019-209413
2020-218614
2021-2210111
2022-236410
Five Year Summary391958
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 Years020058445258



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)3554%$53,945$65,754$84,662
2013-14 (8 years)3861%$58,465$66,073$75,692
2016-17 (5 years)5058%$39,265$58,377$69,415
2018-19 (3 years)5457%$40,217$46,429$62,626
2020-21 (18 months)10861%$61,987$77,782$100,859



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 2017-183876.0%$ 19,500$ 27,000$ 35,388$ 34,376
2014-15 to 2018-193678.3%$ 18,000$ 27,000$ 34,440$ 37,463
2015-16 to 2019-203368.7%$ 19,500$ 27,000$ 34,783$ 35,000
2016-17 to 2020-214175.9%$ 20,808$ 27,000$ 34,021$ 34,376
2017-18 to 2021-224175.9%$ 20,808$ 27,000$ 31,464$ 30,886
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 2017-183876.0%$ 19,500$ 27,750$ 42,518$ 72,679
2014-15 to 2018-193678.3%$ 18,000$ 27,500$ 40,729$ 65,607
2015-16 to 2019-203368.7%$ 19,500$ 28,000$ 42,596$ 60,586
2016-17 to 2020-214175.9%$ 20,808$ 28,500$ 43,549$ 60,586
2017-18 to 2021-224175.9%$ 20,808$ 28,000$ 41,863$ 58,000


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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