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Bridgewater College

Sociology, General. (45.1101)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Sociology
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA
2010 CIP Code: 451101

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-18505214
2018-1952539
2019-20575811
2020-21525012
2021-22422013

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 2,942

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




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
2017-1810414
2018-19729
2019-2010111
2020-218412
2021-2212113
Five Year Summary471259
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 Years0140059632159



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)5048%$39,583$52,864$58,539
2011-12 (8 years)6653%$35,876$44,869$53,149
2014-15 (5 years)6955%$37,744$40,105$49,774
2016-17 (3 years)6370%$30,474$36,479$42,978
2018-19 (18 months)5968%$18,335$30,399$33,975



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 2016-174174.5%$ 25,500$ 30,000$ 35,007$ 46,500
2013-14 to 2017-184882.8%$ 25,750$ 32,407$ 35,323$ 43,550
2014-15 to 2018-194788.7%$ 25,000$ 30,000$ 33,650$ 39,500
2015-16 to 2019-204785.5%$ 25,000$ 28,500$ 33,197$ 39,500
2016-17 to 2020-214584.9%$ 26,000$ 31,500$ 33,290$ 39,500
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 2016-174174.5%$ 25,500$ 39,871$ 49,553$ 69,584
2013-14 to 2017-184882.8%$ 25,750$ 44,750$ 52,922$ 75,750
2014-15 to 2018-194788.7%$ 25,000$ 39,871$ 49,742$ 71,951
2015-16 to 2019-204785.5%$ 25,000$ 44,500$ 51,608$ 72,481
2016-17 to 2020-214584.9%$ 27,000$ 54,000$ 56,454$ 82,200


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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