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William & Mary

Chinese Studies (05.0123)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes

Chinese Language and Culture
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA
2010 CIP Code: 050123

Credit HoursProgram Offered

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

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
4.29119$ 2,890

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
Five Year Summary301848
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 Years220448230048

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)388%
2013-14 (8 years)536%
2016-17 (5 years)5613%
2018-19 (3 years)6916%$31,181$56,880$88,313
2020-21 (18 months)5424%$15,577$33,327$39,981

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 2017-18
2014-15 to 2018-191037.0%$ 7,000$ 13,750$ 17,526$ 22,067
2015-16 to 2019-20
2016-17 to 2020-21
2017-18 to 2021-22
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 2017-181041.7%$ 16,907$ 25,369$ 27,584$ 29,572
2014-15 to 2018-191140.7%$ 12,000$ 24,831$ 24,628$ 29,572
2015-16 to 2019-20
2016-17 to 2020-21
2017-18 to 2021-22

More Details on Enrollment History.

More Details on Degree Awards History.

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