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William & Mary

Area Studies, Other (05.0199)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




International Studies
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA
2010 CIP Code: 050199

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  09/1992
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-18536021
2018-19667341
2019-20576224
2020-21556427
2021-22452127

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 3,949

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
2017-1816521
2018-1934741
2019-20111324
2020-2119827
2021-2220727
Five Year Summary10040140
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 Years7609140207312140



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)19617%$38,867$62,832$113,926
2011-12 (8 years)23919%$42,109$58,419$94,953
2014-15 (5 years)20523%$40,119$55,198$67,887
2016-17 (3 years)15823%$27,579$44,689$59,860
2018-19 (18 months)15323%$15,603$35,191$47,912



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 2016-174040.8%$ 12,987$ 22,750$ 30,701$ 33,500
2013-14 to 2017-183842.2%$ 12,973$ 24,987$ 34,321$ 43,000
2014-15 to 2018-193335.9%$ 10,021$ 23,000$ 38,422$ 44,688
2015-16 to 2019-203037.0%$ 5,950$ 20,250$ 36,386$ 38,515
2016-17 to 2020-212937.2%$ 7,000$ 19,500$ 31,930$ 38,515
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 2016-174141.8%$ 15,446$ 28,000$ 37,959$ 45,500
2013-14 to 2017-183842.2%$ 12,973$ 27,798$ 39,757$ 52,975
2014-15 to 2018-193335.9%$ 11,000$ 27,000$ 46,167$ 52,975
2015-16 to 2019-203037.0%$ 7,000$ 21,410$ 44,554$ 57,826
2016-17 to 2020-212937.2%$ 9,000$ 27,000$ 43,316$ 57,826


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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