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William & Mary

Biology/Biological Sciences, General (26.0101)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Biology
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BS
2010 CIP Code: 260101

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-18306345135
2018-19301332124
2019-20328356137
2020-21329366133
2021-22312148161

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 1,566

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



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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
2017-189045135
2018-199232124
2019-209641137
2020-219439133
2021-2211051161
Five Year Summary482208690
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 Years25452746906740834690

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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)49324%$51,135$71,202$103,918
2011-12 (8 years)47825%$42,212$61,171$85,566
2014-15 (5 years)55319%$25,874$43,591$59,767
2016-17 (3 years)61918%$21,834$33,418$47,800
2018-19 (18 months)65625%$10,937$19,299$33,445



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 2016-1722838.2%$ 12,000$ 21,750$ 22,467$ 27,000
2013-14 to 2017-1822936.8%$ 12,973$ 22,000$ 23,474$ 27,000
2014-15 to 2018-1923336.9%$ 13,000$ 22,021$ 24,507$ 28,000
2015-16 to 2019-2022936.5%$ 13,000$ 22,000$ 26,138$ 28,000
2016-17 to 2020-2122535.8%$ 13,000$ 21,500$ 26,902$ 29,000
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 2016-1722838.2%$ 12,987$ 24,348$ 34,010$ 37,574
2013-14 to 2017-1823036.9%$ 13,000$ 25,993$ 35,594$ 44,785
2014-15 to 2018-1923437.1%$ 13,500$ 26,327$ 36,731$ 46,448
2015-16 to 2019-2023036.6%$ 13,500$ 25,493$ 36,627$ 47,000
2016-17 to 2020-2122636.0%$ 13,475$ 25,500$ 37,801$ 47,762


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