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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
2018-19301332124
2019-20328356137
2020-21329366133
2021-22364379161
2022-23344382139

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
3.96117$ 2,391

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)
2.7375




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
2018-199232124
2019-209641137
2020-219439133
2021-2211051161
2022-2310039139
Five Year Summary492202694
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 Years18412796947241431694



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)47824%$56,055$78,467$118,038
2013-14 (8 years)51123%$46,182$67,675$92,201
2016-17 (5 years)61918%$35,111$49,476$67,895
2018-19 (3 years)65619%$22,853$39,170$54,396
2020-21 (18 months)1,17926%$30,496$45,692$77,409



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 2017-1822936.8%$ 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
2017-18 to 2021-2223134.8%$ 12,755$ 20,500$ 27,044$ 28,000
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
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
2017-18 to 2021-2223234.9%$ 13,238$ 25,000$ 37,563$ 48,017


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