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William & Mary

Physics, General (40.0801)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Physics
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BS
2010 CIP Code: 400801

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-19818736
2019-20838929
2020-21818626
2021-22909638
2022-239310240

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
4.03117$ 4,900

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)
3.0889




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
2018-1928836
2019-20181129
2020-2122426
2021-22182038
2022-23271340
Five Year Summary11356169
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 Years13416169131159169



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)7818%$51,903$120,930$141,205
2013-14 (8 years)7219%$96,055$114,393$188,244
2016-17 (5 years)11419%$32,021$61,056$89,919
2018-19 (3 years)14921%$33,228$51,123$74,494
2020-21 (18 months)27423%$44,259$68,051$124,882



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 2017-184133.3%$ 11,000$ 18,000$ 23,993$ 28,000
2014-15 to 2018-195135.7%$ 14,000$ 21,500$ 25,591$ 28,900
2015-16 to 2019-205838.7%$ 15,000$ 21,189$ 24,678$ 28,000
2016-17 to 2020-215437.0%$ 13,000$ 20,689$ 23,081$ 27,000
2017-18 to 2021-225636.4%$ 9,246$ 20,301$ 22,021$ 27,000
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 2017-184234.1%$ 11,000$ 19,000$ 27,920$ 32,934
2014-15 to 2018-195236.4%$ 15,000$ 23,000$ 34,506$ 40,054
2015-16 to 2019-205939.3%$ 15,000$ 23,500$ 39,059$ 50,500
2016-17 to 2020-215537.7%$ 13,500$ 23,500$ 39,113$ 54,078
2017-18 to 2021-225737.0%$ 10,000$ 21,500$ 35,535$ 33,577


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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