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William & Mary

Computer and Information Sciences, General (11.0101)
Master's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Computer Science
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: MS
2010 CIP Code: 110101

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  09/1984
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-19272413
2019-20272717
2020-21292513
2021-22353010
2022-23353416

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 6,868




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
2018-196713
2019-2061117
2020-214913
2021-226410
2022-237916
Five Year Summary294069
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 Years1820669436269



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)9525%$112,638$145,867$157,692
2013-14 (8 years)9426%$94,629$119,379$162,490
2016-17 (5 years)10321%$93,289$114,891$132,136
2018-19 (3 years)9827%$74,727$99,301$111,099
2020-21 (18 months)9334%$79,357$86,740$99,515



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 2017-181513.9%$ 8,500$ 28,000$ 25,183$ 36,543
2014-15 to 2018-191111.2%$ 20,500$ 28,000$ 27,434$ 41,000
2015-16 to 2019-201212.2%$ 22,545$ 29,100$ 28,565$ 41,000
2016-17 to 2020-211314.0%$ 26,000$ 35,480$ 31,712$ 41,000
2017-18 to 2021-221013.7%$ 28,000$ 38,772$ 34,652$ 41,000
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 2017-181513.9%$ 8,500$ 28,000$ 29,630$ 36,543
2014-15 to 2018-191111.2%$ 20,500$ 30,200$ 34,698$ 56,508
2015-16 to 2019-201212.2%$ 23,929$ 33,372$ 35,790$ 52,159
2016-17 to 2020-211314.0%$ 28,000$ 39,202$ 41,440$ 56,508
2017-18 to 2021-221013.7%$ 36,543$ 44,645$ 47,022$ 64,210


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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