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Central Virginia Community College

Design and Visual Communications, General (50.0401)
Associate's Degree - Applied
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Design & Visual Communications
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: AAS
2010 CIP Code: 500401

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-1854357
2018-1948315
2019-2038239
2020-2118811
2021-22202

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 3,483




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
2017-18707
2018-19505
2019-20909
2020-2111011
2021-22202
Five Year Summary34034
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 Years130134029034



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)2446%$21,777$32,298$36,623
2011-12 (8 years)3954%$23,773$31,905$39,341
2014-15 (5 years)3574%$17,624$31,160$37,176
2016-17 (3 years)3263%$14,856$22,428$31,642
2018-19 (18 months)3459%$11,437$18,942$29,395



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 2016-171134.4%$ 3,464$ 5,500$ 12,194$ 14,200
2013-14 to 2017-181235.3%$ 4,067$ 6,500$ 8,026$ 11,059
2014-15 to 2018-191235.3%$ 4,067$ 5,500$ 9,426$ 12,199
2015-16 to 2019-201133.3%$ 3,464$ 5,500$ 10,472$ 16,480
2016-17 to 2020-21
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 2016-171134.4%$ 3,464$ 5,500$ 13,440$ 18,481
2013-14 to 2017-181235.3%$ 4,067$ 6,709$ 10,199$ 17,701
2014-15 to 2018-191235.3%$ 4,067$ 5,500$ 10,457$ 18,178
2015-16 to 2019-201133.3%$ 3,464$ 5,500$ 11,597$ 19,876
2016-17 to 2020-21


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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