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Christopher Newport University

Computer Engineering, General (14.0901)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Computer Engineering
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BS
2010 CIP Code: 140901

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  04/1994
Date of Last Council Action (mm/yyyy)  04/1994
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-191009316
2019-20898916
2020-21888918
2021-22727011
2022-23777615

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
4.19127$ 5,632

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)
2.9181




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
2018-1916016
2019-2016016
2020-2118018
2021-2210111
2022-2313215
Five Year Summary73376
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 Years080276558076



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)5558%$92,633$120,088$140,591
2013-14 (8 years)7552%$85,312$110,000$139,753
2016-17 (5 years)8647%$75,250$102,831$129,529
2018-19 (3 years)7948%$75,394$97,156$121,377
2020-21 (18 months)13265%$114,387$134,286$155,467



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 2017-184661.3%$ 13,894$ 26,721$ 25,241$ 31,609
2014-15 to 2018-194361.4%$ 17,812$ 26,720$ 28,467$ 31,717
2015-16 to 2019-204659.7%$ 18,310$ 26,717$ 29,716$ 31,609
2016-17 to 2020-213954.9%$ 20,286$ 26,720$ 35,665$ 40,509
2017-18 to 2021-223954.2%$ 21,029$ 26,722$ 38,983$ 48,242
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 2017-184661.3%$ 13,894$ 30,060$ 36,497$ 47,453
2014-15 to 2018-194361.4%$ 19,294$ 30,736$ 41,584$ 65,891
2015-16 to 2019-204659.7%$ 19,302$ 32,619$ 45,618$ 70,509
2016-17 to 2020-213954.9%$ 21,029$ 38,962$ 48,280$ 70,509
2017-18 to 2021-223954.2%$ 26,718$ 48,242$ 57,868$ 87,980


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