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Danville Community College

Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Oth... (15.0899)
Longer-Term Undergraduate Certificate
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes

Drafting Technology
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: CERT
2010 CIP Code: 150899

Credit HoursProgram Offered

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  12/2008
Date of Last Council Action (mm/yyyy)  06/2008
Date Program Placed on Probation:  BCHE
Date Program Closed:  
BCHE - Before Council of Higher Education
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
4.5483$ 2,415

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
Five Year Summary202
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 Years010020002

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)5956%$42,120$66,401$88,959
2011-12 (8 years)2050%$37,814$53,316$66,488
2014-15 (5 years)1861%$40,475$51,494$58,697
2016-17 (3 years)2374%$27,814$41,932$49,549
2018-19 (18 months)2273%$26,374$36,124$43,506

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 2017-18
2014-15 to 2018-19
2015-16 to 2019-20
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 2017-18
2014-15 to 2018-19
2015-16 to 2019-20

More Details on Enrollment History.

More Details on Degree Awards History.

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