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Emory & Henry College

Political Science and Government, General (45.1001)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Political Science, General
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA
2010 CIP Code: 451001

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-1931338
2019-2032349
2020-2120189
2021-2231309
2022-23303610

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
3.59121$ 1,719

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)
3.0995




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
2018-19718
2019-20729
2020-21819
2021-22549
2022-237310
Five Year Summary341145
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 Years040145334245



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)NaN
2013-14 (8 years)NaN
2016-17 (5 years)NaN
2018-19 (3 years)2223%
2020-21 (18 months)6131%$30,538$36,667$40,394



Student Debt of Graduates
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Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2014-15 to 2018-191571.4%$ 20,000$ 31,000$ 33,839$ 43,000
2015-16 to 2019-201875.0%$ 21,000$ 30,250$ 33,797$ 40,017
2016-17 to 2020-212376.7%$ 20,000$ 29,000$ 34,834$ 35,500
2017-18 to 2021-222480.0%$ 18,996$ 28,000$ 35,858$ 37,759
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
2014-15 to 2018-191571.4%$ 23,500$ 35,000$ 43,097$ 51,450
2015-16 to 2019-201875.0%$ 24,000$ 35,250$ 44,058$ 51,450
2016-17 to 2020-212376.7%$ 24,000$ 35,000$ 47,849$ 67,865
2017-18 to 2021-222480.0%$ 21,750$ 37,759$ 50,390$ 78,248


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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