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Emory & Henry College

American Government and Politics (United States) (45.1002)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Law and Politics
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA
2010 CIP Code: 451002

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  01/2006
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2013-1411273
2014-1510104
2015-16554
2017-18560
2019-20542

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
3.82124$ 2,723

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
2019-20112
Five Year Summary112
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 Years000020202



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)3238%$40,392$55,504$81,652
2013-14 (8 years)2846%$41,948$50,885$89,884
2016-17 (5 years)1644%
2018-19 (3 years)NaN
2020-21 (18 months)NaN



Student Debt of Graduates
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Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
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


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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