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Ferrum College

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other (51.1199)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




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Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-1855557
2018-1923227
2019-2014715010
2020-2113514523
2021-221186027

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 2,613

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




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
2017-18617
2018-19617
2019-208210
2020-2117623
2021-2219827
Five Year Summary561874
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 Years0131074548374



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)2646%$49,158$58,802$83,431
2011-12 (8 years)2232%
2014-15 (5 years)2850%$25,598$45,068$54,867
2016-17 (3 years)3139%$19,936$25,447$39,271
2018-19 (18 months)3158%$17,354$28,736$34,020



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 2016-173096.8%$ 23,750$ 26,821$ 30,967$ 36,000
2013-14 to 2017-1831100.0%$ 23,750$ 27,000$ 31,614$ 41,073
2014-15 to 2018-192993.5%$ 23,750$ 29,000$ 31,096$ 41,073
2015-16 to 2019-203191.2%$ 24,106$ 27,000$ 29,901$ 40,090
2016-17 to 2020-214792.2%$ 23,104$ 27,000$ 29,019$ 36,000
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 2016-173096.8%$ 26,868$ 44,814$ 45,124$ 57,917
2013-14 to 2017-1831100.0%$ 25,466$ 44,850$ 45,346$ 59,765
2014-15 to 2018-192993.5%$ 25,466$ 45,850$ 44,506$ 59,765
2015-16 to 2019-203191.2%$ 25,000$ 46,777$ 48,070$ 63,502
2016-17 to 2020-214792.2%$ 43,966$ 56,020$ 53,502$ 76,152


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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