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George Mason University

English Language and Literature, General (23.0101)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




English
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA
2010 CIP Code: 230101

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-1834730492
2018-1933229773
2019-2033229491
2020-2132830181
2021-22313129106

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 3,042

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



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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
2017-1886692
2018-1964973
2019-2085691
2020-2175681
2021-229610106
Five Year Summary40637443
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 Years4460394435625816443

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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.






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Post-Completion Wage Outcomes
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2009-10 (10 years)75443%$42,878$62,940$79,303
2011-12 (8 years)76945%$39,858$59,383$72,626
2014-15 (5 years)74049%$33,753$51,805$62,200
2016-17 (3 years)63555%$26,293$43,159$56,951
2018-19 (18 months)51161%$18,396$30,698$44,883



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 2016-1736959.1%$ 15,000$ 24,494$ 26,016$ 31,188
2013-14 to 2017-1834360.7%$ 15,149$ 24,748$ 26,665$ 32,348
2014-15 to 2018-1929558.8%$ 15,336$ 24,926$ 27,859$ 34,887
2015-16 to 2019-2028861.4%$ 15,378$ 24,776$ 27,942$ 35,063
2016-17 to 2020-2126760.5%$ 15,336$ 25,728$ 28,483$ 35,000
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 2016-1737059.3%$ 15,640$ 26,136$ 31,956$ 41,226
2013-14 to 2017-1834460.9%$ 15,900$ 27,075$ 33,514$ 41,617
2014-15 to 2018-1929659.0%$ 16,397$ 28,371$ 34,699$ 43,702
2015-16 to 2019-2028961.6%$ 16,577$ 28,255$ 34,860$ 45,194
2016-17 to 2020-2126860.8%$ 16,127$ 27,831$ 35,640$ 46,131


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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