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George Mason University

Neuroscience (26.1501)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Neuroscience
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BS
2010 CIP Code: 302401

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  01/2007
Date of Last Council Action (mm/yyyy)  05/2006
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-1930430161
2019-2029729066
2020-2129830672
2021-2229029071
2022-2328328881

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
4.53133$ 2,510

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)
3.1389




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
2018-1952961
2019-20561066
2020-2167572
2021-2269271
2022-23711081
Five Year Summary31536351
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 Years13380100351451299351



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)6635%$57,107$85,880$130,704
2013-14 (8 years)14334%$46,511$81,239$126,918
2016-17 (5 years)26836%$37,902$60,518$90,413
2018-19 (3 years)31439%$20,362$38,250$64,681
2020-21 (18 months)59848%$31,213$52,909$85,979



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 2017-1816757.8%$ 10,884$ 22,778$ 23,787$ 30,737
2014-15 to 2018-1916856.0%$ 10,942$ 22,636$ 25,598$ 31,188
2015-16 to 2019-2016252.8%$ 12,368$ 24,882$ 26,923$ 31,564
2016-17 to 2020-2116953.1%$ 13,856$ 25,724$ 30,615$ 35,871
2017-18 to 2021-2217254.1%$ 14,226$ 26,667$ 30,938$ 36,937
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 2017-1816757.8%$ 11,627$ 25,256$ 29,352$ 36,700
2014-15 to 2018-1916856.0%$ 11,314$ 25,311$ 32,643$ 40,039
2015-16 to 2019-2016252.8%$ 13,358$ 26,715$ 37,074$ 43,000
2016-17 to 2020-2116953.1%$ 14,842$ 28,699$ 42,448$ 59,734
2017-18 to 2021-2217254.1%$ 15,141$ 30,661$ 43,585$ 60,694


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