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George Mason University

Psychology, General (42.0101)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Psychology
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA/BS
2010 CIP Code: 420101

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
This program can be completed solely via distance education.
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-191,2021,159356
2019-201,2511,189340
2020-211,3711,333371
2021-221,4381,332405
2022-231,4341,332383

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
4.32124$ 2,833

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)
2.9073




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
2018-1931838356
2019-2029941340
2020-2133239371
2021-2235550405
2022-2334142383
Five Year Summary1,6452101,855
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 Years5523262401,855423757381,855



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)1,56845%$52,099$72,067$89,751
2013-14 (8 years)1,72150%$47,157$67,094$83,932
2016-17 (5 years)1,81054%$39,880$58,318$72,966
2018-19 (3 years)1,77555%$30,318$47,512$64,441
2020-21 (18 months)3,18558%$44,324$71,139$98,331



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 2017-181,06561.0%$ 14,844$ 23,752$ 26,442$ 31,730
2014-15 to 2018-191,07361.8%$ 14,802$ 23,498$ 26,974$ 32,663
2015-16 to 2019-201,04861.8%$ 14,368$ 23,753$ 27,347$ 32,740
2016-17 to 2020-211,07361.5%$ 13,854$ 23,252$ 27,015$ 32,909
2017-18 to 2021-221,09160.7%$ 13,360$ 22,938$ 27,256$ 33,149
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 2017-181,06861.2%$ 14,913$ 25,294$ 31,880$ 39,332
2014-15 to 2018-191,07561.9%$ 14,845$ 25,290$ 32,799$ 41,184
2015-16 to 2019-201,05162.0%$ 14,844$ 26,545$ 33,520$ 43,775
2016-17 to 2020-211,07561.6%$ 14,546$ 25,732$ 33,666$ 44,287
2017-18 to 2021-221,09360.8%$ 13,982$ 24,744$ 34,231$ 44,398


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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