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George Mason University

Criminal Justice/Police Science (43.0107)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Criminology, Law, and Society
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BS/BA
2010 CIP Code: 430107

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-181,1871,162328
2018-191,2561,199358
2019-201,2751,225384
2020-211,2641,226363
2021-221,2431,166334

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 3,462

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
2017-1828444328
2018-1928969358
2019-2032757384
2020-2129172363
2021-2228648334
Five Year Summary1,4772901,767
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 Years2819341721,767440783491,767

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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)75546%$52,857$70,992$98,749
2011-12 (8 years)79149%$50,133$65,470$88,398
2014-15 (5 years)1,11854%$45,100$61,303$81,730
2016-17 (3 years)1,45656%$38,418$52,135$67,227
2018-19 (18 months)1,66861%$25,466$39,346$53,496



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 2016-1790062.1%$ 13,887$ 24,118$ 27,441$ 32,784
2013-14 to 2017-1898963.6%$ 13,855$ 23,994$ 28,190$ 33,855
2014-15 to 2018-191,04363.1%$ 14,840$ 24,736$ 29,180$ 35,197
2015-16 to 2019-201,08262.9%$ 14,840$ 24,736$ 29,606$ 34,722
2016-17 to 2020-211,09162.6%$ 13,955$ 24,246$ 29,244$ 34,494
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 2016-1790462.4%$ 14,844$ 25,926$ 35,066$ 43,215
2013-14 to 2017-1899263.8%$ 14,845$ 26,400$ 35,509$ 43,860
2014-15 to 2018-191,04563.2%$ 15,338$ 26,720$ 37,617$ 47,168
2015-16 to 2019-201,08463.0%$ 15,400$ 26,720$ 38,418$ 48,041
2016-17 to 2020-211,09362.7%$ 14,846$ 26,718$ 38,790$ 48,065


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More Details on Degree Awards History.


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