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George Mason University

Critical Infrastructure Protection (43.0303)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Cyber Security Engineering
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BS
2010 CIP Code: XXXXXX

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  05/2015
Date of Last Council Action (mm/yyyy)  07/2014
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-1829530523
2018-1937038441
2019-2049050176
2020-2153456584
2021-22592288122

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 6,633

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
2017-1822123
2018-19291241
2019-20621476
2020-21711384
2021-229725122
Five Year Summary28165346
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 Years31190973463214312346



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)NaN
2011-12 (8 years)NaN
2014-15 (5 years)NaN
2016-17 (3 years)NaN
2018-19 (18 months)6463%$60,743$82,203$98,807



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 2017-181147.8%$ 12,368$ 20,561$ 28,932$ 35,626
2014-15 to 2018-192843.7%$ 14,277$ 20,853$ 27,505$ 27,768
2015-16 to 2019-206949.3%$ 17,565$ 25,232$ 35,323$ 34,632
2016-17 to 2020-2110948.7%$ 19,048$ 25,730$ 33,719$ 34,136
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 2017-181147.8%$ 12,368$ 20,561$ 34,565$ 64,104
2014-15 to 2018-192843.7%$ 14,277$ 20,853$ 30,828$ 28,697
2015-16 to 2019-206949.3%$ 17,565$ 25,232$ 41,521$ 53,183
2016-17 to 2020-2111149.6%$ 17,565$ 25,730$ 41,795$ 54,796


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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