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Hampden-Sydney College

Biology/Biological Sciences, General (26.0101)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Biology, General
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BS
2010 CIP Code: 260101

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-18525329
2018-19454623
2019-20465622
2020-21474825
2021-22452322

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 2,967

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
2017-18171229
2018-1915823
2019-2014822
2020-2117825
2021-2215722
Five Year Summary7843121
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 Years19111215932121



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)10735%$53,736$74,789$92,224
2011-12 (8 years)10442%$44,605$61,780$85,096
2014-15 (5 years)11138%$38,124$49,921$61,999
2016-17 (3 years)12737%$21,979$43,044$53,532
2018-19 (18 months)13242%$15,725$29,086$40,890



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 2016-179272.4%$ 20,143$ 26,773$ 32,743$ 42,267
2013-14 to 2017-1810071.4%$ 20,000$ 26,753$ 32,799$ 42,455
2014-15 to 2018-199572.0%$ 20,282$ 26,720$ 32,602$ 39,730
2015-16 to 2019-209270.8%$ 20,532$ 26,720$ 31,738$ 38,567
2016-17 to 2020-218869.3%$ 20,284$ 26,720$ 32,131$ 39,457
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 2016-179272.4%$ 20,315$ 37,281$ 45,116$ 64,588
2013-14 to 2017-1810071.4%$ 20,315$ 37,281$ 46,052$ 65,395
2014-15 to 2018-199572.0%$ 20,778$ 37,280$ 45,834$ 65,694
2015-16 to 2019-209270.8%$ 21,282$ 36,000$ 46,459$ 65,934
2016-17 to 2020-218869.3%$ 20,537$ 33,009$ 45,357$ 68,469


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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