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Hampden-Sydney College

Economics, General (45.0601)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Economics, General
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA
2010 CIP Code: 450601

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-18474625
2018-19393926
2019-20354618
2020-21504932
2021-22371719

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 4,569

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
2017-1816925
2018-1917926
2019-2081018
2020-21201232
2021-2212719
Five Year Summary7347120
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 Years050112031090120



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)18138%$56,084$76,428$114,263
2011-12 (8 years)21642%$51,991$69,202$93,121
2014-15 (5 years)19047%$42,355$56,513$73,343
2016-17 (3 years)16143%$36,164$51,845$65,426
2018-19 (18 months)15849%$29,072$42,732$52,203



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 2016-1711070.5%$ 20,284$ 26,756$ 33,801$ 41,762
2013-14 to 2017-1810166.4%$ 21,278$ 30,000$ 38,134$ 45,766
2014-15 to 2018-199763.4%$ 23,044$ 32,287$ 39,715$ 49,112
2015-16 to 2019-208663.7%$ 23,092$ 34,151$ 41,826$ 51,429
2016-17 to 2020-217457.4%$ 24,491$ 33,797$ 42,361$ 49,112
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 2016-1711171.2%$ 20,292$ 35,888$ 52,595$ 80,762
2013-14 to 2017-1810267.1%$ 21,282$ 39,110$ 55,950$ 82,198
2014-15 to 2018-199864.1%$ 23,092$ 39,110$ 55,303$ 80,804
2015-16 to 2019-208764.4%$ 23,874$ 40,742$ 57,807$ 82,198
2016-17 to 2020-217558.1%$ 24,798$ 39,464$ 56,297$ 81,913


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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