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Hampden-Sydney College

Business/Managerial Economics (52.0601)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Economics (Business)
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA
2010 CIP Code: 520601

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Date of Last Council Action (mm/yyyy)  BCHE
Date Program Placed on Probation:  BCHE
Date Program Closed:  
BCHE - Before Council of Higher Education
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-1814013574
2018-1913713455
2019-2014617169
2020-2110910748
2021-22974650

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 3,986

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
2017-18522274
2018-19361955
2019-20501969
2020-21341448
2021-2245550
Five Year Summary21779296
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 Years280229672625296



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)22142%$59,724$90,318$124,739
2011-12 (8 years)20342%$56,121$72,917$99,634
2014-15 (5 years)16845%$54,602$72,224$91,023
2016-17 (3 years)22749%$46,840$58,344$67,628
2018-19 (18 months)28451%$36,849$48,044$56,854



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 2016-1715066.7%$ 21,282$ 29,031$ 36,021$ 46,220
2013-14 to 2017-1817664.7%$ 21,604$ 27,898$ 35,001$ 42,720
2014-15 to 2018-1918264.5%$ 21,282$ 26,754$ 35,449$ 42,714
2015-16 to 2019-2020765.5%$ 20,284$ 28,782$ 37,569$ 46,220
2016-17 to 2020-2119563.7%$ 23,752$ 30,720$ 39,403$ 46,718
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 2016-1715066.7%$ 23,750$ 37,388$ 48,865$ 66,427
2013-14 to 2017-1817664.7%$ 24,470$ 38,126$ 50,854$ 67,040
2014-15 to 2018-1918264.5%$ 25,730$ 38,090$ 50,628$ 66,427
2015-16 to 2019-2020865.8%$ 22,516$ 41,026$ 54,812$ 83,079
2016-17 to 2020-2119764.4%$ 26,714$ 44,248$ 58,057$ 90,670


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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