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Hollins University

Creative Writing (23.1302)
Master's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Creative Writing
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: MFA
2010 CIP Code: 230501

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-19242512
2019-20222310
2020-21252613
2021-22242512
2022-23242511

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 2,442




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
2018-194812
2019-204610
2020-215813
2021-223912
2022-238311
Five Year Summary243458
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 Years100358147658



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, Earnings in 2022
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2011-12 (10 years)5513%
2013-14 (8 years)5520%$30,023$43,562$66,519
2016-17 (5 years)5816%
2018-19 (3 years)5719%$22,184$40,994$46,875
2020-21 (18 months)9921%$26,941$59,406$75,891



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 2017-182646.4%$ 14,150$ 27,874$ 24,388$ 34,490
2014-15 to 2018-192442.1%$ 13,999$ 27,663$ 24,700$ 34,056
2015-16 to 2019-201629.1%$ 13,291$ 23,928$ 22,180$ 30,726
2016-17 to 2020-211017.9%$ 12,733$ 23,928$ 19,501$ 27,470
2017-18 to 2021-22
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 2017-182646.4%$ 14,150$ 27,874$ 24,388$ 34,490
2014-15 to 2018-192442.1%$ 13,999$ 27,663$ 24,700$ 34,056
2015-16 to 2019-201629.1%$ 13,291$ 23,928$ 22,180$ 30,726
2016-17 to 2020-211017.9%$ 12,733$ 23,928$ 19,501$ 27,470
2017-18 to 2021-22


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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