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J Sargeant Reynolds Community College

Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist (51.0908)
Associate's Degree - Applied
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Respiratory Care Therapy
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: AAS
2010 CIP Code: 510908

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  09/1991
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-19967256
2019-20826132
2020-21493837
2021-22333121
2022-23483818

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
7.4271$ 5,472




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
2018-1956056
2019-2032032
2020-2137037
2021-2221021
2022-2318018
Five Year Summary1640164
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 Years2632916410751164



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)15967%$46,265$64,288$82,905
2013-14 (8 years)16469%$53,516$70,047$87,529
2016-17 (5 years)17381%$48,919$59,396$78,784
2018-19 (3 years)20177%$46,881$59,663$74,471
2020-21 (18 months)19982%$44,115$57,297$71,051



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 2017-1810959.9%$ 10,310$ 19,575$ 21,514$ 32,378
2014-15 to 2018-1911054.7%$ 10,392$ 20,505$ 22,243$ 32,661
2015-16 to 2019-2010955.1%$ 10,392$ 19,575$ 22,070$ 32,661
2016-17 to 2020-2110251.3%$ 10,392$ 18,711$ 21,766$ 30,022
2017-18 to 2021-229047.4%$ 11,000$ 18,930$ 21,653$ 29,074
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 2017-1810959.9%$ 10,394$ 19,794$ 23,110$ 32,840
2014-15 to 2018-1911054.7%$ 10,394$ 20,784$ 23,474$ 32,840
2015-16 to 2019-2010955.1%$ 10,394$ 19,794$ 23,266$ 32,840
2016-17 to 2020-2110251.3%$ 10,641$ 19,031$ 23,019$ 30,182
2017-18 to 2021-229047.4%$ 11,000$ 19,317$ 23,620$ 30,099


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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