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James Madison University

Social Work (44.0701)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Social Work
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BSW
2010 CIP Code: 440701

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  09/1977
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-1919319374
2019-2017918241
2020-2120920957
2021-2219418564
2022-2315815344

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
4.12124$ 2,718

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)
2.7976




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
2018-19611374
2019-2034741
2020-2150757
2021-22501464
2022-23341044
Five Year Summary22951280
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 Years01508280352046280



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)25743%$47,299$56,720$76,150
2013-14 (8 years)30647%$45,442$58,620$68,549
2016-17 (5 years)32655%$41,648$50,864$63,133
2018-19 (3 years)32253%$29,414$40,351$53,051
2020-21 (18 months)52153%$48,735$65,968$80,489



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 2017-1819962.0%$ 14,842$ 23,280$ 25,172$ 28,811
2014-15 to 2018-1919861.5%$ 13,856$ 21,679$ 25,417$ 28,804
2015-16 to 2019-2017960.9%$ 13,851$ 21,274$ 25,392$ 29,718
2016-17 to 2020-2117159.2%$ 13,519$ 21,274$ 23,921$ 28,798
2017-18 to 2021-2217257.5%$ 11,850$ 20,584$ 24,783$ 28,251
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 2017-1820062.3%$ 17,591$ 29,186$ 37,710$ 52,410
2014-15 to 2018-1919961.8%$ 15,141$ 26,720$ 35,900$ 44,283
2015-16 to 2019-2018061.2%$ 15,092$ 28,863$ 35,225$ 44,913
2016-17 to 2020-2117259.5%$ 14,595$ 26,719$ 33,559$ 45,637
2017-18 to 2021-2217458.2%$ 13,360$ 26,471$ 34,272$ 45,776


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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