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James Madison University

Sociology, General. (45.1101)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Sociology
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA/BS
2010 CIP Code: 451101

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-1913214839
2019-2012213536
2020-2112913655
2021-2211813037
2022-2314215037

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
4.30127$ 3,227

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)
3.4387




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
2018-19261339
2019-2027936
2020-2148755
2021-2228937
2022-2330737
Five Year Summary15945204
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 Years2390920481276204



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)23236%$47,614$67,082$94,673
2013-14 (8 years)24738%$47,824$63,216$80,448
2016-17 (5 years)22441%$36,493$52,926$73,928
2018-19 (3 years)19943%$27,139$41,863$56,621
2020-21 (18 months)36749%$43,840$61,859$92,429



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 2017-189650.5%$ 16,894$ 25,803$ 27,547$ 33,922
2014-15 to 2018-199251.7%$ 16,355$ 25,506$ 27,636$ 32,360
2015-16 to 2019-209253.2%$ 13,939$ 24,741$ 25,053$ 30,678
2016-17 to 2020-2110756.0%$ 11,876$ 24,001$ 25,686$ 29,422
2017-18 to 2021-2211358.5%$ 11,876$ 22,717$ 26,681$ 30,675
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 2017-189751.1%$ 22,663$ 31,174$ 40,033$ 52,944
2014-15 to 2018-199251.7%$ 20,564$ 29,969$ 38,843$ 53,063
2015-16 to 2019-209253.2%$ 20,853$ 30,679$ 40,661$ 57,122
2016-17 to 2020-2110756.0%$ 16,453$ 29,172$ 42,424$ 59,839
2017-18 to 2021-2211459.1%$ 16,453$ 27,255$ 42,326$ 61,108


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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