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James Madison University

Psychology, General (42.0101)
Master's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Psychological Sciences
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: MA
2010 CIP Code: 420101

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  09/1976
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-19201412
2019-20241810
2020-21312312
2021-22292113
2022-23261812

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 4,927




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
2018-197512
2019-207310
2020-2110212
2021-227613
2022-2310212
Five Year Summary411859
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 Years120459342259



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)4522%$86,806$94,533$128,821
2013-14 (8 years)5428%$64,729$75,670$117,031
2016-17 (5 years)5929%$63,591$71,278$86,105
2018-19 (3 years)6143%$50,256$65,489$77,389
2020-21 (18 months)5244%$53,274$60,166$66,585



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 2017-181932.8%$ 18,551$ 32,116$ 27,150$ 34,646
2014-15 to 2018-191931.1%$ 11,872$ 31,314$ 25,829$ 32,800
2015-16 to 2019-201324.1%$ 16,820$ 30,684$ 24,869$ 32,798
2016-17 to 2020-21
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 2017-181932.8%$ 18,551$ 32,116$ 27,150$ 34,646
2014-15 to 2018-191931.1%$ 11,872$ 31,314$ 25,829$ 32,800
2015-16 to 2019-201324.1%$ 16,820$ 30,684$ 24,869$ 32,798
2016-17 to 2020-21
2017-18 to 2021-22


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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