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James Madison University

Accounting (52.0301)
Master's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Accounting
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: MS
2010 CIP Code: 520301

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  09/1978
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-19657863
2019-20557054
2020-21567055
2021-22536552
2022-23415241

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 5,205




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
2018-19461763
2019-20351954
2020-21332255
2021-22411152
2022-23281341
Five Year Summary18382265
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 Years8508265172164265



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)32148%$103,418$133,708$164,895
2013-14 (8 years)34549%$103,907$130,460$149,715
2016-17 (5 years)29855%$93,933$104,901$120,853
2018-19 (3 years)33660%$78,592$86,763$95,144
2020-21 (18 months)56564%$131,002$141,485$150,166



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 2017-1811833.6%$ 10,326$ 19,187$ 15,785$ 20,282
2014-15 to 2018-1910731.8%$ 9,894$ 18,800$ 15,657$ 20,282
2015-16 to 2019-209830.0%$ 9,896$ 19,918$ 15,884$ 20,283
2016-17 to 2020-219831.6%$ 8,908$ 19,301$ 15,556$ 20,284
2017-18 to 2021-2210531.1%$ 8,410$ 18,347$ 15,212$ 20,284
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 2017-1811833.6%$ 10,326$ 19,187$ 17,609$ 20,286
2014-15 to 2018-1910731.8%$ 9,894$ 19,135$ 17,809$ 20,284
2015-16 to 2019-209830.0%$ 9,896$ 20,197$ 18,212$ 20,284
2016-17 to 2020-219831.6%$ 9,896$ 19,596$ 17,510$ 20,284
2017-18 to 2021-2210531.1%$ 8,411$ 18,800$ 16,795$ 20,284


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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