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Brightpoint Community College

Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) (51.0904)
Associate's Degree - Applied
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Emergency Medical Services- Paramedic
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: AAS
2010 CIP Code: XXXXXX

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  03/2015
Date of Last Council Action (mm/yyyy)  11/2014
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-18423214
2018-19583512
2019-2045305
2020-21331810
2021-222884

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 4,468




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
2017-1814014
2018-1912012
2019-20505
2020-2110010
2021-22404
Five Year Summary45045
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 Years000045044045



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
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2009-10 (10 years)NaN
2011-12 (8 years)NaN
2014-15 (5 years)NaN
2016-17 (3 years)1385%$53,383$60,158$82,498
2018-19 (18 months)3995%$45,819$58,923$76,863



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 2017-181244.4%$ 6,000$ 15,255$ 16,807$ 26,558
2014-15 to 2018-191641.0%$ 6,000$ 14,267$ 16,053$ 25,687
2015-16 to 2019-201840.9%$ 6,500$ 14,267$ 17,428$ 26,366
2016-17 to 2020-212141.2%$ 6,500$ 14,351$ 17,136$ 26,366
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 2017-181244.4%$ 6,000$ 15,255$ 16,807$ 26,558
2014-15 to 2018-191641.0%$ 6,000$ 14,267$ 16,053$ 25,687
2015-16 to 2019-201840.9%$ 6,500$ 14,267$ 17,428$ 26,366
2016-17 to 2020-212141.2%$ 6,500$ 14,351$ 17,496$ 26,366


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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