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Liberty University

Bible/Biblical Studies (39.0201)
Longer-Term Undergraduate Certificate
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Biblical Studies
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: THG
2010 CIP Code: 390201

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  01/2009
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-1947128769
2019-2036624661
2020-2131721362
2021-2223414756
2022-2318612149

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
3.2163$ 5,866




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
2018-1986169
2019-2075461
2020-2165662
2021-22104656
2022-2364349
Five Year Summary37260297
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 Years14000297791155297



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)445%
2013-14 (8 years)1974%
2016-17 (5 years)4524%
2018-19 (3 years)4435%
2020-21 (18 months)6206%



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 2017-1832671.5%$ 17,500$ 26,572$ 25,979$ 34,450
2014-15 to 2018-1931370.7%$ 16,500$ 26,334$ 25,912$ 34,471
2015-16 to 2019-2025065.8%$ 16,500$ 26,334$ 25,874$ 34,379
2016-17 to 2020-2121262.2%$ 16,500$ 25,714$ 25,946$ 34,667
2017-18 to 2021-2220262.5%$ 16,500$ 24,166$ 24,959$ 32,500
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 2017-1832671.5%$ 17,500$ 26,572$ 25,979$ 34,450
2014-15 to 2018-1931370.7%$ 16,500$ 26,334$ 25,917$ 34,471
2015-16 to 2019-2025065.8%$ 16,500$ 26,334$ 25,880$ 34,379
2016-17 to 2020-2121262.2%$ 16,500$ 25,714$ 25,954$ 34,667
2017-18 to 2021-2220262.5%$ 16,500$ 24,166$ 24,967$ 32,500


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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