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Liberty University

Special Education and Teaching, General. (13.1001)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




School Counseling
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BS
2010 CIP Code: 131001

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Program authorized for distance learning
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-19539519132
2019-20562580116
2020-21546520113
2021-22449403100
2022-2341537578

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
4.22116$ 3,259

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)
3.6680




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
2018-193696132
2019-204472116
2020-212984113
2021-223268100
2022-23186078
Five Year Summary159380539
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 Years3253853923290175539



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)NaN
2013-14 (8 years)7416%$45,205$57,476$71,280
2016-17 (5 years)40021%$44,828$52,284$59,116
2018-19 (3 years)60623%$42,331$48,494$55,614
2020-21 (18 months)1,16327%$73,846$93,903$103,218



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 2017-1844784.2%$ 20,865$ 28,500$ 30,715$ 37,500
2014-15 to 2018-1951184.3%$ 21,500$ 28,875$ 31,426$ 37,798
2015-16 to 2019-2053283.3%$ 21,500$ 28,933$ 31,716$ 38,568
2016-17 to 2020-2152181.7%$ 21,500$ 29,000$ 31,630$ 37,836
2017-18 to 2021-2249180.8%$ 22,162$ 29,250$ 31,739$ 38,553
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 2017-1844784.2%$ 21,250$ 29,050$ 32,842$ 39,107
2014-15 to 2018-1951184.3%$ 22,000$ 29,164$ 34,081$ 40,832
2015-16 to 2019-2053283.3%$ 21,975$ 29,333$ 34,800$ 42,016
2016-17 to 2020-2152181.7%$ 22,162$ 29,743$ 35,481$ 42,551
2017-18 to 2021-2249180.8%$ 22,500$ 30,906$ 35,382$ 41,666


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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