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Liberty University

Mechanical Engineering (14.1901)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Mechanical Engineering
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BS
2010 CIP Code: XXXXXX

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  01/2014
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-1927026025
2019-2028528536
2020-2133534434
2021-2238137756
2022-2338840253

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
4.82143$ 5,088

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)
3.91117




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
2018-1942125
2019-20122436
2020-21161834
2021-22213556
2022-23213253
Five Year Summary74130204
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 Years14503204513933204



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)NaN
2016-17 (5 years)NaN
2018-19 (3 years)3113%
2020-21 (18 months)16824%$124,563$140,079$151,892



Student Debt of Graduates
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Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2014-15 to 2018-191858.1%$ 12,500$ 29,000$ 27,634$ 37,516
2015-16 to 2019-204262.7%$ 15,000$ 28,000$ 28,919$ 40,122
2016-17 to 2020-216261.4%$ 19,500$ 28,500$ 32,893$ 40,374
2017-18 to 2021-228956.7%$ 20,432$ 28,000$ 32,707$ 40,122
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
2014-15 to 2018-191858.1%$ 12,500$ 29,500$ 36,014$ 41,250
2015-16 to 2019-204262.7%$ 15,000$ 29,500$ 36,412$ 41,250
2016-17 to 2020-216261.4%$ 20,432$ 31,000$ 42,897$ 60,400
2017-18 to 2021-228956.7%$ 20,500$ 31,000$ 44,008$ 61,000


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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