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Liberty University

Human Development and Family Studies, General (19.0701)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Family & Child Development
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BS
2010 CIP Code: 190701

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  01/2009
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-1911612752
2019-2010410535
2020-21899640
2021-22829027
2022-23909732

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
3.68112$ 1,714

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)
3.38100




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
2018-19213152
2019-20152035
2020-21162440
2021-22131427
2022-23151732
Five Year Summary80106186
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 Years8404186313330186



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)13517%$34,348$48,331$56,947
2013-14 (8 years)23418%$34,575$41,538$51,279
2016-17 (5 years)21427%$21,575$33,398$46,585
2018-19 (3 years)21835%$20,393$30,286$40,837
2020-21 (18 months)40026%$34,336$57,563$72,394



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 2017-1814268.3%$ 21,500$ 28,975$ 36,155$ 46,919
2014-15 to 2018-1913963.8%$ 20,500$ 28,000$ 36,567$ 49,452
2015-16 to 2019-2013262.3%$ 20,395$ 27,000$ 35,938$ 47,389
2016-17 to 2020-2114063.6%$ 19,880$ 27,000$ 36,257$ 44,375
2017-18 to 2021-2213465.0%$ 20,260$ 27,000$ 34,884$ 38,500
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 2017-1814368.7%$ 22,500$ 43,250$ 45,603$ 60,540
2014-15 to 2018-1914064.2%$ 21,500$ 41,714$ 44,858$ 61,626
2015-16 to 2019-2013362.7%$ 21,214$ 36,500$ 44,441$ 67,000
2016-17 to 2020-2114164.1%$ 20,290$ 28,500$ 45,040$ 68,655
2017-18 to 2021-2213565.5%$ 20,500$ 31,000$ 44,991$ 67,500


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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