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Liberty University

Philosophy (38.0101)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Philosophy
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA
2010 CIP Code: 380101

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Date Program Closed:  
Program authorized for distance learning
BCHE - Before Council of Higher Education
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-1920223
2019-2019173
2020-2115116
2021-22756
2022-23111

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
4.8496$ 2,371

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)
4.3377




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
2018-19033
2019-20123
2020-21336
2021-22066
2022-23011
Five Year Summary41519
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 Years010019110719



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)7218%$33,798$55,265$83,052
2013-14 (8 years)6218%$34,857$52,493$70,233
2016-17 (5 years)4020%
2018-19 (3 years)2516%
2020-21 (18 months)4015%



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 2017-182062.5%$ 18,886$ 27,000$ 26,870$ 31,000
2014-15 to 2018-191352.0%$ 16,271$ 24,250$ 25,882$ 29,000
2015-16 to 2019-201356.5%$ 15,000$ 22,750$ 24,132$ 29,000
2016-17 to 2020-211773.9%$ 12,000$ 21,500$ 21,330$ 29,000
2017-18 to 2021-221672.7%$ 12,513$ 25,625$ 27,989$ 33,763
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 2017-182062.5%$ 24,347$ 29,000$ 33,223$ 39,908
2014-15 to 2018-191352.0%$ 22,750$ 29,000$ 30,635$ 38,969
2015-16 to 2019-201356.5%$ 22,750$ 29,000$ 32,049$ 40,846
2016-17 to 2020-211773.9%$ 15,000$ 29,000$ 38,230$ 43,874
2017-18 to 2021-221672.7%$ 20,472$ 33,763$ 44,736$ 56,869


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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