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Liberty University

Christian Studies (38.0203)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




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

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-19888827
2019-20808118
2020-21697121
2021-22717417
2022-23838412

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
3.74123$ 2,093

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)
3.44103




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
2018-1981927
2019-2010818
2020-2181321
2021-2241317
2022-234812
Five Year Summary346195
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 Years1100953741595



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)9116%$16,302$37,360$53,958
2018-19 (3 years)14315%$8,520$22,122$37,985
2020-21 (18 months)22711%



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 2017-187665.0%$ 20,500$ 26,883$ 30,336$ 34,125
2014-15 to 2018-199163.6%$ 20,500$ 27,000$ 31,051$ 35,677
2015-16 to 2019-208460.9%$ 21,000$ 27,000$ 32,844$ 38,000
2016-17 to 2020-217862.9%$ 20,000$ 27,375$ 34,612$ 40,250
2017-18 to 2021-227266.1%$ 19,656$ 27,875$ 33,173$ 40,000
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 2017-187665.0%$ 21,500$ 29,546$ 38,061$ 49,971
2014-15 to 2018-199163.6%$ 21,500$ 30,091$ 37,502$ 49,121
2015-16 to 2019-208460.9%$ 21,500$ 31,077$ 41,062$ 52,625
2016-17 to 2020-217862.9%$ 20,500$ 31,077$ 41,957$ 54,672
2017-18 to 2021-227266.1%$ 19,906$ 31,000$ 40,789$ 50,186


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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