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Liberty University

Design and Visual Communications, General (50.0401)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Studio and Digital Arts
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BS
2010 CIP Code: 500401

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Date of Last Council Action (mm/yyyy)  BCHE
Date Program Placed on Probation:  BCHE
Date Program Closed:  
Program authorized for distance learning
BCHE - Before Council of Higher Education
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-1926527396
2019-2023724986
2020-2123423957
2021-2225625771
2022-2327827171

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
4.22118$ 3,198

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)
3.4493




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
2018-19316596
2019-20394786
2020-21213657
2021-22333871
2022-23323971
Five Year Summary156225381
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 Years99163811427660381



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)6822%$34,327$47,229$74,874
2013-14 (8 years)NaN
2016-17 (5 years)7219%$36,428$49,333$61,191
2018-19 (3 years)24324%$20,749$35,932$56,645
2020-21 (18 months)71523%$43,580$70,108$90,036



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 2017-189564.6%$ 19,500$ 24,025$ 26,351$ 29,750
2014-15 to 2018-1915865.0%$ 18,821$ 24,875$ 26,747$ 29,750
2015-16 to 2019-2020863.2%$ 18,375$ 25,000$ 27,988$ 30,626
2016-17 to 2020-2124262.7%$ 18,900$ 25,625$ 28,218$ 31,000
2017-18 to 2021-2224062.3%$ 18,750$ 26,000$ 30,456$ 31,000
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 2017-189564.6%$ 19,507$ 27,000$ 36,116$ 51,000
2014-15 to 2018-1915865.0%$ 19,500$ 27,000$ 36,006$ 51,000
2015-16 to 2019-2020863.2%$ 19,000$ 27,000$ 37,168$ 52,085
2016-17 to 2020-2124262.7%$ 19,500$ 27,250$ 37,836$ 52,300
2017-18 to 2021-2224062.3%$ 19,754$ 28,000$ 41,203$ 57,319


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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