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Liberty University

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General (50.0501)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Drama/Theater Arts, General
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA
2010 CIP Code: 500501

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
2018-19837910
2019-20697118
2020-21535118
2021-2249519
2022-23495016

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
4.55133$ 1,766

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)
4.06119




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
2018-193710
2019-2041418
2020-2181018
2021-22549
2022-2341216
Five Year Summary244771
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 Years0210711471871



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)4323%$18,306$34,295$48,354
2013-14 (8 years)6223%$17,095$44,079$51,363
2016-17 (5 years)5227%$33,297$38,735$47,538
2018-19 (3 years)4918%
2020-21 (18 months)12216%$12,803$22,810$34,356



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 2017-183870.4%$ 20,500$ 30,977$ 32,226$ 38,971
2014-15 to 2018-193367.3%$ 19,500$ 27,000$ 30,444$ 38,500
2015-16 to 2019-203558.3%$ 21,000$ 27,500$ 31,174$ 38,500
2016-17 to 2020-214057.1%$ 17,250$ 25,236$ 30,538$ 31,623
2017-18 to 2021-224360.6%$ 20,750$ 25,250$ 32,332$ 32,246
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 2017-183870.4%$ 20,500$ 31,000$ 41,709$ 52,321
2014-15 to 2018-193367.3%$ 19,500$ 30,954$ 40,414$ 52,321
2015-16 to 2019-203558.3%$ 21,000$ 31,000$ 45,556$ 74,319
2016-17 to 2020-214057.1%$ 17,250$ 27,000$ 46,698$ 82,760
2017-18 to 2021-224360.6%$ 20,750$ 27,000$ 44,829$ 74,319


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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