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Liberty University

Bible/Biblical Studies (39.0201)
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




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

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Date of Last Council Action (mm/yyyy)  
Date Program Placed on Probation:  
Date Program Closed:  
This program can be completed solely via distance education.
BCHE - Before Council of Higher Education
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-19332029
2019-20433244
2020-21573963
2021-22925878
2022-2311668126

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
2.1214$ 3,666




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
2018-1942529
2019-2063844
2020-2145963
2021-2287078
2022-2310116126
Five Year Summary32308340
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 Years0764534016106125340



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)254%
2018-19 (3 years)694%
2020-21 (18 months)2894%



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 2017-181640.0%$ 9,380$ 13,620$ 23,889$ 36,296
2014-15 to 2018-193347.8%$ 9,333$ 13,666$ 20,342$ 29,036
2015-16 to 2019-205346.9%$ 9,426$ 17,278$ 25,171$ 37,337
2016-17 to 2020-218045.5%$ 9,380$ 19,221$ 25,465$ 37,587
2017-18 to 2021-2210545.9%$ 12,816$ 20,500$ 27,938$ 37,837
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 2017-181640.0%$ 9,380$ 13,620$ 23,889$ 36,296
2014-15 to 2018-193449.3%$ 9,333$ 14,796$ 22,214$ 29,036
2015-16 to 2019-205447.8%$ 10,250$ 17,126$ 27,880$ 37,337
2016-17 to 2020-218146.0%$ 10,250$ 19,186$ 27,679$ 37,837
2017-18 to 2021-2210646.3%$ 13,633$ 20,500$ 30,827$ 39,262


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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