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Liberty University

Public Administration (44.0401)
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Public Administration
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: CTG
2010 CIP Code: XXXXXX

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  01/2013
Date of Last Council Action (mm/yyyy)  XX/2013
This program can be completed solely via distance education.
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-1920911
2019-2015729
2020-21866419
2021-223271
2022-235376

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
1.9214$ 5,716




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
2018-193811
2019-2052429
2020-2141519
2021-22165571
2022-23106676
Five Year Summary38168206
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 Years04915206107458206



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)4416%
2018-19 (3 years)6115%
2020-21 (18 months)15510%



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 2017-183663.2%$ 11,415$ 29,307$ 33,639$ 53,353
2014-15 to 2018-193659.0%$ 15,777$ 29,852$ 32,870$ 51,744
2015-16 to 2019-204554.2%$ 18,192$ 29,998$ 32,530$ 50,069
2016-17 to 2020-214349.4%$ 13,667$ 26,989$ 28,983$ 38,031
2017-18 to 2021-226847.6%$ 17,647$ 28,664$ 31,315$ 41,000
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 2017-183663.2%$ 11,771$ 29,307$ 34,120$ 53,452
2014-15 to 2018-193659.0%$ 15,777$ 29,852$ 33,124$ 53,452
2015-16 to 2019-204554.2%$ 18,192$ 29,998$ 32,733$ 53,418
2016-17 to 2020-214450.6%$ 14,111$ 26,992$ 32,902$ 45,649
2017-18 to 2021-227049.0%$ 18,541$ 32,795$ 35,907$ 41,000


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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