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Liberty University

Elementary Education and Teaching (13.1202)
Master's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Elementary Education
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: MED
2010 CIP Code: 131202

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Program authorized for distance learning
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-191,010950197
2019-201,2471,165261
2020-211,2051,002326
2021-221,173894378
2022-23989753359

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 4,070




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
2018-1962135197
2019-2090171261
2020-2196230326
2021-22112266378
2022-2386273359
Five Year Summary4461,0751,521
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 Years01153201,521607615471,521



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)37615%$39,099$53,356$63,126
2013-14 (8 years)58120%$48,826$54,397$62,246
2016-17 (5 years)89928%$47,444$53,670$59,228
2018-19 (3 years)1,06229%$47,720$53,714$60,294
2020-21 (18 months)2,25028%$93,094$106,073$118,045



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 2017-1878477.5%$ 28,543$ 37,923$ 39,948$ 49,657
2014-15 to 2018-1981676.8%$ 28,336$ 36,320$ 39,033$ 47,830
2015-16 to 2019-2086876.2%$ 27,333$ 34,167$ 37,370$ 44,872
2016-17 to 2020-2196074.5%$ 27,333$ 34,166$ 36,255$ 43,254
2017-18 to 2021-221,01872.5%$ 27,287$ 34,166$ 35,062$ 41,890
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 2017-1878477.5%$ 28,855$ 38,244$ 40,389$ 50,099
2014-15 to 2018-1981676.8%$ 28,641$ 36,820$ 39,461$ 47,833
2015-16 to 2019-2086876.2%$ 27,333$ 34,575$ 37,768$ 45,765
2016-17 to 2020-2196074.5%$ 27,333$ 34,166$ 36,662$ 43,574
2017-18 to 2021-221,01872.5%$ 27,332$ 34,166$ 35,393$ 42,230


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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