SCHEV Home  >  Higher Ed Data  >    

Program Details
Liberty University

Bible/Biblical Studies (39.0201)
Master's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Biblical Studies/Christian Thought
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: MA/MBS
2010 CIP Code: 390201

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
2018-1945624
2019-2013113843
2020-2116614475
2021-2215414778
2022-2320215192

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 4,758




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
2018-19134
2019-2043943
2020-2186775
2021-2267278
2022-2398392
Five Year Summary28264292
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 Years0431329213116111292



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)NaN
2018-19 (3 years)NaN
2020-21 (18 months)1693%



Student Debt of Graduates
 Export to Excel
Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2015-16 to 2019-203166.0%$ 15,698$ 27,332$ 26,937$ 34,166
2016-17 to 2020-216452.5%$ 19,791$ 29,886$ 30,488$ 40,977
2017-18 to 2021-229849.0%$ 20,499$ 31,258$ 32,193$ 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
2015-16 to 2019-203166.0%$ 15,698$ 27,332$ 27,257$ 36,335
2016-17 to 2020-216452.5%$ 19,791$ 30,425$ 30,938$ 41,000
2017-18 to 2021-229849.0%$ 20,499$ 33,360$ 33,046$ 41,000


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


Share this page!
SCHEV • 101 N. 14TH St., James Monroe Bldg. • Richmond, VA 23219
Follow @SCHEVResearch on Twitter