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Longwood University

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (24.0101)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Liberal Studies
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BS
2010 CIP Code: 240101

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  03/1993
Date of Last Council Action (mm/yyyy)  03/1993
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-19590552140
2019-20538508121
2020-21534485108
2021-22999949
2022-23858649

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
4.31129$ 3,727

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)
3.1684




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
2018-191364140
2019-201192121
2020-211071108
2021-2248149
2022-2347249
Five Year Summary45710467
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 Years029034671339623467



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)81574%$47,619$54,706$60,949
2013-14 (8 years)81375%$46,307$54,033$59,112
2016-17 (5 years)80781%$47,852$54,182$59,202
2018-19 (3 years)76283%$46,696$52,957$58,055
2020-21 (18 months)1,19684%$69,666$94,969$105,309



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 2017-1856170.2%$ 19,250$ 27,000$ 28,036$ 32,500
2014-15 to 2018-1953069.6%$ 19,250$ 27,000$ 28,441$ 33,000
2015-16 to 2019-2050170.7%$ 19,500$ 27,000$ 28,754$ 33,000
2016-17 to 2020-2147272.4%$ 20,346$ 27,000$ 29,836$ 33,487
2017-18 to 2021-2241072.6%$ 20,447$ 27,000$ 30,471$ 34,772
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 2017-1856670.8%$ 23,123$ 40,691$ 45,238$ 65,283
2014-15 to 2018-1953570.2%$ 23,250$ 42,910$ 46,215$ 66,914
2015-16 to 2019-2050370.9%$ 23,886$ 43,211$ 47,711$ 67,437
2016-17 to 2020-2147572.9%$ 26,500$ 44,266$ 49,482$ 68,796
2017-18 to 2021-2241473.3%$ 26,942$ 44,139$ 50,019$ 69,644


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More Details on Degree Awards History.


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