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Laurel Ridge Community College

Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) (51.0904)
Associate's Degree - Applied
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Emergency Medical Services
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: AAS
2010 CIP Code: XXXXXX

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  09/2010
Date of Last Council Action (mm/yyyy)  12/2009
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-191187
2019-20973
2020-211196
2021-22752
2022-23867

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
7.3144$ 5,512




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
2018-19707
2019-20303
2020-21426
2021-22202
2022-23707
Five Year Summary23225
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 Years010025120125



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)1883%$81,077$93,800$99,972
2016-17 (5 years)3184%$62,588$81,004$94,719
2018-19 (3 years)3077%$53,197$84,627$91,082
2020-21 (18 months)2770%$49,715$74,640$93,824



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 2017-181034.5%$ 10,134$ 12,403$ 13,587$ 20,188
2014-15 to 2018-191343.3%$ 10,392$ 12,864$ 16,320$ 23,500
2015-16 to 2019-201037.0%$ 6,750$ 11,675$ 14,630$ 23,500
2016-17 to 2020-211037.0%$ 5,444$ 10,900$ 12,680$ 12,864
2017-18 to 2021-22
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 2017-181034.5%$ 10,134$ 12,403$ 13,587$ 20,188
2014-15 to 2018-191343.3%$ 10,392$ 12,864$ 20,435$ 23,500
2015-16 to 2019-201037.0%$ 6,750$ 11,675$ 19,980$ 23,500
2016-17 to 2020-211037.0%$ 5,444$ 10,900$ 18,030$ 12,864
2017-18 to 2021-22


More Details on Enrollment History.


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