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University of Lynchburg

Sociology, General. (45.1101)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Sociology
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA
2010 CIP Code: 451101

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-1823238
2018-1918198
2019-2017183
2020-2121215
2021-221888

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 2,434

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




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
2017-18808
2018-19538
2019-20213
2020-21235
2021-22538
Five Year Summary221032
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 Years0100032119132



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
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2009-10 (10 years)8149%$34,419$45,405$65,604
2011-12 (8 years)8147%$34,499$45,937$66,836
2014-15 (5 years)8241%$31,416$39,573$50,778
2016-17 (3 years)6154%$25,530$34,568$42,978
2018-19 (18 months)3944%$16,008$27,782$33,947



Student Debt of Graduates
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Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2012-13 to 2016-174782.5%$ 27,000$ 33,000$ 36,862$ 48,000
2013-14 to 2017-184088.9%$ 27,750$ 31,875$ 36,564$ 47,000
2014-15 to 2018-193083.3%$ 27,000$ 31,495$ 36,439$ 47,000
2015-16 to 2019-202583.3%$ 21,500$ 29,000$ 37,434$ 46,423
2016-17 to 2020-212589.3%$ 24,250$ 29,000$ 37,643$ 46,000
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
2012-13 to 2016-174782.5%$ 27,500$ 47,000$ 50,261$ 64,710
2013-14 to 2017-184088.9%$ 28,500$ 47,323$ 47,623$ 62,285
2014-15 to 2018-193083.3%$ 27,000$ 47,000$ 46,215$ 60,641
2015-16 to 2019-202583.3%$ 21,500$ 49,000$ 47,971$ 60,641
2016-17 to 2020-212589.3%$ 27,000$ 51,225$ 51,277$ 67,000


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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