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Old Dominion University

Biology/Biological Sciences, General (26.0101)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Biology
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BS
2010 CIP Code: 260101

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-18811746202
2018-19633636214
2019-20606573203
2020-21611584222
2021-22465191196

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 2,166

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



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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
2017-1817527202
2018-1918430214
2019-2016736203
2020-2119626222
2021-2217323196
Five Year Summary8951421,037
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 Years91913781,037104547311,037

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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.






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Post-Completion Wage Outcomes
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2009-10 (10 years)47744%$39,790$57,850$88,578
2011-12 (8 years)59042%$35,723$53,182$80,866
2014-15 (5 years)93046%$31,405$47,112$62,212
2016-17 (3 years)1,05346%$21,936$35,132$48,329
2018-19 (18 months)1,05356%$15,559$24,688$35,837



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 2016-1770267.1%$ 15,500$ 25,500$ 27,563$ 35,000
2013-14 to 2017-1870167.4%$ 15,750$ 24,750$ 27,050$ 34,000
2014-15 to 2018-1972168.9%$ 15,500$ 23,500$ 26,618$ 31,944
2015-16 to 2019-2069968.3%$ 15,066$ 23,000$ 26,188$ 32,000
2016-17 to 2020-2171467.8%$ 16,750$ 24,042$ 27,258$ 34,000
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 2016-1770367.2%$ 16,250$ 27,000$ 30,927$ 41,090
2013-14 to 2017-1870267.5%$ 16,435$ 26,126$ 30,955$ 40,500
2014-15 to 2018-1972168.9%$ 16,435$ 25,000$ 30,889$ 39,165
2015-16 to 2019-2069968.3%$ 15,500$ 25,000$ 30,640$ 38,743
2016-17 to 2020-2171467.8%$ 17,663$ 25,882$ 32,635$ 41,081


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