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Old Dominion University

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/BS
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
2017-1823522398
2018-1917019778
2019-2026925883
2020-2125223893
2021-2224121391

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 2,651

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
2017-1889998
2018-1971778
2019-2077683
2020-2185893
2021-2282991
Five Year Summary40439443
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 Years1176094436213928443



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)28351%$40,193$52,058$65,762
2011-12 (8 years)37556%$37,823$47,814$63,661
2014-15 (5 years)45657%$29,743$44,482$55,480
2016-17 (3 years)44362%$25,180$36,995$49,078
2018-19 (18 months)43264%$22,164$31,692$40,132



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 2016-1722576.3%$ 18,480$ 26,000$ 27,538$ 36,360
2013-14 to 2017-1822475.2%$ 15,476$ 25,261$ 27,540$ 36,424
2014-15 to 2018-1921174.6%$ 14,750$ 25,402$ 27,142$ 35,899
2015-16 to 2019-2020574.8%$ 16,004$ 25,473$ 28,861$ 35,634
2016-17 to 2020-2121678.5%$ 16,165$ 26,375$ 30,171$ 37,125
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 2016-1722576.3%$ 18,750$ 26,600$ 30,796$ 39,911
2013-14 to 2017-1822475.2%$ 16,798$ 25,871$ 30,837$ 42,597
2014-15 to 2018-1921174.6%$ 15,000$ 25,937$ 30,303$ 39,911
2015-16 to 2019-2020574.8%$ 17,000$ 26,095$ 31,304$ 39,911
2016-17 to 2020-2121678.5%$ 17,028$ 28,208$ 32,916$ 42,088


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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