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Piedmont Virginia Community College

Visual and Performing Arts, General (50.0101)
Associate's Degree - Transfer
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Visual & Performing Arts
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: AA
2010 CIP Code: 500101

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  09/1981
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-181016012
2018-1980519
2019-20975812
2020-2185535
2021-221043111

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 1,658




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
2017-1812012
2018-19909
2019-2012012
2020-21505
2021-2211011
Five Year Summary49049
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 Years040049538049



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)3762%$31,939$41,416$60,022
2011-12 (8 years)4342%$33,104$37,583$49,200
2014-15 (5 years)4260%$17,097$27,266$40,018
2016-17 (3 years)4461%$8,693$25,568$34,991
2018-19 (18 months)5250%$6,613$15,298$27,451



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 2016-171431.8%$ 4,948$ 8,582$ 11,959$ 17,183
2013-14 to 2017-181835.3%$ 4,948$ 9,325$ 12,803$ 17,183
2014-15 to 2018-191732.7%$ 4,948$ 8,752$ 11,393$ 14,867
2015-16 to 2019-201323.2%$ 4,105$ 8,752$ 10,883$ 11,505
2016-17 to 2020-211020.0%$ 5,345$ 9,571$ 10,931$ 11,505
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 2016-171431.8%$ 4,948$ 8,582$ 12,667$ 17,183
2013-14 to 2017-181835.3%$ 4,948$ 9,325$ 13,354$ 17,183
2014-15 to 2018-191732.7%$ 4,948$ 8,752$ 11,393$ 14,867
2015-16 to 2019-201323.2%$ 4,105$ 8,752$ 10,883$ 11,505
2016-17 to 2020-211020.0%$ 5,345$ 9,571$ 10,931$ 11,505


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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