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Piedmont Virginia Community College

Computer and Information Sciences, General (11.0101)
Associate's Degree - Applied
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Computer Science
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: AAS
2010 CIP Code: 110101

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  09/1979
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-1866397
2018-19704713
2019-20754816
2020-21664814
2021-22932813

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 3,958



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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
2017-18707
2018-1913013
2019-2016016
2020-2114014
2021-2213013
Five Year Summary63063
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 Years280863139263

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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)2080%$41,485$55,386$90,868
2011-12 (8 years)3974%$38,767$53,674$76,124
2014-15 (5 years)4680%$30,687$51,545$70,466
2016-17 (3 years)4973%$33,635$45,210$55,620
2018-19 (18 months)5478%$28,224$40,256$47,969



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 2016-171734.7%$ 5,954$ 10,948$ 14,290$ 20,188
2013-14 to 2017-181530.6%$ 6,432$ 16,323$ 15,872$ 22,762
2014-15 to 2018-191527.8%$ 8,804$ 15,094$ 16,634$ 22,762
2015-16 to 2019-201424.1%$ 6,432$ 9,504$ 10,940$ 15,094
2016-17 to 2020-211423.7%$ 8,600$ 11,382$ 12,439$ 15,094
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 2016-171734.7%$ 5,954$ 10,948$ 16,796$ 20,188
2013-14 to 2017-181530.6%$ 6,432$ 16,323$ 15,872$ 22,762
2014-15 to 2018-191527.8%$ 8,804$ 15,094$ 16,634$ 22,762
2015-16 to 2019-201424.1%$ 6,432$ 9,504$ 10,940$ 15,094
2016-17 to 2020-211423.7%$ 8,600$ 11,382$ 12,439$ 15,094


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More Details on Degree Awards History.


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