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Piedmont Virginia Community College

Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General (12.0500)
Associate's Degree - Applied
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Culinary Arts
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: AAS
2010 CIP Code: XXXXXX

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Date of Last Council Action (mm/yyyy)  03/2013
Date Program Placed on Probation:  BCHE
Date Program Closed:  
BCHE - Before Council of Higher Education
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-18412812
2018-1936238
2019-2031206
2020-2119143
2021-222882

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




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
2018-19808
2019-20606
2020-21303
2021-22202
Five Year Summary31031
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 Years140331121031



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)NaN
2011-12 (8 years)NaN
2014-15 (5 years)580%
2016-17 (3 years)2282%$17,678$23,405$37,931
2018-19 (18 months)4279%$18,052$22,537$29,580



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 2016-171359.1%$ 7,829$ 13,074$ 17,868$ 20,186
2013-14 to 2017-181544.1%$ 6,930$ 13,074$ 17,181$ 20,186
2014-15 to 2018-191638.1%$ 7,380$ 13,317$ 18,496$ 28,119
2015-16 to 2019-201534.9%$ 6,930$ 13,560$ 18,857$ 36,052
2016-17 to 2020-211027.0%$ 6,930$ 16,771$ 19,985$ 36,052
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 2016-171359.1%$ 7,829$ 13,074$ 17,868$ 20,186
2013-14 to 2017-181544.1%$ 6,930$ 13,074$ 20,179$ 36,052
2014-15 to 2018-191638.1%$ 7,380$ 13,317$ 21,307$ 37,136
2015-16 to 2019-201534.9%$ 6,930$ 13,560$ 21,856$ 38,219
2016-17 to 2020-211027.0%$ 6,930$ 16,873$ 24,483$ 38,219


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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