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Radford University

Social Sciences, General (45.0101)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Social Sciences
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA/BS
2010 CIP Code: 450101

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-19677121
2019-20545513
2020-21615614
2021-22635911
2022-23575320

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
4.07125$ 3,007

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)
2.7277




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
2018-1919221
2019-2012113
2020-2114014
2021-2211011
2022-2320020
Five Year Summary76379
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 Years010079465679



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, Earnings in 2022
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2011-12 (10 years)17563%$49,957$55,506$74,092
2013-14 (8 years)15162%$47,341$55,739$70,896
2016-17 (5 years)8974%$38,726$49,046$55,795
2018-19 (3 years)7876%$31,690$45,439$53,349
2020-21 (18 months)6775%$27,763$44,852$50,660



Student Debt of Graduates
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Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2013-14 to 2017-184468.7%$ 14,262$ 24,986$ 27,489$ 35,732
2014-15 to 2018-195072.5%$ 14,630$ 25,745$ 27,832$ 38,680
2015-16 to 2019-204876.2%$ 18,033$ 26,721$ 29,214$ 36,761
2016-17 to 2020-214674.2%$ 14,844$ 24,305$ 26,544$ 34,683
2017-18 to 2021-224973.1%$ 17,565$ 25,728$ 27,246$ 34,683
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
2013-14 to 2017-184468.7%$ 14,735$ 26,721$ 32,317$ 43,454
2014-15 to 2018-195072.5%$ 14,846$ 29,949$ 35,235$ 45,548
2015-16 to 2019-204876.2%$ 19,021$ 31,186$ 39,072$ 48,682
2016-17 to 2020-214674.2%$ 14,846$ 28,611$ 35,621$ 45,548
2017-18 to 2021-224973.1%$ 18,500$ 30,722$ 36,297$ 45,548


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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