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Randolph-Macon College

Communication, General (09.0100)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Communication Studies
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA
2010 CIP Code: XXXXXX

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  09/2012
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-1810711732
2018-1912613040
2019-2011712041
2020-2110510741
2021-22682835

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 2,739

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
2017-1826632
2018-19301040
2019-20301141
2020-21291241
2021-2226935
Five Year Summary14148189
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 Years1140118961562189



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)6760%$42,170$51,617$68,116
2016-17 (3 years)15164%$30,781$46,713$55,740
2018-19 (18 months)18161%$25,036$37,536$46,334



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 2016-1710775.9%$ 25,840$ 28,422$ 35,348$ 41,172
2013-14 to 2017-1810873.5%$ 25,000$ 27,922$ 33,494$ 40,215
2014-15 to 2018-1911571.4%$ 20,422$ 27,000$ 30,656$ 38,491
2015-16 to 2019-2012272.2%$ 21,996$ 26,844$ 30,646$ 38,046
2016-17 to 2020-2112574.4%$ 23,046$ 26,844$ 30,915$ 38,046
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 2016-1710775.9%$ 27,000$ 56,622$ 59,804$ 88,500
2013-14 to 2017-1810873.5%$ 26,961$ 55,674$ 59,339$ 86,300
2014-15 to 2018-1911571.4%$ 24,052$ 48,976$ 55,083$ 83,210
2015-16 to 2019-2012272.2%$ 24,740$ 50,303$ 56,986$ 83,313
2016-17 to 2020-2112574.4%$ 25,844$ 46,798$ 55,789$ 81,767


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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