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Richard Bland College

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (24.0101)
Associate's Degree - Transfer
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Associate of Arts
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: AA
2010 CIP Code: 240101

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-1818015529
2018-19837928
2019-20554721
2020-21473515
2022-232,047966153

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
2.2960$ 1,439




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
2018-1928028
2019-2021021
2020-2114115
2021-22808
2022-231467153
Five Year Summary2178225
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 Years276142251211015225



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)4358%$33,797$47,528$71,858
2013-14 (8 years)4264%$32,071$51,370$62,223
2016-17 (5 years)4654%$15,439$36,976$51,096
2018-19 (3 years)8965%$15,937$25,537$42,246
2020-21 (18 months)10950%$8,905$12,928$26,096



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 2017-183147.7%$ 8,967$ 11,932$ 12,559$ 16,938
2014-15 to 2018-195157.3%$ 9,896$ 11,932$ 13,186$ 17,432
2015-16 to 2019-206262.0%$ 9,651$ 11,932$ 13,671$ 18,368
2016-17 to 2020-217165.1%$ 8,500$ 11,932$ 13,482$ 18,368
2017-18 to 2021-226766.3%$ 9,109$ 11,932$ 13,839$ 18,378
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 2017-183147.7%$ 10,452$ 12,327$ 16,370$ 20,827
2014-15 to 2018-195157.3%$ 10,500$ 13,182$ 16,402$ 21,378
2015-16 to 2019-206262.0%$ 10,452$ 14,056$ 17,362$ 23,388
2016-17 to 2020-217165.1%$ 8,967$ 14,160$ 16,983$ 23,388
2017-18 to 2021-226766.3%$ 9,896$ 15,947$ 17,550$ 24,500


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