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University of Richmond

American/United States Studies/Civilization (05.0102)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




American Studies
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA
2010 CIP Code: 050102

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-1910105
2019-2011117
2020-21782
2021-22554
2022-23342

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
4.17114$ 3,036

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)
3.8886




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
2018-19145
2019-20347
2020-21202
2021-22224
2022-23112
Five Year Summary91120
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 Years07002019220



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)1513%
2013-14 (8 years)1724%
2016-17 (5 years)2425%
2018-19 (3 years)2612%
2020-21 (18 months)4823%



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 2017-181266.7%$ 9,771$ 21,275$ 18,416$ 25,474
2014-15 to 2018-191263.2%$ 11,571$ 21,275$ 18,714$ 25,265
2015-16 to 2019-201260.0%$ 12,133$ 19,370$ 18,028$ 23,891
2016-17 to 2020-211161.1%$ 10,765$ 17,690$ 17,753$ 24,030
2017-18 to 2021-221052.6%$ 10,765$ 15,916$ 16,869$ 24,030
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 2017-181266.7%$ 9,771$ 21,275$ 27,982$ 40,500
2014-15 to 2018-191263.2%$ 11,571$ 21,275$ 31,676$ 51,540
2015-16 to 2019-201260.0%$ 12,133$ 19,370$ 30,990$ 51,540
2016-17 to 2020-211161.1%$ 10,765$ 17,690$ 31,893$ 52,580
2017-18 to 2021-221052.6%$ 10,765$ 15,916$ 27,141$ 27,000


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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