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Roanoke College

Environmental Studies (03.0103)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Environmental Studies
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BS
2010 CIP Code: 030103

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  09/1998
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-19425419
2019-20384614
2020-21395217
2021-22345016
2022-23415313

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
4.10143$ 1,700

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)
3.1890




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
2018-1910919
2019-206814
2020-219817
2021-2210616
2022-237613
Five Year Summary423779
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 Years150079170079



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)2846%$34,415$54,943$74,603
2013-14 (8 years)3546%$32,362$49,682$59,566
2016-17 (5 years)7141%$37,692$46,872$59,433
2018-19 (3 years)8833%$30,514$43,884$56,385
2020-21 (18 months)14129%$41,641$60,539$94,643



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 2017-186076.9%$ 25,572$ 28,500$ 39,884$ 48,750
2014-15 to 2018-196777.9%$ 26,144$ 28,500$ 42,996$ 59,631
2015-16 to 2019-206275.6%$ 27,000$ 31,500$ 48,391$ 74,510
2016-17 to 2020-215571.4%$ 21,500$ 28,500$ 46,103$ 74,510
2017-18 to 2021-225772.2%$ 21,500$ 28,500$ 42,066$ 53,688
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 2017-186076.9%$ 26,572$ 36,157$ 48,122$ 61,151
2014-15 to 2018-196777.9%$ 27,000$ 40,873$ 54,792$ 85,250
2015-16 to 2019-206275.6%$ 27,000$ 44,866$ 59,254$ 94,051
2016-17 to 2020-215571.4%$ 21,500$ 39,977$ 59,849$ 99,279
2017-18 to 2021-225772.2%$ 27,000$ 43,620$ 58,420$ 94,051


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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