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Roanoke College

Creative Writing (23.1302)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




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

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  08/2011
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-19354415
2019-2030388
2020-21263417
2021-2226357
2022-2325318

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
3.97142$ 2,410

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
2018-197815
2019-20448
2020-219817
2021-22347
2022-23448
Five Year Summary272855
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 Years120055246055



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)NaN
2013-14 (8 years)NaN
2016-17 (5 years)4633%$31,701$44,819$58,360
2018-19 (3 years)6335%$16,589$35,141$43,617
2020-21 (18 months)11939%$37,163$47,237$60,343



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 2017-183890.5%$ 24,750$ 27,250$ 35,401$ 45,577
2014-15 to 2018-194081.6%$ 23,625$ 28,500$ 35,954$ 45,789
2015-16 to 2019-204180.4%$ 27,000$ 28,500$ 37,345$ 45,577
2016-17 to 2020-213973.6%$ 24,750$ 28,000$ 33,415$ 41,257
2017-18 to 2021-223268.1%$ 24,875$ 28,000$ 33,932$ 36,250
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 2017-183890.5%$ 27,000$ 42,990$ 47,662$ 58,831
2014-15 to 2018-194183.7%$ 27,000$ 44,723$ 48,735$ 62,980
2015-16 to 2019-204282.4%$ 27,000$ 39,429$ 48,884$ 62,980
2016-17 to 2020-214075.5%$ 27,000$ 35,816$ 44,221$ 58,151
2017-18 to 2021-223370.2%$ 27,000$ 28,500$ 44,357$ 58,831


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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