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Roanoke College

Biology/Biological Sciences, General (26.0101)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Biology
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA/BS
2010 CIP Code: 260101

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-18728933
2018-198410628
2019-208710736
2020-217310433
2021-22874835

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 2,037

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
2017-18221133
2018-1919928
2019-20241236
2020-21141933
2021-22191635
Five Year Summary9867165
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 Years390216581330165



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)12446%$42,692$62,707$106,673
2011-12 (8 years)13437%$47,329$60,367$92,621
2014-15 (5 years)15339%$37,758$48,608$61,321
2016-17 (3 years)18238%$27,591$40,573$47,860
2018-19 (18 months)18136%$20,210$30,059$37,528



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 2016-1713880.2%$ 26,500$ 27,250$ 36,219$ 47,668
2013-14 to 2017-1813578.9%$ 26,641$ 28,000$ 37,140$ 46,314
2014-15 to 2018-1913277.6%$ 26,821$ 28,000$ 38,437$ 49,381
2015-16 to 2019-2013177.5%$ 26,500$ 28,000$ 35,967$ 43,800
2016-17 to 2020-2111675.8%$ 25,493$ 27,000$ 32,846$ 32,461
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 2016-1713880.2%$ 27,000$ 36,625$ 45,910$ 65,000
2013-14 to 2017-1813578.9%$ 27,000$ 38,500$ 48,858$ 70,600
2014-15 to 2018-1913277.6%$ 27,000$ 41,219$ 50,916$ 72,041
2015-16 to 2019-2013177.5%$ 27,000$ 39,500$ 50,234$ 71,178
2016-17 to 2020-2111675.8%$ 26,626$ 30,250$ 47,544$ 70,521


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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