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Roanoke College

Sociology, General. (45.1101)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Sociology
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA
2010 CIP Code: 451101

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-18527022
2018-19546318
2019-20435222
2020-21263217
2021-2227158

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 2,123

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
2017-1891322
2018-1913518
2019-20101222
2020-2112517
2021-22538
Five Year Summary493887
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 Years190187861087



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)17636%$37,049$48,749$63,446
2011-12 (8 years)17833%$37,263$47,764$58,904
2014-15 (5 years)12633%$35,043$40,987$46,934
2016-17 (3 years)11744%$36,081$40,400$44,623
2018-19 (18 months)11045%$17,998$27,032$39,262



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 2016-177570.8%$ 26,500$ 29,500$ 39,882$ 52,200
2013-14 to 2017-187170.3%$ 26,150$ 29,813$ 42,343$ 61,612
2014-15 to 2018-197071.4%$ 25,000$ 32,927$ 43,403$ 62,838
2015-16 to 2019-207374.5%$ 26,150$ 30,625$ 41,003$ 60,056
2016-17 to 2020-217280.0%$ 26,411$ 30,813$ 40,708$ 60,098
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 2016-177570.8%$ 27,000$ 46,500$ 49,663$ 70,391
2013-14 to 2017-187170.3%$ 27,000$ 51,907$ 52,965$ 78,000
2014-15 to 2018-197071.4%$ 27,000$ 51,704$ 53,187$ 78,000
2015-16 to 2019-207374.5%$ 27,000$ 46,821$ 52,457$ 78,000
2016-17 to 2020-217280.0%$ 27,000$ 52,390$ 55,161$ 79,076


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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