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Shenandoah University

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:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2016-1724238
2018-1925246
2019-2022213
2020-2122209
2021-221776

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 3,180

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



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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
2017-18527
2018-19516
2019-20123
2020-21819
2021-22516
Five Year Summary24731
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 Years001031126331

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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.






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Post-Completion Wage Outcomes
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2009-10 (10 years)2040%
2011-12 (8 years)1968%$40,283$47,957$54,893
2014-15 (5 years)1968%$38,054$48,902$63,101
2016-17 (3 years)2864%$29,713$41,162$60,143
2018-19 (18 months)3171%$22,229$36,561$42,093



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 2016-171765.4%$ 26,718$ 27,710$ 30,551$ 36,856
2013-14 to 2017-181763.0%$ 26,766$ 30,920$ 35,051$ 39,068
2014-15 to 2018-192069.0%$ 24,495$ 30,580$ 31,813$ 38,502
2015-16 to 2019-202172.4%$ 26,718$ 30,920$ 31,562$ 36,856
2016-17 to 2020-212266.7%$ 20,126$ 31,316$ 31,282$ 36,856
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 2016-171765.4%$ 27,710$ 45,552$ 46,297$ 61,742
2013-14 to 2017-181763.0%$ 30,240$ 45,552$ 46,737$ 61,270
2014-15 to 2018-192069.0%$ 28,975$ 46,060$ 48,197$ 61,506
2015-16 to 2019-202172.4%$ 30,240$ 37,936$ 44,244$ 59,055
2016-17 to 2020-212266.7%$ 26,718$ 35,035$ 45,323$ 59,055


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More Details on Degree Awards History.


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