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Shenandoah University

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (24.0101)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




University Interdisciplinary Studies
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA/BS
2010 CIP Code: 240101

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2016-17545211
2018-19474310
2019-20342711
2020-21887
2021-22313

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
2017-1811516
2018-199110
2019-2011011
2020-21527
2021-22213
Five Year Summary38947
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 Years020147332847

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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)7256%$47,303$52,613$76,568
2011-12 (8 years)9049%$48,418$59,016$83,938
2014-15 (5 years)6565%$45,428$47,424$57,548
2016-17 (3 years)4360%$45,319$48,790$53,751
2018-19 (18 months)4770%$32,680$42,926$49,596



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 2016-173274.4%$ 20,936$ 27,978$ 38,435$ 50,188
2013-14 to 2017-183681.8%$ 21,779$ 26,778$ 36,214$ 48,563
2014-15 to 2018-193880.9%$ 23,936$ 27,792$ 38,856$ 52,536
2015-16 to 2019-204783.9%$ 24,736$ 27,256$ 37,292$ 47,335
2016-17 to 2020-214683.6%$ 25,726$ 28,698$ 39,404$ 52,536
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 2016-173274.4%$ 26,317$ 45,222$ 50,887$ 78,211
2013-14 to 2017-183681.8%$ 25,271$ 46,029$ 53,424$ 81,795
2014-15 to 2018-193880.9%$ 27,831$ 56,663$ 57,781$ 81,117
2015-16 to 2019-204783.9%$ 28,697$ 54,081$ 59,532$ 87,832
2016-17 to 2020-214683.6%$ 32,230$ 59,296$ 62,563$ 90,304


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More Details on Degree Awards History.


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