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Shenandoah University

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

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

Credit HoursProgram Offered

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  09/1996
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees

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)

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
Five Year Summary19726
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 Years030026113626

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)1354%
2011-12 (8 years)956%
2014-15 (5 years)771%
2016-17 (3 years)560%
2018-19 (18 months)NaN

Student Debt of Graduates
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Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2015-16 to 2019-201381.2%$ 13,856$ 21,884$ 31,368$ 46,074
2016-17 to 2020-211680.0%$ 15,587$ 24,399$ 35,352$ 46,369
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
2015-16 to 2019-201381.2%$ 34,630$ 42,604$ 46,287$ 59,034
2016-17 to 2020-211680.0%$ 30,674$ 44,339$ 54,693$ 69,982

More Details on Enrollment History.

More Details on Degree Awards History.

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