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Southern Virginia University

Computer Science (11.0701)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Computer Science
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BS
2010 CIP Code: 110701

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  08/2007
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-1823233
2018-19272710
2019-2027269
2020-2119176
2021-221674

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 2,381

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
2017-18213
2018-1901010
2019-20369
2020-21156
2021-22044
Five Year Summary62632
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 Years200032321232

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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)50%
2011-12 (8 years)138%
2014-15 (5 years)1127%
2016-17 (3 years)1414%
2018-19 (18 months)2722%



Student Debt of Graduates

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Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2013-14 to 2017-181381.2%$ 6,928$ 14,882$ 21,448$ 29,713
2014-15 to 2018-192076.9%$ 6,716$ 20,182$ 21,233$ 30,099
2015-16 to 2019-202475.0%$ 6,819$ 24,944$ 23,901$ 33,418
2016-17 to 2020-212064.5%$ 15,192$ 26,193$ 27,462$ 34,798
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
2013-14 to 2017-181381.2%$ 6,928$ 23,980$ 24,793$ 35,459
2014-15 to 2018-192076.9%$ 7,031$ 24,424$ 26,030$ 35,295
2015-16 to 2019-202475.0%$ 7,278$ 27,850$ 27,898$ 35,852
2016-17 to 2020-212064.5%$ 18,708$ 28,295$ 31,443$ 39,075


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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