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Southern Virginia University

Biology/Biological Sciences, General (26.0101)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Biology
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA
2010 CIP Code: 260101

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  XX/2003
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-1818193
2018-1921238
2019-2026276
2020-2133338
2021-2229148

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 2,069

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
2017-18033
2018-19178
2019-20156
2020-21268
2021-22178
Five Year Summary52833
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 Years010033421633



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)2114%
2011-12 (8 years)346%
2014-15 (5 years)4010%
2016-17 (3 years)4518%
2018-19 (18 months)4115%



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 2016-173170.5%$ 12,938$ 26,396$ 26,231$ 38,286
2013-14 to 2017-183173.8%$ 15,909$ 26,396$ 25,433$ 37,188
2014-15 to 2018-193175.6%$ 17,644$ 26,354$ 26,486$ 38,286
2015-16 to 2019-202873.7%$ 19,092$ 26,114$ 28,417$ 39,000
2016-17 to 2020-212775.0%$ 19,326$ 26,354$ 28,792$ 38,286
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 2016-173170.5%$ 12,938$ 26,396$ 29,944$ 43,916
2013-14 to 2017-183173.8%$ 17,318$ 26,610$ 29,108$ 43,047
2014-15 to 2018-193175.6%$ 17,644$ 30,749$ 32,370$ 44,722
2015-16 to 2019-202873.7%$ 19,837$ 35,889$ 34,764$ 44,319
2016-17 to 2020-212775.0%$ 24,544$ 37,572$ 35,782$ 44,722


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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