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Sweet Briar College

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/BS
2010 CIP Code: 260101

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-1812126
2018-1918231
2019-20232511
2020-2120212
2021-22281417

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 2,050

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
2017-18516
2018-19011
2019-209211
2020-21022
2021-2210717
Five Year Summary241337
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 Years120037126737



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)6825%$38,885$57,301$79,145
2011-12 (8 years)8628%$43,314$52,794$66,726
2014-15 (5 years)8030%$31,523$46,564$58,107
2016-17 (3 years)6627%$16,167$37,897$46,862
2018-19 (18 months)4236%$9,473$16,287$48,280



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 2016-174875.0%$ 20,000$ 27,000$ 28,452$ 34,685
2013-14 to 2017-184876.2%$ 19,375$ 27,000$ 28,516$ 36,000
2014-15 to 2018-192970.7%$ 21,000$ 27,000$ 28,646$ 35,000
2015-16 to 2019-203378.6%$ 20,500$ 27,000$ 31,469$ 38,734
2016-17 to 2020-212793.1%$ 19,500$ 27,000$ 30,671$ 38,734
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 2016-174875.0%$ 27,000$ 44,440$ 49,703$ 65,408
2013-14 to 2017-184876.2%$ 25,707$ 44,440$ 49,124$ 63,469
2014-15 to 2018-192970.7%$ 25,500$ 42,648$ 47,914$ 66,754
2015-16 to 2019-203378.6%$ 26,000$ 42,648$ 45,495$ 61,998
2016-17 to 2020-212793.1%$ 26,000$ 38,734$ 43,307$ 56,487


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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