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Virginia Highlands Community College

Precision Metal Working, Other (48.0599)
Associate's Degree - Applied
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Computer Numerical Control
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: AAS
2010 CIP Code: 480599

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  05/2008
Date of Last Council Action (mm/yyyy)  01/2008
Date Program Placed on Probation:  BCHE
Date Program Closed:  
BCHE - Before Council of Higher Education
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2013-14213
2014-15100
2019-20012
2020-21171510
2021-22973

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 3,020



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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
2019-20112
2020-218210
2021-22303
Five Year Summary12315
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 Years000015015015

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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)757%
2011-12 (8 years)1155%
2014-15 (5 years)1155%
2016-17 (3 years)863%
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
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


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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