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Virginia Western Community College

Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General (12.0500)
Short-Term Undergraduate Certificate
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Culinary Arts
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: CSC
2010 CIP Code: XXXXXX

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-1911521
2019-20402610
2020-2110415
2021-222315
2022-239412

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
5.4426$ 2,247




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
2018-1921021
2019-2010010
2020-2115015
2021-2215015
2022-2312012
Five Year Summary73073
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 Years050073560073



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, Earnings in 2022
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2011-12 (10 years)NaN
2013-14 (8 years)3070%$15,525$32,115$44,639
2016-17 (5 years)8159%$20,880$29,531$34,273
2018-19 (3 years)10167%$24,854$31,050$38,601
2020-21 (18 months)18374%$35,283$48,263$60,748



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 2017-183942.9%$ 7,224$ 16,822$ 17,452$ 26,464
2014-15 to 2018-194342.6%$ 6,580$ 17,815$ 17,797$ 27,218
2015-16 to 2019-204443.6%$ 7,274$ 18,775$ 18,702$ 28,162
2016-17 to 2020-214040.4%$ 7,274$ 16,036$ 17,277$ 27,626
2017-18 to 2021-223036.6%$ 7,324$ 17,319$ 18,930$ 28,629
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 2017-183942.9%$ 7,918$ 16,822$ 17,760$ 26,464
2014-15 to 2018-194342.6%$ 7,324$ 17,815$ 18,076$ 27,218
2015-16 to 2019-204443.6%$ 7,274$ 18,775$ 18,702$ 28,162
2016-17 to 2020-214040.4%$ 7,274$ 16,036$ 17,277$ 27,626
2017-18 to 2021-223036.6%$ 7,324$ 17,319$ 18,930$ 28,629


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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