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Virginia Western Community College

Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Techn... (15.0303)
Short-Term Undergraduate Certificate
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Electrical Electronics
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
2018-19694453
2019-20865937
2020-21886957
2021-22845160
2022-23744936

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
6.8929$ 2,704




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
2018-1953053
2019-2037037
2020-2156157
2021-2260060
2022-2336036
Five Year Summary2421243
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 Years01301024342113243



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)6856%$47,106$56,558$103,520
2013-14 (8 years)11864%$43,242$55,355$79,331
2016-17 (5 years)11279%$39,629$52,404$77,983
2018-19 (3 years)14481%$35,568$47,706$62,877
2020-21 (18 months)33576%$46,388$80,276$106,439



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 2017-184034.2%$ 4,448$ 10,109$ 11,493$ 15,004
2014-15 to 2018-195034.7%$ 4,521$ 11,845$ 14,783$ 19,790
2015-16 to 2019-204730.7%$ 5,500$ 12,320$ 16,013$ 19,894
2016-17 to 2020-216030.6%$ 5,500$ 12,494$ 18,074$ 22,268
2017-18 to 2021-227330.9%$ 5,500$ 14,100$ 18,594$ 25,000
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 2017-184034.2%$ 4,540$ 10,818$ 12,067$ 16,018
2014-15 to 2018-195034.7%$ 4,849$ 12,249$ 17,042$ 19,894
2015-16 to 2019-204730.7%$ 6,536$ 12,370$ 18,828$ 21,280
2016-17 to 2020-216030.6%$ 6,971$ 14,186$ 20,924$ 24,930
2017-18 to 2021-227330.9%$ 8,225$ 15,907$ 21,542$ 28,963


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More Details on Degree Awards History.


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