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Virginia Western Community College

Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other (52.0499)
Short-Term Undergraduate Certificate
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes

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

Credit HoursProgram Offered

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
6.8023$ 3,395

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
Five Year Summary62062
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 Years021262649162

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)1759%$17,687$44,578$61,299
2016-17 (5 years)1968%$28,295$39,252$48,929
2018-19 (3 years)NaN
2020-21 (18 months)2774%$22,975$33,022$55,828

Student Debt of Graduates
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Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2016-17 to 2020-211348.1%$ 26,792$ 42,160$ 35,611$ 44,429
2017-18 to 2021-221848.6%$ 7,915$ 32,339$ 29,889$ 44,429
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
2016-17 to 2020-211348.1%$ 28,034$ 44,039$ 37,087$ 45,983
2017-18 to 2021-221848.6%$ 7,915$ 39,402$ 30,956$ 45,983

More Details on Enrollment History.

More Details on Degree Awards History.

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