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Virginia Western Community College

Humanities/Humanistic Studies (24.0103)
Associate's Degree - Transfer
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Liberal Arts
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: AA
2010 CIP Code: 240103

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-19896216
2019-20976710
2020-21795813
2021-221017314
2022-231228317

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
3.4360$ 1,245




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
2018-1916016
2019-2010010
2020-2113013
2021-2213114
2022-2317017
Five Year Summary69170
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 Years1110070746270



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)5254%$31,325$41,231$53,501
2013-14 (8 years)5345%$30,839$43,461$64,716
2016-17 (5 years)7474%$24,192$32,149$52,636
2018-19 (3 years)7963%$14,717$23,677$39,737
2020-21 (18 months)11546%$19,104$36,207$55,859



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 2017-182736.0%$ 6,186$ 9,754$ 12,859$ 18,055
2014-15 to 2018-192632.9%$ 5,444$ 8,983$ 12,937$ 17,971
2015-16 to 2019-202533.8%$ 5,444$ 8,129$ 11,968$ 13,112
2016-17 to 2020-212031.2%$ 5,221$ 6,608$ 9,754$ 11,380
2017-18 to 2021-221726.2%$ 5,444$ 6,965$ 10,726$ 11,874
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 2017-182837.3%$ 6,218$ 10,121$ 13,983$ 15,584
2014-15 to 2018-192734.2%$ 6,250$ 10,488$ 14,709$ 21,425
2015-16 to 2019-202635.1%$ 5,444$ 8,983$ 13,745$ 17,971
2016-17 to 2020-212132.8%$ 5,442$ 8,129$ 10,546$ 11,874
2017-18 to 2021-221827.7%$ 5,442$ 8,360$ 11,155$ 13,112


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More Details on Degree Awards History.


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