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Virginia Commonwealth University

Mathematics, General (27.0101)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Mathematical Sciences
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BS
2010 CIP Code: 270101

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-1827723975
2018-1923822055
2019-2023622042
2020-2122118656
2021-2216213963

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 3,820

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)




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
2017-1874175
2018-1954155
2019-2040242
2020-2155156
2021-2262163
Five Year Summary2856291
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 Years933160291261415291



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
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2009-10 (10 years)14447%$46,888$57,371$78,877
2011-12 (8 years)17353%$45,382$52,971$74,974
2014-15 (5 years)20857%$41,056$54,134$68,240
2016-17 (3 years)26455%$36,447$51,029$66,254
2018-19 (18 months)31258%$24,549$39,243$51,830



Student Debt of Graduates
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Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2012-13 to 2016-1716363.7%$ 18,750$ 28,250$ 32,975$ 43,750
2013-14 to 2017-1818464.8%$ 20,189$ 28,375$ 34,092$ 44,784
2014-15 to 2018-1919966.8%$ 20,250$ 28,500$ 34,068$ 43,750
2015-16 to 2019-2019166.8%$ 20,375$ 28,506$ 34,149$ 43,750
2016-17 to 2020-2119467.6%$ 20,002$ 28,000$ 32,309$ 38,763
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
2012-13 to 2016-1716363.7%$ 18,750$ 29,811$ 36,923$ 46,000
2013-14 to 2017-1818464.8%$ 20,438$ 30,517$ 38,301$ 51,722
2014-15 to 2018-1919966.8%$ 20,375$ 30,850$ 38,428$ 52,247
2015-16 to 2019-2019166.8%$ 21,000$ 30,850$ 38,884$ 53,296
2016-17 to 2020-2119467.6%$ 20,542$ 29,700$ 36,277$ 49,006


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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