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Virginia Commonwealth University

Business/Managerial Economics (52.0601)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Economics
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BS
2010 CIP Code: 520601

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-1817415861
2018-1915113569
2019-2012711446
2020-211089660
2021-22843733

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 3,931

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



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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
2017-1857461
2018-1961869
2019-2039746
2020-2156460
2021-2233033
Five Year Summary24623269
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 Years2133140269221224269

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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.






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Post-Completion Wage Outcomes
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2009-10 (10 years)16244%$51,716$85,012$105,096
2011-12 (8 years)21654%$47,404$80,711$98,118
2014-15 (5 years)30854%$45,980$63,841$86,003
2016-17 (3 years)38254%$37,901$54,695$68,608
2018-19 (18 months)39158%$29,905$40,746$53,436



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 2016-1724265.4%$ 17,500$ 26,862$ 27,766$ 35,000
2013-14 to 2017-1823763.2%$ 18,500$ 26,974$ 28,167$ 36,570
2014-15 to 2018-1924865.1%$ 17,500$ 26,833$ 28,452$ 37,225
2015-16 to 2019-2022464.0%$ 16,750$ 26,471$ 28,781$ 37,875
2016-17 to 2020-2120261.6%$ 15,000$ 25,000$ 27,908$ 37,250
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 2016-1724365.7%$ 18,250$ 27,000$ 30,237$ 40,063
2013-14 to 2017-1823763.2%$ 18,750$ 27,000$ 30,465$ 40,000
2014-15 to 2018-1924865.1%$ 18,536$ 27,000$ 30,852$ 41,462
2015-16 to 2019-2022464.0%$ 17,500$ 27,000$ 31,578$ 43,085
2016-17 to 2020-2120261.6%$ 15,250$ 26,000$ 32,509$ 43,086


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More Details on Degree Awards History.


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