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University of Virginia

African-American/Black Studies (05.0201)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




African-American and African Studies
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA
2010 CIP Code: 050201

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  09/1981
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-19526130
2019-20475026
2020-21535929
2021-22717130
2022-23444832

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
4.53125$ 2,805

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)
2.4478




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
2018-1927330
2019-2020626
2020-21161329
2021-2225530
2022-23141832
Five Year Summary10245147
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 Years31060614711130147



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)15828%$52,403$64,291$91,026
2013-14 (8 years)16524%$41,177$55,980$74,772
2016-17 (5 years)14125%$42,495$54,462$65,699
2018-19 (3 years)13534%$40,534$51,579$59,163
2020-21 (18 months)24735%$39,620$70,135$104,449



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 2017-186173.5%$ 12,403$ 24,060$ 26,392$ 33,189
2014-15 to 2018-196172.6%$ 11,017$ 18,762$ 24,472$ 31,723
2015-16 to 2019-206676.7%$ 7,422$ 17,453$ 20,052$ 29,199
2016-17 to 2020-216273.8%$ 6,596$ 17,588$ 20,044$ 29,199
2017-18 to 2021-226373.3%$ 7,422$ 17,059$ 19,725$ 28,743
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 2017-186173.5%$ 12,403$ 25,019$ 30,103$ 38,154
2014-15 to 2018-196172.6%$ 11,017$ 20,289$ 28,822$ 38,154
2015-16 to 2019-206676.7%$ 7,422$ 18,304$ 23,388$ 31,891
2016-17 to 2020-216273.8%$ 6,596$ 17,588$ 22,604$ 30,568
2017-18 to 2021-226373.3%$ 7,422$ 17,059$ 22,881$ 30,744


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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