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University of Virginia

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (30.9999)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Interdisciplinary Studies
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BIS
2010 CIP Code: 309999

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  09/1999
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-191769554
2019-2018410040
2020-2120515238
2021-2223915049
2022-2325415253

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
9.8666$ 5,026

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)
3.9061




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
2018-1954054
2019-2040040
2020-2136238
2021-2244549
2022-2346753
Five Year Summary22014234
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 Years225113234241436234



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)24256%$47,248$71,477$92,944
2013-14 (8 years)29360%$49,679$65,355$91,357
2016-17 (5 years)35755%$46,104$66,448$93,834
2018-19 (3 years)32158%$41,499$61,489$95,011
2020-21 (18 months)25758%$35,834$55,380$86,652



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 2017-1821964.8%$ 16,193$ 29,269$ 30,579$ 44,085
2014-15 to 2018-1921867.9%$ 15,764$ 28,907$ 30,657$ 44,365
2015-16 to 2019-2021069.1%$ 15,588$ 28,950$ 30,548$ 44,365
2016-17 to 2020-2117668.5%$ 15,850$ 29,672$ 31,421$ 47,228
2017-18 to 2021-2216065.8%$ 15,407$ 29,649$ 31,119$ 47,914
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 2017-1822065.1%$ 17,224$ 30,624$ 31,914$ 44,575
2014-15 to 2018-1921968.2%$ 16,418$ 29,842$ 31,899$ 45,376
2015-16 to 2019-2021269.7%$ 15,908$ 30,010$ 31,512$ 45,027
2016-17 to 2020-2117869.3%$ 16,689$ 30,277$ 32,392$ 47,765
2017-18 to 2021-2216266.7%$ 15,593$ 29,672$ 31,540$ 48,063


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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