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University of Virginia

Astronomy (40.0201)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Astronomy
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA/BS
2010 CIP Code: 400201

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-19424814
2019-20374116
2020-21343518
2021-22525014
2022-23404511

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
4.14124$ 3,070

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)
2.9478




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
2018-1912214
2019-2015116
2020-2114418
2021-2210414
2022-237411
Five Year Summary581573
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 Years510673646473



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)3421%
2013-14 (8 years)3628%$60,368$68,423$96,616
2016-17 (5 years)5326%$29,716$52,822$70,594
2018-19 (3 years)6926%$29,297$56,068$77,394
2020-21 (18 months)12821%$59,447$71,882$119,291



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 2017-182547.2%$ 17,350$ 29,742$ 31,418$ 35,007
2014-15 to 2018-192745.0%$ 19,300$ 29,244$ 30,904$ 35,007
2015-16 to 2019-202647.3%$ 12,245$ 26,515$ 26,258$ 34,094
2016-17 to 2020-212543.1%$ 10,730$ 21,235$ 25,326$ 30,220
2017-18 to 2021-222744.3%$ 10,730$ 22,422$ 26,076$ 35,720
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 2017-182547.2%$ 19,300$ 33,561$ 40,631$ 55,296
2014-15 to 2018-192745.0%$ 19,300$ 29,840$ 37,661$ 50,874
2015-16 to 2019-202647.3%$ 12,245$ 28,027$ 33,272$ 42,722
2016-17 to 2020-212543.1%$ 10,730$ 21,235$ 31,655$ 42,722
2017-18 to 2021-222744.3%$ 10,730$ 22,422$ 32,326$ 42,722


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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