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University of Virginia

Public Administration (44.0401)
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Public Administration
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: CERT
2010 CIP Code: XXXXXX

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  09/2012
Program authorized for distance learning
This program can be completed solely via distance education.
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-191257
2019-2014712
2020-21271215
2021-2219617
2022-2310411

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 3,600




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
2018-19617
2019-2010212
2020-219615
2021-228917
2022-235611
Five Year Summary382462
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 Years240062345162



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)NaN
2013-14 (8 years)NaN
2016-17 (5 years)1729%
2018-19 (3 years)2756%$61,339$82,978$122,014
2020-21 (18 months)7758%$110,101$128,607$198,377



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 2017-18
2014-15 to 2018-19
2015-16 to 2019-20
2016-17 to 2020-21
2017-18 to 2021-22
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 2017-18
2014-15 to 2018-19
2015-16 to 2019-20
2016-17 to 2020-21
2017-18 to 2021-22


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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