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University of Virginia

Religion/Religious Studies (38.0201)
Master's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Religious Studies
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: MA
2010 CIP Code: 380201

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-1913139
2019-2017168
2020-21252122
2021-22353414
2022-23221914

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 3,835




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
2018-19459
2019-20178
2020-21111122
2021-2231114
2022-2331114
Five Year Summary224567
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 Years1230067542267



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)5618%$28,204$81,821$104,678
2013-14 (8 years)7218%$53,900$72,667$100,294
2016-17 (5 years)6517%$19,722$39,909$81,807
2018-19 (3 years)5422%$21,727$44,782$53,631
2020-21 (18 months)10424%$23,337$43,185$69,796



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 2017-182539.7%$ 20,296$ 30,423$ 31,028$ 40,564
2014-15 to 2018-191731.5%$ 20,282$ 30,427$ 32,782$ 40,564
2015-16 to 2019-201224.0%$ 20,282$ 27,172$ 30,394$ 39,138
2016-17 to 2020-211320.6%$ 20,282$ 20,284$ 22,715$ 30,423
2017-18 to 2021-221420.3%$ 20,282$ 20,284$ 21,817$ 30,423
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 2017-182539.7%$ 33,602$ 43,441$ 51,450$ 73,765
2014-15 to 2018-191731.5%$ 33,602$ 43,441$ 50,219$ 60,177
2015-16 to 2019-201224.0%$ 26,889$ 39,892$ 45,033$ 50,325
2016-17 to 2020-211320.6%$ 20,282$ 34,050$ 31,640$ 43,441
2017-18 to 2021-221521.7%$ 20,282$ 35,177$ 36,700$ 47,292


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