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Virginia Union University

Mass Communication/Media Studies (09.0102)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Mass Communications
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA
2010 CIP Code: XXXXXX

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-19939618
2019-207816716
2020-21716610
2021-22655111
2022-2379439

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
4.50144$ 1,343

Average time-to-completion in years (transfer students)Average credits-to-completion (transfer students)
3.59113




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
2018-1981018
2019-207916
2020-217310
2021-224711
2022-23369
Five Year Summary293564
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 Years061006411164



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)2938%$33,412$49,573$59,792
2013-14 (8 years)5340%$34,089$50,894$54,791
2016-17 (5 years)6633%$28,513$36,619$50,739
2018-19 (3 years)7744%$18,661$28,982$40,302
2020-21 (18 months)13844%$33,851$46,428$64,060



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 2017-187197.3%$ 24,498$ 32,492$ 32,424$ 41,534
2014-15 to 2018-197496.1%$ 24,742$ 33,124$ 32,630$ 40,574
2015-16 to 2019-207795.1%$ 24,498$ 30,680$ 31,763$ 39,584
2016-17 to 2020-216993.2%$ 24,738$ 30,184$ 30,977$ 39,335
2017-18 to 2021-226793.1%$ 22,762$ 27,793$ 28,979$ 35,329
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 2017-187197.3%$ 37,028$ 46,553$ 50,833$ 67,791
2014-15 to 2018-197496.1%$ 36,765$ 45,760$ 50,673$ 62,501
2015-16 to 2019-207896.3%$ 35,032$ 45,025$ 50,397$ 67,774
2016-17 to 2020-217094.6%$ 33,013$ 44,533$ 49,096$ 66,509
2017-18 to 2021-226894.4%$ 30,180$ 44,533$ 49,285$ 67,934


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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