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Virginia Wesleyan University

Women's Studies (05.0207)
Bachelor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Women's Studies
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: BA
2010 CIP Code: 050207

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

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Date of Last Council Action (mm/yyyy)  BCHE
Date Program Placed on Probation:  BCHE
Date Program Closed:  
BCHE - Before Council of Higher Education
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2017-1811124
2018-1911126
2019-208104
2020-21342
2021-22422

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 2,356

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




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
2017-18314
2018-19606
2019-20224
2020-21022
2021-22202
Five Year Summary13518
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 Years05001827218



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
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2009-10 (10 years)1100%
2011-12 (8 years)2100%
2014-15 (5 years)757%
2016-17 (3 years)1233%
2018-19 (18 months)2143%



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 2017-181381.2%$ 27,000$ 42,402$ 41,837$ 47,000
2014-15 to 2018-191477.8%$ 34,375$ 43,701$ 43,884$ 51,000
2015-16 to 2019-201381.2%$ 20,500$ 39,854$ 36,175$ 45,000
2016-17 to 2020-211381.2%$ 27,000$ 41,250$ 37,694$ 45,000
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 2017-181381.2%$ 34,375$ 47,000$ 52,689$ 70,179
2014-15 to 2018-191477.8%$ 34,375$ 48,123$ 48,353$ 56,768
2015-16 to 2019-201381.2%$ 20,500$ 39,854$ 37,548$ 49,245
2016-17 to 2020-211381.2%$ 27,000$ 41,250$ 39,067$ 49,245


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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